After leading the Blue Demons to a three-game sweep over Villanova last weekend, Mary Connolly was named the BIG EAST Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. This was the fourth time the senior has been tabbed as the conference's top performer of the week in her career.
The bats came alive for the DePaul softball team in its 14-1 thrashing of Villanova in six innings on Sunday. The Blue Demons (20-21, 11-3 BIG EAST) completed the three-game sweep behind 13 hits - three of which left the yard.
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.