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Blazing the Title IX trail

Blazing the Title IX trail

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto was the first woman to receive an athletic scholarship at her alma mater, DePaul.

June 23, 2012 6:00 pm
DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto stands in front of the Blue Demons logo at the Sullivan Athletic Center on the school's Lincoln Park campus. Lenti Ponsetto has been involved with various NCAA committees, including getting the women's basketball tournament on ESPN.

June 21, 2012 6:47 pm
DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto is an Elizabeth Seton High School (now Seton Academy) grad. She was the first female to receive an athletic scholarship to DePaul and has chaired various NCAA committees.

June 21, 2012 6:47 pm
DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto has chaired several NCAA committees, including the championship committee. She is just one of 33 NCAA Division I female athletic directors, according to a 2010 survey by the Women's Sports Foundation.

June 21, 2012 6:47 pm
DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto was the first female athlete to receive an athletic scholarship at DePaul. The Elizabeth Seton High School grad is known as one of the best athletic directors in the country.

June 21, 2012 6:47 pm
DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto sits in front of a wall featuring Chicago sports. She has been at DePaul since 1974, first as a student-athlete, then coach and then administrator.

June 21, 2012 6:47 pm
DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto, an Elizabeth Seton High School and DePaul University grad, enjoys a light moment at the school's Sullivan Athletic Center in Chicago. When she played sports at DePaul, the female athletes bought their own shoes, wore the same uniforms and often …

June 21, 2012 6:47 pm
DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto is an Elizabeth Seton High School grad. She was the first woman to serve as chair of the 49-member NCAA Division I championships/competition cabinet.

June 21, 2012 6:47 pm
DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto, No. 25 in photo, stands next to a photo of a 1970's team photo. She was the first female to receive an athletic scholarship to DePaul. Her husband Joe, played for Ray Meyer, and was also an outstanding basketball player.

June 21, 2012 6:47 pm
AL HAMNIK: Munster's Mike Bizoukas has finally settled in

AL HAMNIK: Munster's Mike Bizoukas has finally settled in

Some of us go through life and never find our place.

January 14, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Martin, Irish turn back South Florida

Martin, Irish turn back South Florida

Scott Martin recorded his second straight double-double to lead Notre Dame to a 60-49 victory over visiting South Florida on Tuesday night.

January 10, 2012 10:00 pm
MIKE NIETO: Mitidiero hopes to build a tradition at Plainfield East

MIKE NIETO: Mitidiero hopes to build a tradition at Plainfield East

There is no past or tradition for Missy Mitidiero to fall back on.

August 04, 2011 10:00 pm

DePaul ready to make coach 1 of Big East's richest

CHICAGO | Hoping to restore a once-proud program, DePaul is prepared to make its next coach one of the richest in the Big East.

March 16, 2010 4:40 pm
Thornton grad Webster takes over as Wainwright fired at DePaul

Thornton grad Webster takes over as Wainwright fired at DePaul

CHICAGO | Jerry Wainwright was fired Monday as the basketball coach at DePaul, which has lost 22 straight regular-season games in the Big East Conference. He was replaced on an interim basis by assistant and Thornton grad Tracy Webster.

January 11, 2010 12:30 pm Photos

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