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Kovacs and Nedow Close the Chapter on a Historic 2009-10 Season Jun 12, 2010

The historic 2009-10 season came to a close early this afternoon, with Tim Nedow and Alanna Kovacs representing the DePaul lt;br />track and field team at the NCAA Championships. Yesterday, Brad Millar got the championships started with an All-American lt;br />performance in the hammer throw.

Millar Wraps DePaul Career on High Note, Earns All-American Status Jun 12, 2010

While most seniors at DePaul University are getting ready for this weekend's graduation, Brad Millar had another thing on his lt;br />mind: The NCAA Track and Field Championships. While the senior from Port Elgin, Ontario may have to miss his commencement lt;br />ceremony, he'll always remember this weekend for different reason – an All-American finish at the NCAA Championships.

Blue Demons Get Ready For Graduation Weekend Jun 11, 2010

DePaul University student-athletes started their commencement weekend with a graduation luncheon that was hosted by DePaul's Director of Athletics, Jean Lenti Ponsetto on Friday afternoon. The Blue Demon student-athletes enjoyed lunch, took photos in their cap and gowns and officially joined DePaul's Athletic Alumni D-Club.

Road to the NCAA Championships: Final Stop, Track Town, USA Jun 9, 2010

The Athletic Awards Banquet last week may have celebrated the year's achievements of the DePaul student-athletes, but three Blue Demons have one more appearance to make before we can completely close the chapter that is the 2009-10 season. Alanna Kovacs, Brad Millar and Tim Nedow have been hard at work all year long for this one final stop: the 2010 NCAA Track and Field Championships.

Chris Miedema and Rebecca Adamcheck Join Blue Demon Roster Jun 9, 2010

DePaul cross country and track and field head coach Pat Savage announced the addition of two student-athletes to 2010-11 roster today, as Chris Miedema and Rebecca Adamcheck both signed a National Letter of Intent. The pair joins six others members of the Blue Demon's incoming class that heads to Lincoln Park at the end of the summer.

Athletics Awards Banquet DePaul's Shining Moment Jun 4, 2010

The best and the brightest gathered at the Rosemont Convention Center Friday night to celebrate another memorable season in the annals of DePaul athletics. Nearly 450 student-athletes, coaches, staff members and DePaul supporters attended the 2009-10 Athletics Awards Banquet commemorating eye-opening performances and accomplishments.

Brad Millar Named to ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District Team Jun 3, 2010

For the second season in a row, DePaul men's track and field standout Brad Millar was named to ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District team as announced by CoSIDA. As a member of the 10-athlete team for District 5, he is eligible for the Academic All-America recognition.

Blue Demons Close Action at NCAA Championship West Prelims May 30, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field team ended its run on the road to the NCAA Championships today in the preliminary rounds hosted by the University of Texas. A program-best three Blue Demons will continue on to the finals in Eugene, Ore. on June 9-12.

Brad Millar Advances to NCAA Championship May 28, 2010

The Blue Demons made history once again during this phenomenal run at the 2010 NCAA Championship West Preliminary, as lt;br />Brad Millar became the third member of the DePaul men's and women's track and field team to advance to the Championships on lt;br />June 9-12.

Two Tickets Punched: Nedow and Kovacs Advance to NCAA Championship May 28, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams have never sent more than two student-athletes to the NCAA National lt;br />Championship in a single season. Today, both Tim Nedow and Alanna Kovacs punched their tickets to the championship round lt;br />in Eugene, Oregon on June 9-12 after stellar performances at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Austin, Texas. And it's only lt;br />the first day of competition.

Road to the NCAA Championships: First Stop, Texas May 26, 2010

To many, Memorial Day weekend commemorates the men and women who served in the United States military and signifies the unofficial beginning of summer. To eight members of the DePaul men's and women's track and field team, it also means the start of their quest to reach the NCAA National Championships. This weekend, May 27-29, the Blue Demons travel to Austin, Texas for the NCAA Championship West Preliminary Round.

Field Set for 2010 NCAA Championship Preliminaries May 21, 2010

A record-setting eight student-athletes of the DePaul track and field team have qualified for the NCAA Championship West Preliminary Round in Austin, Texas on May 27-29, including Melissa Fraser, Alanna Kovacs, Mary Cate Quiett, Matthew Graham, Brad Millar, Tim Nedow, Joe Strawder and Tonderai Tomu.

Blue Demons Sweep the 800m to Cap Off Regular Season May 16, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams concluded their regular season today at the Chicago Penultimate. Toni lt;br />Salvatore and Max Clink swept the 800m, and Idia Omogiate took the top spot in the 400m.

Quiett Quickens Her Pace at the Georgia Tech Invitational May 15, 2010

Members of the DePaul men's and women's track and field team had a spectacular day at the Georgia Tech Invitational during lt;br />the second and final afternoon of the meet. Mary Cate Quiett stole the spotlight, lowering her 800m record for the third time this lt;br />season.

Records Fall at Cardinal Twilight May 14, 2010

The throwers of the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams took advantage of the final week of competition before lt;br />the opening rounds of the NCAA Championships. Melissa Fraser broke into the national top-10 with a record-setting javelin lt;br />throw, while Alanna Kovacs and Tim Nedow tallied DePaul records of their own.

Blue Demons Close Regular Season in Chicago, Louisville and Atlanta May 13, 2010

The men's and women's track and field programs make the most of their final weekend of competition before the NCAA Championship Preliminary Rounds on May 28-29 by competing in three different meets on May 14-15. Action begins with the Cardinal Twilight and Georgia Tech Invitational on Friday, and continues on Saturday with the Chicago Penultimate and day two of the Georgia Tech Invitational.

Blue Demons Tune Up for "Last Chance" Meets at the DePaul Relays May 12, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams kept themselves in tune for this weekend's "Last Chance" competitions with the DePaul Relays. Matthew Graham set a new school record, while Brad Millar and Tim Nedow took top honors with personal-best efforts.

Home Field Advantage: Blue Demons Host the DePaul Relays on Tuesday May 10, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams welcome talent from the greater-Chicago area to Lane Stadium on Tuesday, May 11 for the running of the DePaul Relays. The event marks just the second regular-season meet the Blue Demons have hosted in more than 50 years.

Tim Nedow Wins Shot Put at Billy Hayes Invitational May 8, 2010

Despite stormy conditions in the Bloomington area, the weather held off long enough for action at the Billy Hayes Invitational to lt;br />finish as scheduled on Friday evening. A quartet of throwers from the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams lt;br />competed, including Melissa Fraser, Alanna Kovacs, Matt Babicz and Tim Nedow. Nedow highlighted the evening with a win in lt;br />the shot put.

Blue Demon Throwers to Compete at Billy Hayes Invitational May 6, 2010

With the BIG EAST Conference Championships behind them, members of the DePaul men's and women's track and field squads set their sights on earning a bid to compete in the 2010 NCAA National Championship Preliminary Round held on May 28-29. This weekend, the throwing quartet of Melissa Fraser, Alanna Kovacs, Matt Babicz and Tim Nedow travel to Bloomington, Ind. on May 7 for the Billy Hayes Invitational to do just that.

DIBS' Kids Relay Set for May 11 May 3, 2010

Calling all future Blue Demons! DePaul Athletics is excited to announce the DIBS' Kids Relay on May 11, during the DePaul Relays at Lane Stadium.

Brad Millar Wins Third Title in Hammer Throw at BIG EAST Championship May 2, 2010

Senior Brad Millar of the DePaul men's and women's track and field squad won his third title in the hammer throw today at the lt;br />BIG EAST Conference Championships. In addition to Millar's dominating performance, Melissa Fraser, Mary Cate Quiett and lt;br />Tonderai Tomu had fourth-place finishes, while the women's 4x400m relay squad took fifth place with a lt;br />DePaul-record time.

Graham Earns All-Conference Accolades at BIG EAST Championship May 1, 2010

After a one-two finish in the women's javelin to start the day, the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams continued to lt;br />post solid performances at Gettler Stadium during their first day of the BIG EAST Conference Championships. Matthew Graham lt;br />placed third in the 3,000m steeplechase following a record-setting run, and Alanna Kovacs, Joe Strawder and Tim Nedow lt;br />placed in the top-five in their events.

Men's Track Alum Harry Brown Sets a World Record May 1, 2010

DePaul track alum Harry Brown ('52) set a new world record in the 200 meters at the Master's Indoor Championship in Boston, March 26-28 in the 80-84 age group in a time of 31.29. Brown's time eclipsed the previous record of 31.86 run by former Iowa State All-American Melvin Larsen.

Blue Demons Look to Make Their Mark at BIG EAST Conference Championship Apr 30, 2010

After months of training and preparation, the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams are poised to have the most successful BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Championship in program history. Brad Millar, Mary Cate Quiett and Melissa Fraser lead the way, as all enter the championship as the No. 1 seed in their respective events.

Quiett Awarded Final BIG EAST Athlete of the Week Honor of the Season Apr 27, 2010

For the second time this season, and third of her career, junior Mary Cate Quiett of the DePaul women's track and field team was selected as the BIG EAST Conference Track Athlete of the Week as announced today by the league office. Quiett set two records last weekend at the Drake Relays, one in the 800m and another in the sprint medley relay.

Discus and 800-Meter Record Falls at Drake Relays Apr 24, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams tallied five top-10 performances on day two of the 101st Annual Drake lt;br />Relays. Mary Cate Quiett lowered her school record in the 800m for the second time this season, while Alanna Kovacs picked lt;br />up her first school record in the discus.

DePaul Off to a Strong Start at Drake Relays Apr 23, 2010

Stephanie Hughes and Terah Cheatham of the DePaul women's track and field team got this weekend's action underway, racing at the Drake Relays. The Blue Demons continue competition in Iowa on Friday and Saturday. In addition, a portion of the team travels to Milwaukee, Wis. on Saturday for the Marquette Twilight.

DePaul Prepares for BIG EAST Championship at Drake and Marquette Apr 22, 2010

Just one final weekend separates the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams from the 2010 BIG EAST Conference lt;br />Championship on April 30-May 2. The Blue Demons vie for their final chance to qualify for the league meet at both the Drake lt;br />Relays on April 22-24 and the Marquette Twilight on April 24.

Joe Strawder Breaks DePaul Triple Jump Record Apr 18, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field squads continued to perform strong, as they approach post-season lt;br />competitions, today at the Dave Rankin Invitational. Joe Strawder extended his school record in the triple jump, and Ivy Moffett lt;br />added her name to the list of BIG EAST Conference Championship qualifiers.

Blue Demons Get Things Started During Day One of Dave Rankin Invitational Apr 17, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams got the fourth-annual Dave Rankin Invitational underway, competing in the hammer throw Friday lt;br />evening. Both Melissa Fraser and Virginia MacFabe exceeded BIG EAST Conference Championship qualifying standards, while MacFabe and Alanna lt;br />Kovacs extended their season-best performances.

Blue Demons Continue Life on the Road at the Dave Rankin Invitational Apr 15, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field squads keep the season rolling, traveling to West Lafayette, Ind. for the Dave Rankin Invitational. Hammer throw action kicks off the two-day event on Fri., April 16 at 2 p.m. (CST), while all other events take place on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m.

Blue Demons Wrap Two Meets With 16 BIG EAST Conference Qualification Marks Apr 11, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams concluded this weekend's action, competing in both the Sun Angel Track lt;br />Classic and the Chicagoland Championships. While James Waller picked up his first-ever BIG EAST Conference Championship lt;br />qualifying mark in Chicago, Terah Cheatham, Melissa Fraser, Alanna Kovacs, Tonderai Tomu, Joe Strawder and Tim Nedow lt;br />recorded top-five finishes in Arizona.

Millar Moves Up in National Ranks at Sun Angel Track Classic Apr 10, 2010

The hammer throwers got things started today for the DePaul men's and women's track and field squads during day one of the lt;br />31st Annual Sun Angel Track Classic. Both Blue Demon representatives, Brad Millar and Melissa Fraser, recorded top-10 lt;br />performances with BIG EAST Conference Championship qualifying throws.

Divide and Conquer: Blue Demons to Compete at Sun Angel Track Classic and the Chicagolands Apr 8, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field squads get set for a busy weekend, sending student-athletes to both the Sun Angel Track Classic in Tempe, Ariz. and the Chicagoland Championship on the city's South Side. The Sun Angel Track Classic begins at 2 p.m. (CST) on Fri., Apr. 8 with the men's and women's hammer throw, followed by the remainder of the events running on Saturday. The Blue Demon women remaining in Chicago get competition underway at 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon, with the men to follow on Saturday.

Babicz and Kyles Lead Blue Demons at Mike Poehlein Invitational Apr 4, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up the second and final day of the Mike Poehlein Invitational hosted by Purdue. Highlighting the day was Matt Babicz and Chris Kyles, who both picked up BIG EAST Conference qualification marks in their respective events.

Hammer Throwers Open Competition at Mike Poehlein Invitational Apr 3, 2010

The hammer throwers of the DePaul women's track and field squad got things started for the Blue Demons during day one of the Mike Poehlein Invitational. The remainder of the team continues competition tomorrow, with field events beginning at 9 a.m. (CST) and running events starting at 12:20 p.m.

Blue Demons Gear Up for This Weekend's Mike Poehlein Invitational Apr 1, 2010

After back-to-back meets in North Carolina, the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams remain in the Midwest this weekend for the Mike Poehlein Invitational hosted by Purdue on April 2-3. The hammer throw opens up the competition on Friday at 2 p.m. (CST), while the remaining track and field events take place on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.

Cross Country and Track & Field Sign Six to a National Letter of Intent Mar 31, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's cross country and track and field programs will get an extra boost to an already successful group of student-athletes next fall, as Elizabeth Jefferson, Luke Junk, Edward McDaniel, Alexander Muller, Ian Sanchez and Elena Sanz have all signed National Letters of Intent, it was announced today by head coach Patrick J. Savage.

Mary Cate Quiett Named BIG EAST Track Athlete of the Week Mar 30, 2010

Mary Cate Quiett of the DePaul women's track and field team was named BIG EAST Conference Track Athlete of the Week it was announced today by the conference office. This is the second time in her career the junior has earned the honor, and the fifth Athlete of the Week award for the Blue Demons this season.

Quiett and Fraser Continue Winning Ways Mar 28, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams concluded the second and final day of the adidas Raleigh Relays this lt;br />afternoon on the campus of N.C. State. Melissa Fraser and Mary Cate Quiett each tallied a win in the hammer throw and 800m, lt;br />respectively, while four other Blue Demons placed in the top five.

Five Top-10 Finishes Highlight Day One of Raleigh Relays Mar 27, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams completed the first day of the adidas Raleigh Relays with 10 BIG EAST lt;br />Conference qualification marks and five top-10 finishes. Leading the way for the Blue Demons was sophomore Tim Nedow, lt;br />who took the top spot in the men's shot put competition.

Blue Demons Enter Raleigh Relays Full Speed Ahead Mar 25, 2010

After a dynamic start to the 2010 outdoor season last weekend, the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams look to keep the success going at the adidas Raleigh Relays on March 2-27, hosted by NC State. Action at the Paul Derr Track and Dail Soccer Stadium begins on both days at 9 a.m. (CST)

Quiett and Kovacs Among Nation's Best Mar 21, 2010

After a successful start yesterday, the DePaul men's and women's track and field squads dominated once again on the final day of the 49er Classic. Four student-athletes topped the podium, highlighted by Mary Cate Quiett and Alanna Kovacs, whose performances in the 800m and the javelin, respectively, currently rank in the top-five nationwide.

Fraser Breaks DePaul Record With One of Nation's Top Performances Mar 20, 2010

The number of student-athletes representing DePaul at the 49er Classic may have been small, but the Blue Demons did big things during their first day lt;br />of the outdoor campaign. In her season debut, Melissa Fraser won the hammer throw with a record-breaking performance, while BIG EAST lt;br />Conference Championship qualifying standards were met in six different events.

DePaul Opens Outdoor Track and Field Season at 49er Classic Mar 18, 2010

After one of the most successful indoor seasons in program history, the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams begin the outdoor season Friday, March 19 at the 49er Classic. The meet, hosted by the Charlotte, will be held at Irwin Belk Track & Field Center, and feature student-athletes from nearly 40 institutions and track clubs from across the country.

Cross Country Squads Earn All-Academic Accolades from USTFCCCA Mar 8, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's cross country teams were recognized this week for their exceptional performances in the classroom as both squads were named All-Academic Cross Country Teams by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Both the men's and the women's squads boast the highest team GPA in the BIG EAST Conference, while ranking in the top-five amongst all Division I institutions nationwide.

Quiett Continues to Shave Time Off of Records Mar 7, 2010

The DePaul track and field teams competed at both the Alex Wilson Invitational and the Iowa State NCAA Qualifier during this last-chance weekend, and finished the competitions with two new school records. Following Matthew Graham's record-setting 3,000m run yesterday, Mary Cate Quiett broke her own 800m record for the third time this season by nearly two seconds.

Matthew Graham Sets DePaul 5,000m Record Mar 6, 2010

Sophomore Matthew Graham was the sole DePaul student-athlete to run on day one of the Alex Wilson Invitational, running in the 5,000m. The sophomore made his race count, recording his second DePaul school record of the indoor season.

Blue Demons Look to Qualify for NCAA Championship Mar 4, 2010

It's the indoor track and field season's "Last Chance Weekend," as squads from across the nation strive to earn a spot at the 2010 NCAA National Indoor Championships on March 12-13 in Fayetteville, Ark. The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams will be sending seven student-athletes to two different meets including the Alex Wilson Invitational on March 5-6, and Iowa State NCAA Qualifier on March 6.

Mary Cate Quiett: Sports Blog March 1 Mar 1, 2010

Junior middle distance runner Mary Cate Quiett gives DePaul fans an inside look into the Blue Demon track and field program. Follow Quiett's experience at the 2010 USA Indoor Track & Field Championship.

Quiett Fearless at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships Feb 28, 2010

Professional athletes, NCAA Champions, and USA National Champions got set in the starting blocks for the opening rounds of the 800m at the 2010 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Unique among them was lone collegian Mary Cate Quiett representing DePaul University. While some may consider this to be the biggest race of her career, the junior out of Mishawaka, Ind. was just living another day in the life of a Blue Demon student-athlete.

Mary Cate Quiett: Sports Blog Feb. 27 Feb 28, 2010

Junior middle distance runner Mary Cate Quiett gives DePaul fans an inside look into the Blue Demon track and field program. Follow Quiett's experience at the 2010 USA Indoor Track & Field Championship.

Quiett Making Noise on the National Stage Feb 26, 2010

Junior DePaul track and field standout Mary Cate Quiett travels to Albuquerque, N.M. to take on the nation's best 800m runners at the 2010 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships. She qualified for the highly exclusive meet after clocking a 2:08.24 in the preliminary heat of the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championship.

Mary Cate Quiett Tops Podium at BIG EAST Conference Championship Feb 21, 2010

Mary Cate Quiett became DePaul's first female track athlete to become a BIG EAST Conference Champion after winning the 800m on the final day of the league's indoor championship. In addition, Tim Nedow picked up All-BIG EAST honors after claiming a third place finish in the shot put.

Brad Millar Named BIG EAST Conference Weight Throw Champion Feb 21, 2010

It was a stellar first day of the 2010 BIG EAST Indoor Championship for the DePaul men's and women's track and field squads. The Blue Demons crowned their first-ever indoor champion, set four new school records, and tallied two NCAA provisional qualifying marks.

Blue Demons Hit the Road for the BIG EAST Conference Championship Feb 19, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field team goes up against the league's elite on Feb. 20-21, for the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championships. Events start at 7 a.m. (CST) on both days and will be held in the New Balance Track and Field Center at the Armory.

Blue Demons Add One More to Conference Championship Slate Feb 14, 2010

On the final day of competition at the ISU Classic, Edin Pasalic became the 20th member of the DePaul track and field team to qualify for the BIG EAST Conference Championships. In addition to Pasalic's career-best run today, eight other Blue Demons eclipsed league qualification standards.

Blue Demons Continue to Add Events to Conference Championship Slate at ISU Classic Feb 13, 2010

On the first day of competition at the ISU Classic, the DePaul men's and women's track and field squads posted five BIG EAST Conference qualification lt;br />marks, including an NCAA provisional qualification courtesy of Brad Millar. In addition, Tonderai Tomu added another event to the Blue Demon's lt;br />conference championship schedule, after meeting the league standard in the 200m.

Blue Demons Hit the Road for the ISU Classic Feb 11, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams gear up for the final meet before the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championship, competing at the ISU Classic on Feb. 12-13. The contest is the last opportunity for individuals to qualify for the league meet on Feb. 20-21, and join the 19 Blue Demon student-athletes who have already earned bids earlier in the season.

Courageous Blue Demons Confront No. 1 Connecticut Feb 9, 2010

It will take a lot of courage and conviction for DePaul to play its best basketball of the season Wednesday night at McGrath Arena. That's because the best women's college basketball team in the country will unleash its relentless fury when Connecticut lines up at center court for the 7 p.m. tipoff. The Huskies have won 62 games in a row.

Mary Cate Quiett Breaks Her Own 800m Record at the Meyo Invitational Feb 7, 2010

Mary Cate Quiett of the DePaul track and field team brought the school record count at the Meyo Invitational to three after breaking her own 800m all-time best, in addition to meeting her first NCAA provisional qualifying performance of the season. She and the rest of the Blue Demon squads also tallied a total of 10 BIG EAST Conference qualifying marks on the second and final day of the nationally renowned meet.

Lindsey Holden and Tonderai Tomu Set Records at Meyo Invitational Feb 6, 2010

Freshman sprinters Lindsey Holden and Tonderai Tomu of the men's and women's track and field squads became a part of DePaul history this evening at the Meyo Invitational, as they both claimed records in the 300m. In addition, Toni Salvatore became the 18th Blue Demon to earn a spot at the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Championship on Feb. 20-21.

Nathan Feltz and Terah Cheatham Named Institutional Scholar-Athlete Award Winners Feb 5, 2010

Men's soccer student-athlete Nathan Feltz and track and field's Terah Cheatham were selected as the Institutional 2009-10 BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete of the Year winners for DePaul University. The selections were made by the Conference's Academic Affairs Committee. The league selects one male and one female winner from each institution and is awarded a post-graduate scholarship.

Blue Demons Continue to Shine at Indiana Relays Jan 31, 2010

After a record shattering first day at the Indiana Relays, the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams concluded the meet on a high note, tallying three BIG EAST qualifying marks and six top-five finishes.

Joe Strawder and Matthew Graham Earn a Spot in DePaul History Jan 30, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field squads put forth spectacular performances during the first day of the Indiana Relays, including 11 BIG EAST Conference qualifying marks, an NCAA provision qualification, and the breaking of two school records.

Dopek's Run to Glory a Singular Feat Jan 30, 2010

The finish of this race was enthralling as Dave Dopek came from behind to win the 200-meter dash. In a matter of 20.78 seconds, Dopek pulled off a truly singular accomplishment in the annals of DePaul athletics.

Blue Demons Heading to Indiana Relays and Chicago Duals Jan 28, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field squads split forces this weekend, sending student-athletes to both the Indiana Relays and the Chicago Duals. Those traveling to Bloomington, Ind. gear up to face upwards of 695 other competitors during the two-day event, Jan. 29-30, while the remaining Blue Demons take on the region's elite at the University of Chicago's annual meet on Saturday.

Brad Millar Named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week Jan 26, 2010

Senior thrower Brad Millar added another line to his already-long list of accolades today after being named BIG EAST Conference Field Athlete of the Week. It is the second time he has earned the honor, having first won the weekly award during the 2009 outdoor season.

Throwers Shine at the Badger Track Classic Jan 24, 2010

The throwers starred for the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams today at the Badger Track Classic in Madison, Wis. Brad Millar eclipsed the 20-meter mark in the weight throw for his second provisional NCAA qualification performance, while Tim Nedow, Jim Theologes and Matt Babicz all surpassed the BIG EAST Conference standard in the shot put.

Blue Demons Invade Wisonsin for the Badger Track Classic Jan 22, 2010

After meeting a season-best 13 BIG EAST Conference qualification marks at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, the DePaul men's and women's track and field continue to surge through their 2009-10 season on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Badger Track Classic in Madison, Wis. Field events inside The Shell begin at 11 a.m. (CST), while the running events start at noon.

DePaul Announces 2010 Hall of Fame Class Jan 18, 2010

The DePaul Athletics Department is set to induct six former student-athletes, the 1967 tennis team and reward a former university employee with a special service award during the annual DePaul Athletics Hall of Fame induction weekend Jan. 30-31. Hall of Fame weekend includes the men's basketball team taking on Syracuse on Jan. 30 at Allstate Arena before the women's basketball team faces Marquette on Jan. 31 at McGrath Arena.

13 BIG EAST Conference Qualifications Highlight the Notre Dame Indoor Opener Jan 16, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field squads walked away from the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a season-best 13 BIG EAST Conference qualifying marks, in addition to 18 top-three finishes. Senior Joe Strawder and freshmen Chris Kyles and Lindsey Holden highlighted the evening, all earning a spot at the league's indoor championship in multiple events.

DePaul Faces the Irish Once Again at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener Jan 14, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field continue to surge through their 2009-10 season on Fri., Jan. 15 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener held at the Loftus Sports Center. Field events begin the evening at 4 p.m. (CST), and the running events get underway at 5 p.m.

Joe Strawder Sets New Career-Best at the Purdue Invitational Jan 10, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams returned to competition for the first time in 2010 today at the Purdue Invitational and opened the year with five BIG EAST Conference Championship qualifying marks. Senior jumper Joe Strawder picked up right where he left off in 2009, winning the triple jump with a personal-record leap, while tying for second in the long jump.

DePaul Hits the Road for the Purdue Invitational Jan 8, 2010

The DePaul men's and women's track and field squads hit the road for the first time in 2010 on Sat., January 9 for the Purdue Invitational at the Lambert Fieldhouse in West Lafayette, Ind. The field events get underway at 10 a.m. (CST) while the first starting pistol for the running events sounds at 11:30 p.m.

Moffett Deftly Mixes Track and Politics Dec 16, 2009

Ivy Moffett is on a fast track---whether she is running track for DePaul or perhaps someday running a political campaign. Deftly balancing scholastic demands, competing in track and cultivating a budding career in the political world brought the personable Moffett a nice reward---an internship with U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin.

Track and Field Closes 2009 at the EIU Early Bird Classic Dec 12, 2009

One weight thrower, a trio of mile runners and a pole vaulter highlighted the final meet of 2009 for the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams. Brad Millar tallied an NCAA provisional qualification distance in the weight throw, every Blue Demon to race in the mile earned their spot at the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championship, and Chris Johnston wrote his name in the school record books.

DePaul Set to Compete in the EIU Early Bird Classic Dec 10, 2009

After a successful start to the 2009-10 indoor season last weekend at the Blue and Gold Meet, the DePaul men's and women's track and field teams look to add to their list of accolades on Friday, Dec. 11 at the Eastern Illinois Early Bird Classic. Held at the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse, throwing and jumping events begin at 4 p.m. (CST), while the Blue Demons hit the track at 4:35 p.m.

Mary Cate Quiett and Joe Strawder Earn BIG EAST Honors Dec 8, 2009

After opening the 2009-10 indoor season at the Blue and Gold Meet with record-setting performances, the men's and women's track and field teams continue to ink notes in program history as Mary Cate Quiett and Joe Strawder claimed two of the four BIG EAST Conference Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards. Not only is the weekly honor a first for Quiett and Strawder, but it is also the first time the Blue Demons have claimed more than one of the awards in a single week.

DePaul Opens Indoor Season in Record Breaking Fasion Dec 5, 2009

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams opened the 2009-10 indoor season tonight at the Blue and Gold Meet hosted by Notre Dame. Both squads started out on the right foot, claiming 15 top-three finishes, met nine BIG EAST Conference qualification marks, set numerous new career-highs, and even broke two DePaul school records.

DePaul Track and Field Opens the Indoor Season at Notre Dame Dec 3, 2009

The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams kick-off the 2009-10 indoor season with the Blue and Gold Meet on Friday, Dec. 4. Hosted by BIG EAST Conference rival Notre Dame, the meet commences at 4 p.m. (CST) when the field events start inside the Loftus Sports Center. Track events begin at 5 p.m.

2009-10 Track and Field Slate Unveiled Nov 17, 2009

The DePaul men's and women's track and field coach, Pat Savage, unveiled the program's 2009-10 schedule today. The Blue Demons return 40 letterwinners from last year's squad, including 13 BIG EAST Conference Championship qualifying student-athletes and all five NCAA Regional qualifiers.

Graham and Cheatham Lead Blue Demons at the Regional Championship Nov 14, 2009

While the city of Chicago enjoyed a sunny and mild November day, the men's and women's cross country teams battled through scorching heat and humidity at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship at the Missouri State Cross Country Facility. Despite the difficult conditions, both Blue Demon squads persevered and took home 17th place.

DePaul Cross Country Set to Race Against the Best of the Midwest Nov 13, 2009

The DePaul men's and women's cross country teams travel to Springfield, Mo. on Sat., Nov. 14 for the 2009 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship. Saturday's meet at the Missouri State Cross Country Facility opens with a men's 10K at noon (CST), before the women take to the course for a 6K trek.

DePaul Women's Cross Country Concludes Conference Championship Oct 31, 2009

The DePaul women's cross country squad walked away from the 2009 BIG EAST Conference Championship in 11th place, up two spots from a year ago. Mary Cate Quiett was the top finisher for the Blue Demons for the fifth time this season, while Toni Salvatore recorded a career-best effort in the women's 6K race at the Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course.

Blue Demons Break into Top-10 at the BIG EAST Conference Championships Oct 31, 2009

Matthew Graham inked his name in the DePaul record books as the first BIG EAST All-Conference honoree in cross country after placing 14th today at the 2009 BIG EAST Championships held at the Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course. As a team, the men's squad recorded its best finished since entering the league in 2005, breaking into the top-10 for the first time and claiming ninth place.

DePaul Cross County Enters BIG EAST Conference Championships Oct 30, 2009

Halloween might be just around the corner, but the DePaul men's and women's cross country teams have more pressing matters on their minds than costumes and candy: the 2009 BIG EAST Conference Championships. The Blue Demons return to the Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course in Kenosha, Wis. on Saturday, Oct. 31 after testing the terrain three weeks ago at the Lucian Rosa Invitational.

Matthew Graham Earns BIG EAST Athlete of the Week Accolades Oct 15, 2009

For the second time this season, and third of his career, Matthew Graham was selected as the BIG EAST Conference Athlete of the week. He ended the regular-season a perfect five-for-five, winning every race he competed in. Additionally, Graham is the only student-athlete in the league to earn the award twice this year.

D-Club Members Represent at Chicago Marathon Oct 12, 2009

DePaul Athletics was well represented in the 32nd running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 11. In a race that featured nearly 33,419 finishers, more than 20 of DePaul's D-Club members completed the test of endurance. In addition to participants, numerous members of the track & field team served as volunteers, headed by DePaul's track coach Pat Savage who served as the Referee and Chairman of the Games Committee.

Graham Finishes the Regular Season Five-for Five Oct 11, 2009

Matthew Graham finished his final regular-season meet of the year with a perfect record, winning all five races of his sophomore campaign, including a first-place finish at today's Lucian Rosa Invitational. Graham and company secured a third place team finish for the DePaul men's cross country team, while the women took home second. Mary Cate Quiett was the first Blue Demon to cross the line for the fourth time this season and placed 10th overall.

DePaul Prepares for the BIG EAST Championship at the Lucian Rosa Invitational Oct 9, 2009

The DePaul men's and women's cross country teams look to gain experience and familiarity with the Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course on Sat., Oct. 10 at the Lucian Rosa Invitational hosted by UW-Parkside. The Blue Demons return to the nationally acclaimed course on Oct. 31 for the 2009 BIG EAST Conference Championships.

DePaul's Graham Tops Leaderboard at the Notre Dame Invitational Oct 3, 2009

In a meet known for bringing in some of the nation's toped-ranked talent, DePaul cross country standout Matthew Graham took home his fourth-straight win during the Notre Dame Invitational. Mary Cate Quiett was the first Blue Demon to cross the finish line for the women, and led her squad to ninth place overall.

DePaul Captains' Council Elects 2009-10 Officers Oct 1, 2009

The DePaul athletics department announced today that the DePaul Captains' Council has elected its officers for the 2009-10 academic year. The Council is DePaul's representational body for student-athletes. Luke Rygh from the cross country and track and field program will serve as president in 2009-10.

Cross Country Looks for Repeat Success at Notre Dame Sep 30, 2009

After earning top-five finishes at the National Catholic Championships, the DePaul men's and women's cross country squads return to Indiana for the Notre Dame Invitational on Fri., Oct. 2. The starting pistol sounds at 1 p.m. (CST) to start the women's 5K, with the men's 8K to follow at 1:45 p.m.

Luke Rygh to Represent DePaul at BIG EAST Meetings Sep 25, 2009

Luke Rygh, a member of the DePaul men's cross country and track and field teams, will represent DePaul at the annual BIG EAST Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Fall Meeting in Providence, R.I. The meeting brings together student-athletes from all 16 BIG EAST member institutions on Sept. 25 and 26 at the league's headquarters in Providence.

Late Burst Sends DePaul's Matthew Graham to the Top Sep 19, 2009

The DePaul men's and women's cross country teams raced today in the 30th Annual National Catholic Championship and for the third week in a row, a DePaul runner toped the leader board. Sophomore standout Matthew Graham won his third race of the season, and lifted the Blue Demons to a fourth place finish. The women placed third overall.

The Tradition Continues at the National Catholic Championships Sep 17, 2009

Prominent Catholic institutions from across the nation unite for the 30th Annual National Catholic Championship, hosted by Notre Dame. The DePaul men's and women's cross country teams take to the Notre Dame Burke Golf Course at 2:30 p.m. (CST) for a women's 5K run followed by a men's five-mile.

Career-Best Times Lift DePaul to a Runner-Up Finish Sep 12, 2009

For the second-straight week, Matthew Graham topped the leader board for the DePaul men's cross country team at the Bradley Open. The women's squad was led by Mary Cate Quiet, who placed sixth overall and fourth among Division I student-athletes. Both Blue Demon teams took a second place finish, while Indiana State took both of the top spots.

DePaul to race at Bradley Open Today Sep 10, 2009

After a solid warm-up at the DePaul Opener, the men's and women's cross country teams race on at the 24th Annual Bradley Open in Peoria, Ill. on Fri., Sept. 11. Held at Detweiller Park, the meet opens with a men's 8K slated for 5:30 p.m. (CST), followed by a 5K women's trek a 6:15 p.m.

Blue Demons Open Season in Strong Fashion Sep 5, 2009

The DePaul cross country teams opened their 2009 campaigns with the second annual DePaul Opener at Channel Runne Park in Lincolnwood, Ill. Matthew Graham and Jakub Kolacz led the men's squad with first and third-place finishes while Toni Salvatore led the women's team with a 12th-place showing.

DePaul Cross Country Opens 2009 Season on Home Turf Sep 3, 2009

The DePaul men's and women's cross country teams launch their 2009 campaign on Fri., Sept. 4 at the Second Annual DePaul Opener beginning at 6 p.m. (CST) The women's squad lead off with a 4K race at the Channel Runne Park in Lincolnwood, Ill. The men follow with a four-mile run.

Track and Field Adds Accomplished Athletes to Roster Sep 2, 2009

The DePaul men's track and field team welcomes three sprinters and a thrower to its roster it was announced today by head coach Pat Savage. Over the course of the summer, Cameron Bretl, Ryan Bosman, Matt Babicz and Chris Kyles were signed to a National Letter of Intent.

BIG EAST Announces 2008-09 All-Academic Team Selections Jul 27, 2009

The BIG EAST Conference has announced the names of more than 2,600 student-athletes who have been selected to the 2008-09 BIG EAST All-Academic Team. A total of 144 student-athletes represented DePaul University on the BIG EAST academic honor list.

Tryout Information Now Available for Fall Sports Jul 17, 2009

DePaul students interested in trying out for one of DePaul's intercollegiate athletic teams will have the opportunity this fall for Men's and Women's Cross Country, Golf, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer and Volleyball. Each sport has its own set of criteria for students to be eligible to try out.

Track and Field Teams Among the Nation's Academic Elite Jul 16, 2009

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the men's and women's 2009 Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams today. The DePaul men's track and field squad led the nation with the highest team grade-point average, while the women were also recognized as an All-Academic team.

Fraser, Quiett, and Millar Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Jul 15, 2009

The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2009 Division I All-Academic Track and Field team today. A record total of 530 student-athletes representing 146 Division I institutions made the women's team roster, while a 327 student-athletes representing 107 Division I schools made up the men's team. Fifty-eight individuals were selected from the BIG EAST Conference, including DePaul's Melissa Fraser, Mary Cate Quiett, and Brad Millar.

Cross Country Unveils 2009 Schedule Jul 9, 2009

DePaul men's and women's head cross country coach Pat Savage unveiled the program's 2009 schedule today. The squads race in five regular-season meets before the BIG EAST Conference Championship in late October.

Seven DePaul Programs Earn BIG EAST Team Academic Awards Jul 7, 2009

DePaul led the way with seven teams claiming BIG EAST Team Academic Excellence Awards announced by the league on Tuesday. The Blue Demons claimed the top team grade-point average for women's basketball, men's cross country, women's cross country, men's soccer, women's tennis, men's indoor track and field and men's outdoor track and field.