Blue Demons start BIG EAST title defense on Friday at the Dome at the Ballpark
The Blue Demons kick off 2018 receiving four first place votes in opening poll
In a span of seven pulsating minutes, Blue Demon softball and men's track and field win BIG EAST titles
Blue Demons set to make 19th regional appearance on Friday
Blue Demons Face Kentucky in opening game on Friday with Illinois and Marshall also in the regional
Highlights from game three against Creighton on Sunday.
Head coach Eugene Lenti and players talk about the 5-1 win over Butler Sunday afternoon.
CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
2014 BIG EAST Rookie of the Year
2015 (Sophomore Season): Tallied second-most multi-hit games of the season with 12... notched six games of at least two RBI... ranked second on the team with nine doubles and a .988 fielding percentage... finished season third on the team with 37 hits and a .311 batting average... notched 100th career game played against Butler (5/3)... collected RBI single at Villanova (4/26)... named BIG EAST Player of the Week (3/30)... tallied four hits in win over Providence (3/28)... launched three-run homer at Seton Hall (3/25)... laced career-best two homers versus North Dakota State (3/18)... tabbed to BIG EAST Honor Roll (3/2)... went 2-for-3 with two RBI at UNLV (2/27)... had game-winning RBI single versus Prairie View A&M (2/21)... swiped a bag against Missouri-Kansas City (2/20)... totaled career-high nine putouts versus UNI (2/13)... plated two RBI versus Saint Mary's (2/6).
2014 (Freshman Season): Hit in cleanup spot for offense that broke the all-time DePaul record for RBI... second on team with 16 doubles... hit .338, but bumped average up to .449 during conference play... led team with 20 RBI in conference games...Scored and drew a bases-loaded walk in 3-0 win over St. John's (5/10)... Drew two walks and singled, producing three RBI vs. Creighton (5/9)... Tied career-high w/ four RBI in 13-1 win over Butler (5/4)... Career-high four RBI in 15-0 win over Villanova (4/27)... Hit .500 (5-for-10) in sweep at Creighton... Homered, drove in two runs in 8-0 win vs. Seton Hall (4/5)... 1-for-3 with run, RBI, BB in collegiate debut vs. Maryland (2/7)... Recorded first career multi-RBI game with two RBI against Rutgers (2/22)... Plated winning run in eighth-inning of 9-8 comeback win vs. Charleston (2/22)... Hit first career HR vs. Binghamton (3/1)... Reached in all four PA's (3BB, 2B), scoring DePaul's lone run vs. Canisius (3/15)... Two hits, two runs in 8-0 rout of Fordham (2/15).
High School: Was Most Valuable Player at Eastlake in 2010 and 2013... All-League First Team selection in 2012... Union Tribune All-Academic Team in 2012 and 2013... Helped team win Adidas Futures Tournament... Eastlake Scholar-Athlete of the Year recipient.
Personal: Daughter of Lance and Kelly Christensen... has a brother, Elijah, and a sister, Haydn... grandfather, Ron Pietila, played in Cleveland Indians organization... majoring in Elementary Education with a concentration in language arts.
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