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Wish Field struggles with attendance due to lack of soccer culture

Source: Bloomberg

Bella Michaels, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019

A late, brilliant goal is blasted into the upright corner net. As the player celebrates his winning goal, his teammates rush over to him one by one and he pauses. He looks over to the sunlit stands, as sweat drips down his face and sees emptiness. He wondered, who was he playing for? In a field that ...

DePaul bounces back with win in overtime

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

September 30, 2018

In their third Big East conference game of the season and home conference opener, DePaul (6-4-2; 2-1 Big East) hosted the Creighton Blue Jays on Sunday. In an exciting back-and-forth game that saw great scoring scoring opportunities for each team, the Blue Demons prevailed in overtime with a 2-1 victory...

Turf wars: DePaul students left out of bounds with access to Wish Field

(Parker Asmann / The DePaulia)

Parker Asmann

October 12, 2014

Luscious green fields that stretch as far as the eyes can see, where students can laugh and throw a Frisbee or just relax and catch up with friends — everyone has imagined this picturesque image at one time or another. Most college students have even been involved in these activities. Yet DePaul st...

A seamless transition: DePaul Wish Field’s turf got a makeover during summer break

Junior Elise Wyatt tries to control the ball against Illinois State on the new turf of Wish Field. (Photo: Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

Ben Gartland

September 22, 2014

There's a reason the DePaul soccer and softball teams are just  a little more excited to train and play at Wish Field this year. Gone are the hazardous seams, hard turf and infield clay, which have been replaced with a brand new turf field. Over the summer, Wish Field went through an overhaul ...

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