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DePaul women’s soccer picks up first conference win of season

DePaul celebrates a goal scored by freshman forward Kristin Boos, the first goal scored in the game against Butler University at Wish Field on Thursday. DePaul won against Butler 2-1.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 3, 2019

Entering the third month of the season, the DePaul women’s soccer team was still searching for their first home win of the season as they hosted Butler on Thursday. Against the Bulldogs, not only did the Blue Demons get their first win at Wish Field this season in six tries, but also picked up their...

DePaul volleyball libero brings leadership, composure to team

DePaul libero Isabelle Banez goes for a pass against Xavier on Wednesday at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The Blue Demons lost the match in five sets.

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Isabelle Banez embodies the spirit of the entire women’s volleyball team at DePaul. Her buzzing attitude and leadership bring a great element to the team. The whole team calls her by the nickname “Belle” and it is used as a term of endearment because everyone adores her. She is even a hometown ...

Women’s soccer sees newfound success ahead of conference play

DePaul junior forward Morgan Turner celebrates with her team after scoring the second goal for DePaul. Turner’s shot from outside the box put DePaul up for good.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Even in a long season, good teams tend to find themselves some time to reflect and strengthen up before the toughest stretches. For the women’s soccer team, they have found a comfortable time. In between regular-season tournaments and Big East conference play, there’s a lot to assess within the te...

Blue Demons miss plenty of chances, forced to settle for a draw

The DePaul Women’s soccer team celebrate a goal by junior forward Megan Turner against Bowling Green on Sunday at Wish Field.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2019

Coming off of a win and entering a new part of the season, the DePaul women’s soccer team (3-4-1) took on Bowling Green (2-3-2) in a Sunday matinee game at Wish Field. The first and second halves were decidedly different and, after two overtime periods, the teams tied at a score of 1-1 In the firs...

DePaul women’s basketball non-conference schedule released

DePaul freshmen Lexi Held and junior Chante Stonewall celebrate after Stonewall scored a crucial basket for the Blue Demons in the Big Tournament title game on March 13.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 15, 2019

The DePaul women’s basketball team released its non-conference schedule Tuesday and, while there are familiar opponents on the schedule – most notably Notre Dame and Connecticut – the Blue Demons will participate in two tournaments, which will pit them against teams they rarely face. DePaul beg...

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

DePaul’s freshman pitcher Pat Moore delivers a pitch at Cacciatore Stadium early this season. Through 93 innings pitched, the Oregon native leads the team with 121 strikeouts. (Steve Woltmann | DePaul Athletics)

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018

Since their solid start this season, DePaul’s softball team has had great success against competitors like Villanova and Seton Hall. Now, with less than a month in the season to go, the team is preparing to uphold its position in the Big East Tournament. For his part, head coach Eugene Lenti says he...

Blue Demon hurdler rewriting records

DePaul junior hurdler Alexia Brooks set a record two weeks ago — then she broke her own record a week later. 
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018

In the NCAA, a women’s regulation hurdle stands at 33 inches.  Five of them appear in the 60 meter dash, each staggered 8.5 meters apart on a polyurethane surface.  The race usually lasts under 10 seconds. But one measurement is incalculable: what is required for a hurdler to succeed. Whatever...

Women’s tennis players to play in postseason tournament

Women's tennis players to play in postseason tournament

Zachary Holden

May 22, 2016

Coming off a disappointing loss in the Big East Championship on May 1, Yuliya Shupenia and Rebeca Mitrea were unsure if their season was over or not. The DePaul women’s tennis team as a whole didn’t qualify for the NCAA Division I Tennis Championship, but there was a chance for the pair to qualif...

Jenkins and Podkowa to move forward overseas

Jenkins and Podkowa to move forward overseas

Zachary Holden

April 17, 2016

After Megan Podkowa and Chanise Jenkins played their final game as Blue Demons in the Sweet Sixteen loss to Oregon State, their future was unknown. Read More »...

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 »...

Former DePaul player Katherine Harry returns as part of the coaching staff

Katherine Harry held the DePaul record for most games played during her tenure. Harry sits in the top row of the bleachers during the game with her laptop. (Photo by Olivia Jepson | The DePaulia)

Matthew Paras

February 14, 2016

Katherine Harry watched as Doug Bruno ran practice. She observed as her former head coach taught the distinct screening and cutting that makes up DePaul’s offense. Read More »...

Women’s basketball’s success driven by tempo

Women's basketball's success driven by tempo

Ben Gartland

January 24, 2016

The Blue Demons took until the second quarter to really separate themselves from the Creighton Blue Jays, but DePaul's high-paced offense was able to put up a lot of points quickly. Creighton and DePaul played close in the first, with DePaul nursing a two-point lead at the break, but in the second quarter the Blue Demons...

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