After orchestrating a striking turnaround in the DePaul track and field program, coach Dave Dopek now looks to replicate that success with the Blue Demon cross country team.
DePaul Blue Demon senior student-athletes gathered at a luncheon hosted by Director of Athletics Jean Lenti Ponsetto on Friday afternoon as a kickoff to DePaul University's Commencement Weekend.
There hasn't been this much excitement surrounding the DePaul track and field program since---well, since coach Dave Dopek was an NCAA champion in the 200-meter dash at the 1995 indoor nationals.
The 2013-14 track and field season officially came to an end on Wednesday evening at the University of Oregon when thrower Matt Babicz wrapped up his campaign in the finals of the shot put competition.
Blue Demon senior Matt Babicz will compete in the shot put competition at the National Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Wednesday evening in Eugene, Ore.
It was quite the occasion Saturday night in suburban Rosemont as Blue Demons from every sport gathered to celebrate one of the greatest seasons in the annals of DePaul athletics.