Freddy Thomas and Adrian Halimi led the way as DePaul maintained its hold of the leaderboard's top spot at the BIG EAST Championship. The Blue Demons hold a six-shot lead over second-place Xavier after 36 holes with the final round set for Tuesday.
After leading the Blue Demons to a three-game sweep over Villanova last weekend, Mary Connolly was named the BIG EAST Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. This was the fourth time the senior has been tabbed as the conference's top performer of the week in her career.
DePaul sits atop the leaderboard of the BIG EAST Championship presented by New York Life after combining for a score of 299 to lead the field by two shots. James Lelliott and Freddy Thomas each are in the top 10 after 18 holes as the Blue Demons are two shots ahead of Georgetown and Xavier.
For the second straight year the BIG EAST Women's Tennis Tournament championship belongs to the DePaul Blue Demons. Rebeca Mitrea was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player
The bats came alive for the DePaul softball team in its 14-1 thrashing of Villanova in six innings on Sunday. The Blue Demons (20-21, 11-3 BIG EAST) completed the three-game sweep behind 13 hits - three of which left the yard.
DePaul defeats Marquette, 4-0, to advance to BIG EAST Finals. The Blue Demons will look for their second-straight title on Sunday.