Jasmine Penny named the team's MVP after leading the Blue Demons in scoring
Inspiring play and NCAA Sweet 16 ride warmed up Blue Demon nation during a harsh, bitterly cold winter
Brittany Hrynko and Jasmine Penny are DePaul's 13th and 14th WBCA honoree
Brittany Hrynko helped the Blue Demons to the program's third Sweet 16 appearance this season
Kept milestone a secret until after DePaul topped Duke and advanced to NCAA Sweet 16
Brittany Hrynko and the Blue Demons topped Howard, 68-51 on Nov. 17 at McGrath-Phillips Arena
DePaul vs. Saint Xavier (Exhibition) Highlights
DePaul women's basketball player interviews
Mar. 29, 2014 (NCAA Sweet 16)
NCAA First Round Game in Durham, N.C. (Mar. 22, 2014)
Mar. 10, 2014
Mar. 9, 2014
Jan. 29, 2014
Demon Notes: 2013-14 BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year... started 55 consecutive games... has played in every game since arriving in Lincoln Park two seasons ago... invited to tryout for the USA Women's World University Games Team Trials in Colorado Springs, Colo., in May of 2013... as a sophomore was named the Co-Most Improved Player in the BIG EAST Conference with Connecticut's Kelly Faris... first-team All-BIG EAST selection... became DePaul's fifth, first-team All-BIG EAST selection... earned DePaul's team Assist and Defensive award following the 2012-13 season... named to the BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll three times as a sophomore... all-freshman team in 2012... named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week twice... led DePaul in assists as a freshman and sophomore... first freshman to lead DePaul in assists since the 1997-98 season and just the seventh freshman to do so since 1978-79... earned DePaul's team assist Shirley Becker Academic and Cookie Gavin Courage awards in 2011-12... BIG EAST All-Academic selection as a freshman and sophomore.
2012-13 (Sophomore Season): Co-Most Improved Player in the BIG EAST Conference with Connecticut's Kelly Faris... first-team All-BIG EAST... became DePaul's fifth, first-team All-BIG EAST selection... earned DePaul's Defensive Award for being the team's top defensive stopper, also shared the team's assist award... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Jan. 7, Jan. 21 and Feb. 3... made the game-winning shots against Pittsburgh and against Rutgers... season scoring average of 14.7 ranked 10th in the league... reached double-digits in 26 of DePaul's 33 games... career-high 35 points at Marquette... led DePaul and tied for fourth in the BIG EAST with 82 3-point field goals... 82 3-pointers is the fifth most in a single season by a Blue Demon player... 82 3-pointers are the most by a Blue Demon since Ashley Luke made 86 during the 2003-04 season... career-high seven triples at Marquette... seven 3-pointers was the third most by a player in the BIG EAST in 2012-13 and tied for the third most in DePaul's history... 2.48 triples per game ranked 44th in Division and tied for fourth in the BIG EAST ... .311 (82-for-264) percentage from behind the arc ranked 115th in DI and 14th in the BIG EAST... led DePaul in assists (or tied for the game high) in 21 games... 4.8 assists per game ranked third in the BIG EAST and 51st in DI... season-best nine assists at Syracuse and against Seton Hall... dished out five or more assists in 17 games... 1.06 assist-turnover ratio ranked 219th in DI... led DePaul and ranked sixth in the BIG EAST with 35.1 minutes per game... tied a career-high with 40 minutes at Syracuse, against Pittsburgh and at Marquette... seventh in BIG EAST in conference games with 16.3 points per game... reached double-figures in 13 of DePaul's 16 BIG EAST games... in BIG EAST Conference games ranked in the top 15 in 3-pointers per game (4th -- 2.6), assists (5th - 4.8), steals (5th - 2.8) and minutes (6th -- 35.6)... named to the Maggie Dixon Classic and Paradise Jam All-Tournament teams.
2011-12 (Freshman Season): Named to the BIG EAST All-Freshman team... named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week twice -- Feb. 20 and Dec. 19... just the second DePaul freshman to earn the league honor -- Keisha Hampton was awarded it twice as a freshman during the 2008-09 season... first freshman to lead DePaul in assists since the 1997-98 season and just the seventh freshman to do so since 1978-79... earned DePaul assist award and Cookie Gavin Courage Award and the Shirley Becker Academic Award... started 32 games... ranked eighth in the BIG EAST with 3.9 assists per game and tallied 133 assists on the season... started 32 games... one of only six players to appear in all 34 games... season-high 25 points against Arizona State and recorded 21 at West Virginia... ranked third among active DePaul players with 10.8 points per game... led DePaul in scoring five times... three or more 3-pointers in nine games... went 4-of-6 from behind the arc at Northwestern... 4-of-5 from 3-point range against Connecticut... was 4-of-8 at West Virginia... at least one assists in 33 of DePaul's 34 games including in DePaul's last 24 games... recorded five or more assists in 12 games including nine of DePaul's last 13 games... in her last 13 games averaged 5.6 assists and has a career-high nine assists at Notre Dame... led DePaul in assists in 13 games... career-high six seals against Louisville... led DePaul with 62 steals... 1.9 steals in BIG EAST games tied for 13th... ranks third in BIG EAST games with 4.7 assists per game in league.
High School: Four-year starter... ranked No. 20 point guard and the No. 99 overall incoming freshman by ESPN... Hrynko and teammate Keisha Hampton teamed-up to win the 2008 Philadelphia Public League championship at Engineering and Science... named co-MVP of 2008 Public League Championship and was later named the Freshman of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer... earned all-area and all-state... set her high school's record for points with 1,539... averaged eight rebounds, six assists, and four steals during her career... high school team won the District 12 Class AA championship in 2011... averaged 21 points, seven assists, six rebounds and five steals a game during her junior season... averaged 19.1 points per game as senior... named the Most Outstanding Player in the Philadelphia Public League... nominee for McDonalds All-American in 2011... won the inaugural Phoenix Award for the top senior player and top leading scorer in the Philadelphia Public League... played AAU ball for Philly Triple Threat... named MVP for the ISAA basketball showcase in 2011... coached by Joe Ryan, David Hargrove and Randy Miller.
Hrynko by the Numbers