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  • Annie Jaskulski (Friends) Hens Complete Action Sunday at Harvard Fall Classic

    Posted 2017-09-25 18:05:32 by: Nicholas Halliday

                                                                                                     Annie Jaskulski                                     (Wilmington Friends)   CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Delaware womens tennis finished play at the Harvard Fall Classic Sunday with matches against Harvard, Georgetown and Boston College.   In singles action, junior  (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) collected the 6-4, 6-3 victory over Harvard's Lexi Milunovich while freshman Sarah Whited (Virginia Beach, Va./Frank W. Cox) defeated Lia Kiam (Harvard), 6-1, 7-5.   The Blue Hens also picked up two doubles victories with wins coming against Georgetown and Boston College.   Senior  (Normal, Ill./Normal West) paired with junior  (West Orange, N.J./Mount Saint Dominic Academy) for the 6-1 triumph over Hoyas Sara Swift and Drew Spinosa.   Whited joined junior  (Wilmington, Del./Friends) in picking up the 6-4 win over Boston College's Reagan Posorske and Micayla Casella.   POST-MATCH QUOTES Head Coach We had another day of consistently strong doubles action. Overall, we played solid singles with some really focused matches and some where our focus and execution was a challenge. We need to learn and adapt in those situations. We represented UD well and the level of competition this weekend will help us in the future.   UPCOMING SCHEDULE September 29-October 1  Delaware at Saint Josephs Fall Invitational  SJU Tennis Complex (Philadelphia, Pa.)   October 7-8 Delaware at Drexel Dragons Invitational  Vidas Courts (Philadelphia, Pa.)   October 13-17  ...

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  • Blue Hen Volleyball Drops Five-Set Marathon Heartbreaker at Elon

    Posted 2017-09-25 17:20:54 by: Nicholas Halliday

    ELON, N.C.“ The University of Delaware volleyball team held a pair of match points in the fifth set, but Elon responded to win the final three points of the contest as the Phoenix edged the Blue Hens, 3-2, in a five-set marathon Saturday night at Alumni Gym.   Elon, which improved to 11-5 overall and 1-1 in the Colonial Athletic Association, captured the match by set scores of 25-20, 24-26, 25-13, 23-25, 17-15. Delaware dropped to 3-9 overall and is also 1-1 in league play.   Maria Bellinger enjoyed another outstanding night for the Blue Hens, as she finished with a match-high 23 kills to go with 19 digs and four blocks. Brooke Robinson established career-bests with 15 kills and 12 digs, while Courtnie Roberts also set her career-highs by posting 32 assists and 18 digs.   Julia Hayes recorded a career-best nine blocks for the second consecutive match, while Maddie Judge led UD with 21 digs and Abby Skryd contributed 16 assists.   Sydney Busa paced Elon with 20 kills and 19 digs, while Kam Terry added 18 kills and 15 digs.   After dropping the opening set, Delaware trailed 24-22 in the second frame but countered with four straight points, the final two on Robertson kills, to even the match at a set apiece. The Phoenix easily took the third set and was up 22-20 in the fourth, but the Blue Hens then won five of the next six points to force the deciding stanza.   Delaware trailed by as many as four points in the final set, but rallied to earn match points at 14-13 and 15-14. However Elon answered by winning the last three points to pull out the victory.   HEAD COACH SARA MATTHEWS "We definitely had our chances to close out the match and let them back in. We did a great job fighting really hard for stretches, we just need to maintain that type of defensive effort for a whole match. I thought our block game was really big when we needed it. Julia (Hayes) had a great match defensively. We ...

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  • Blue Hen Women's Golfers Third, Klotz Seventh After First Day of Nittany Lion Invitational

    Posted 2017-09-25 17:17:26 by: Nicholas Halliday

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa.“ The University of Delaware womens golf team posted rounds of 300 and 289 as the Blue Hens ended Saturdays action in third place at the Penn State Nittany Lion Invitational.   The Blue Hens, whose second round 289 is the lowest single team round in school history, concluded the day in third place out of 14 teams with a two-round total of 589. The host Nittany Lions lead the field with a 574 score, while Maryland sits in second place at 575.   UD sophomore Ariane Klotz fired an even par 74-70-144 on the par 72, 6,341-yard PSU Blue Course, ending the day tied for seventh place. Klotzs second round 70 tied for the lowest of her career.   Ashley Dingman carded a one over par 73-72-145 and will enter Sundays play tied for 10th place, while Isabella Rimton is tied for 24th place with a six over par 77-73-150.   Valentina Mueller fired an eight over par 76-76-152 and is tied for 36th place, while Josefina Fernandez-Davila is tied for 45th place with a 10 over par 80-74-154. Playing as an individual, Kylie Greulich shot a 20 over par 84-80-164 and is tied for 70th place.   Madeline Sager of Seton Hall, Madelein Herr of Penn State, and Laura Van Respaille of Maryland are each tied for first place at two under par.   The final round of the tournament will begin at 9 a.m. on ...

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  • DELAWARE MEN'S SOCCER: Free-Kick Goal Sends Delaware to First CAA Win

    Posted 2017-09-25 17:14:51 by: Nicholas Halliday

    Free-Kick Goal Sends Delaware to First CAA Win   BROOKLINE, Mass. - The University of Delaware men's soccer team behind a free-kick goal from  defeated Northeastern University 1-0 Saturday afternoon from Parsons Field. The Blue Hens (4-2-1, 1-1 CAA) outshot the Huskies (2-5-1, 1-1 CAA) 20-6, recording six shots on goal to Northeastern's one. NU played the final 35-minutes of the match with just 10 players after Moustapha Samb was booked for his second yellow card of the match in the 56th minute. UD scored the game-winner in the 56th minute when  was ripped down just outside the 18-yard box by Samb. On the ensuing free-kick senior captain  sent a perfect ball that found a leaping Ramstad, who headed the ball into the left-side of the net. The goal was the sophomore's first of the season. In between the pipes,  earned his fourth victory of the season making just one save. Delaware returns to action Wednesday night when they host Drexel for a 7 p.m. kick. Head Coach : The city of Boston is always a tough place to play, especially for CAA setting. I am thrilled for the lads that we earned not only the victory but also the shutout. We had some quality moments tonight and if we can improve our consistency I think we have the makings of another good team. Wednesday night we have a critical game at home against Drexel. Hopefully, we can count on our continued crowd support in a vital game against our Philadelphia based rival. HEN SCRATCHINGS: Delaware improves to 3-1 this season on the road, and have now won three straight games against Northeastern. The Hens are now 7-16-2 all-time against Northeastern.  Saturdays victory is the first time Delaware has won a game when scoring just one goal. The Blue Hens were previously 0-1-1 when scoring one goal this season.  Morton won his 23rd career game Saturday. He needs just two more to match Borja Barberos all-time UD record  The goalie ...

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  • North Division Leading Caldwell Takes Straight Set Match from Wilmington Volleyball

    Posted 2017-09-25 17:11:34 by: Nicholas Halliday

    ALDWELL, N.J. - - The Wilmington University volleyball team fell to Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference North Division leaders Caldwell, 3-0, on the road on Saturday afternoon inside the Newman Center Set scores for the match were 25-12, 25-23, and 25-15. The Wildcats (5-0, 1-3 CACC) committed more errors than kills in the match, finishing with a negative .023 attack percentage for the match. The Cougars (9-2, 4-0 CACC) were led by Taryn Auyong,s 16 kills as they hit .302 as a team for the match. Rebecca Rawlinsons six kills, while hitting .143 from the middle position, led the Wildcats. Eile Harris also hit .143 for the match, collecting four kills on 14 swings. Jill Braunsberg dished out 10 assists while adding a team high six digs. Erin Bistany and Rawlinson paced the defense at the net; collecting three block assists each in the match. Harris chipped in two block assists while Emma Kongevold, Miranda Shaw, Mandy Behiels, and Braunsberg all had one block assist on the afternoon. The Wildcats return home for their next contest, as they host crosstown rival Goldey-Beacom on Wednesday night at the WU Athletics Complex. The first serve is scheduled for 7:00 ...

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  • Abdul Mansaray¹s First Half Goals Hold As Wilmington Men¹s Soccer Defeat Nyack, 2-1

    Posted 2017-09-25 17:09:43 by: Nicholas Halliday

    NYACK, N.Y. - - The Wilmington University mens soccer team held off a second half comeback from Nyack, using a pair of Abdul Mansaray first half goals to defeat the Warriors, 2-1, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Moseley Field. The Wildcats (4-2-2, 4-1 CACC) outshot the Warriors (3-4-1, 1-3 CACC), 18-7, but couldnt find the back of the net in the second half. They used the momentum of two first half goals from Abdul Mansaray to carry them to the CACC victory. The Wildcats had early opportunities off corner kicks, as Daniel Loyos header sailed high in the second minute. Lorne Bickley had another chance off a corner kick, but his shot hit the post and stayed out in the eighth minute. It wasnt until the 24th minute that the Wildcats found the back of the net, as Mansaray scored the first of his two goals in one minute and 16 seconds. Manuel Ruiz Luque played a long ball over the top, allowing Mansaray to run onto it for his third goal of the season 23:45 into the match. Mansaray didnt waste any time for his next opportunity, as his high pressure led to another goal. A defensive clear attempted was blocked and Mansaray collected the ball and scored the rebound 1:16 later to put the visitors ahead, 2-0, in the 26th minute. The Wildcats outshot the Warriors, 11-2, in the first half but could only get those two goals from Mansaray. The Warriors quickly answered as the second half started, scoring just 1:22 into the second frame. Storm Glautier cut the Nyack deficit in half with his second goal of the season. But that is all Wilmington goalkeeper Vinny Tasca allowed as the Wildcats held on in the second half. The Wildcats outshot the Warriors, 7-5, in the second half, totaling an 18-7 advantage for the match. The Wildcats also earned more corners, 10-4, in the game. Tasca made one save for the victory. The Wildcats step outside of the CACC for their next two contests, as they take trips to ...

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  • Wyrough¹s Four Goals Carries Wilmington Women¹s Soccer to 6-1 Victory at Nyack

    Posted 2017-09-25 17:06:11 by: Nicholas Halliday

    NYACK, N.Y. - - Loran Wyrough secured a hat trick in opening 20 minutes and finished with four goals and an assist as the Wilmington University womens soccer team got back on track with a 6-1 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference victory at Nyack on Saturday afternoon. It is the third time in her career that Wyrough has scored four goals, tying a single game program record. She also tied the single game program record with nine points, tying Kirsten Stallones mark against St. Thomas Aquinas in 2007. Wyrough also scored four goals against Nyack in 2015 and against Bloomfield in 2016. She also holds the record with Stallones four goals against St. Thomas Aquinas in 2007 and Teigha Wards four goals against Concordia in 2016. It didnt take long for the Wildcats (5-3-1, 4-1 CACC) to get on the board on Saturday, as Wyrough put in her first chance of the game in the fourth minute. Krysta Memis played a through ball and Wyrough buried the chance to put the Wildcats up, 1-0, just 3:21 into the match. Wyrough quickly made it 2-0 with her next shot, this time getting on the end of a through ball by Rebecca Dolhansky just 7:52 into the match. Dolhansky then got her own chance in the 10th minute, working with Laura van Steveninck shortly after a corner kick to make it 3-0 just 9:33 into the contest. Another through ball freed Wyrough in the 20th minute, this time from Alexa Smalley off of the back line. Wyrough capped her first half hat trick in her third goal of the game just 19:35 into the game, giving the Wildcats a 4-0 lead at the half. LaDae Boykin got in on the action in the second half, finishing off a combination play by Memis and Wyrough. Wyrough cross found the head of the Boykin, who put it in for the 5-0 lead in the 64th minute. Wyrough tied the single game record in the 69th minute, getting a feed from Preslie Quaranta to put the Wildcats ahead, 6-0. Nyack (0-9, 0-4 CACC) avoided the shutout, however, scoring a ...

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  • Slow Starts Loom Large as Wilmington Volleyball Falls to Georgian Court in Straight Sets

    Posted 2017-09-25 17:02:43 by: Nicholas Halliday

    NEWARK, Del. - - The Wilmington University womens volleyball team fell into early holes in each set, allowing Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference rival Georgian Court to take the match in straight sets on Friday night at the WU Athletics Complex. Set scores for the match were 30-28, 25-18, and 25-16. The Wildcats (5-8, 1-2 CACC) committed 25 errors on the night and hit just .074, but it was the early holes they dug themselves into that hurt their cause. They nearly pulled off the large comeback in the first set, however. The Lions (1-11, 1-2 CACC) came out of the gates and scored the first five points of the match, forcing the Wildcats into an early timeout. The Wildcats scored six of the next nine points to get back to within 8-6, but then the Lions rattled off seven straight to widen the gap to 15-6. A service ace put the visitors ahead, 21-12, before the Wildcats answered. Jill Braunsberg started a 5-0 run with a kill to get back to within 21-17. The Lions moved ahead, 23-18, but the Wildcats didn’t roll over as an Eile Harris kill sparked a 4-0 run to get to within 23-22. The Lions earned set point but a Rebecca Rawlinson kill and a Lion attack error tied the set at 24. The Wildcats got their first set point at 28-27, but the Lions answered with three straight kills to take the first game, 30-28. The Wildcats again fell behind early in the second set as the Lions came out with a 4-1 lead. A Georgian Court 5-1 spurt put the visitors ahead, 10-5, before another 3-0 rally put them in front, 14-7. The Wildcats attempted another comeback in the second set, as Emma Kongevold put down a swing to claw back to 17-15. But the Lions retaliated once again, answering with runs of 4-1 and 7-2 to regain a 24-17 lead. The Lions’ Aubrey Binkley gave the visitors a 2-0 lead with a kill, 25-18. Georgian Court kept the momentum in their favor in the beginning of the third set, jumping out to a quick 7-0 ...

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  • LADY HORNETS FINISH FIFTH AT THE UMES INVITATIONAL

    Posted 2017-09-25 16:52:00 by: Deleted Member

    Two of DSU's top five runners finished in the top ...

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  • HORNETS BEGIN FALL CAMPAIGN WITH WIN OVER MONMOUTH

    Posted 2017-09-25 15:05:00 by: Deleted Member

    Hornets post 6-2 ...

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