Head coach Eugene Lenti got a milestone win and his softball program provided a big-time comeback against in-state rival Illinois on Wednesday, plating four in the seventh inning to win 5-3.
Coming off a 5-0 week against Illinois State, Loyola and Georgetown, the Blue Demons travel to Illinois for a midweek non-conference game in Champaign, Ill.
Mary Connolly and Kirsten Verdun both played starring roles in DePaul softball's 5-0 run last week and were named BIG EAST Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday.
DePaul softball erupted for seven runs in the third inning, finishing off a sweep of Georgetown in a 9-1 game on Sunday at Cacciatore Stadium.
Mary Connolly crushed her 10th homer of the season and Kirsten Verdun won her 20th game in shutout-style as DePaul beat Georgetown 5-0 on Saturday at Cacciatore Stadium.
DePaul managed to overcome five errors Saturday in a 7-6 BIG EAST Conference victory over Georgetown at Cacciatore Stadium in the first round of a key three-game series.