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DePaul to face James Madison in the first game of the NCAA Regional

DePaul to face James Madison in the first game of the NCAA Regional

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 12, 2019

DePaul (34-14: Big East 11-5) will be making their 21st NCAA Tournament appearance against James Madison on May 17 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Blue Demons will participate in a four-team, double elimination regional that will feature No. 15 Michigan, James Madison and Saint Francis. DePaul took d...

DePaul defeats Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game

DePaul defeats Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

DePaul had to use every bit of magic they had in order to beat Villanova, and under first-year head coach Tracie Adix-Zins the Blue Demons came back from trailing 9-3 to win 11-10 and capture their third straight Big East Tournament title on Saturday in Rosemont, Illinois.  “I think the fact that we have done it mul...

Perseverance helps Blue Demons win close games

Perseverance helps Blue Demons win close games

Josh Gurevich, Asst. Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

The Blue Demons softball team has faced many tough situations before and this season is no different. DePaul has a new head coach for the first time in over three decades and has been adjusting fairly well up to this point. The main players who are contributing to the continued success and helping t...

DePaul makes easy work of Providence in double-header on Saturday

DePaul makes easy work of Providence in double-header on Saturday

Joshua Gurevich, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019

Junior pitcher Krista Dalgarn dominated out of the gates and her team backed the pitcher up by scoring eight runs to win the front-half of the double-header 8-0. The junior pitcher threw a gem, allowing three hits and no runs to improve to 12-4 on the season. The Blue Demons couldn’t have gotten off t...

Blue Demons exceeding expectations in new era

Blue Demons exceeding expectations in new era

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

When Eugene Lenti suddenly retired June 2018 as the head coach of DePaul’s softball program after 37 years during which he gained over 1,300 wins, there was some uncertainty as to who would take over the renowned program that had established a culture of winning. The following month, DePaul Athletics hired...

DePaul stays in Total Control with 5-0 start

DePaul stays in Total Control with 5-0 start

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

February 11, 2019

Before heading on the road for close to two months, DePaul (5-0) kicked off its season at the Total Control Sports Invitational at Rosemont, Illinois. with five wins over three days. The weekend started with a 5-4 victory over Green Bay on Friday afternoon. Saturday’s rematch was a different stor...

Former player returns as coach

Former player returns as coach

Lawrence Kreymer, Assistant Sports Editor

September 10, 2018

A familiar face to DePaul softball fans returned this summer in unexpected fashion, Tracie Adix-Zins is back in to Lincoln Park after her last season at DePaul 11 years ago. Adix-Zins comes in to takeover for Eugene Lenti after his sudden retirement in June and to help build on the success Lenti had ...

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

June 6, 2018

DePaul Blue Demon softball player Morgan Greenwood now has an exclamation point to conclude her school year on. On Monday, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced that they had selected the Blue Demons third baseman and catcher to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America...

Softball eliminated from regionals

Softball eliminated from regionals

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018

The weekend began with optimism and excitement as DePaul appeared in their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance after riding a four-game winning streak capped off by a win on Sunday over Creighton to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament. For the second straight year, however, the season ended in familiar f...

DePaul continues perfect start to Big East play

DePaul continues perfect start to Big East play

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 2, 2018

After almost two months on the road, DePaul (23-11, 6-0 Big East) opened the home portion of their schedule with a sweep of Villanova (10-13, 0-3 Big East) outscoring the Wildcats 34-6 over the series. The wins helped the Blue Demons extend its winning streak to six games, with the last four coming v...

DePaul softball advances to Big East conference finals

DePaul softball advances to Big East conference finals

Shane Rene

May 13, 2017

With one out in the bottom of her first conference tournament inning, DePaul freshman Missy Zoch found herself standing in the pitcher’s circle surrounded by base runners.  It’s moments like these when the panic sets in, the energy begins to dissipate and fundamentals become lost in a spastic pursuit...

Softball rolls through the Big East

Ben Savage

April 17, 2016

DePaul softball (19-21, 9-1 Big East) split Saturday’s doubleheader against Butler. After winning the first game via the mercy rule, the Blue Demons lost to Butler 10-1, ending their 12-game winning streak. Read More »...

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