Junior Mary Connolly was named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Monday after hitting a ridiculous .875 and helping DePaul softball to a 3-0 weekend at the UNLV Eller Media Stadium Classic. Senior Kirsten Verdun joined her on the conference's weekly honor roll.
DePaul softball scored two runs in the first and exploded for six more in the second, coasting to an 8-1 win on Sunday against New Mexico State to cap tournament play at the UNLV Eller Media Stadium Classic.
DePaul softball had another strong performance at the plate while racing out to an eight-run lead and held off Binghamton late for an 8-4 win in its second game at the Eller Media Stadium Classic on Saturday.
Staci Bonezek connected for a grand slam in the bottom of the fourth and drove in a career-high seven runs as DePaul softball throttled Weber State, 14-3, in five innings on Saturday morning at the Eller Media Stadium Classic.
Play has been officially suspended as DePaul softball battles Weber State in its first game of the Eller Media Stadium Classic on Friday.
DePaul softball continues its non-conference travel schedule with a trip to Las Vegas, Nev. this weekend for games against UNLV, Binghamton, Weber State and New Mexico State at Eller Media Stadium.