Ali Lenti stepped to the plate and showed her senior leadership by blasting a grand slam to push the DePaul softball team to a 5-3 victory over Villanova on Saturday afternoon.
The DePaul softball team did all of its damage in the early innings to take down Villanova, 3-1, to open the doubleheader. The Blue Demons (18-21, 9-3 BIG EAST) won their second straight league game behind four extra-base hits.
The DePaul softball will look to build some momentum when it travels to Villanova for a three game series, April 25-26. The Blue Demons (17-21, 8-3 BIG EAST) take to the field against the Wildcats (22-24, 8-7) in doubleheader action on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. The two teams close the series with a 10 a.m. showdown on...
BIG EAST preseason favorite DePaul will serve as host of the 2015 BIG EAST Softball Championship, set for May 8-9 at The Ballpark at Rosemont, located in suburban Chicago. Tickets to see the four-team field battle for the conference's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament are now available for purchase.
Inclement weather in the South Bend area has cancelled the non-conference matchup between the DePaul softball team and Notre Dame on Tuesday.
It was the senior leadership in the circle from Mary Connolly that elevated the DePaul softball team past Creighton on Sunday, 2-1. Connolly threw seven innings and surrendered just one run on four hits, while adding a season-best eight strikeouts.