Delaware earns 5-2 win over James Madison in field hockey

In a rematch of the past three CAA championship games, No. 7 Delaware jumped out early and held on for a 5-2 victory over No. 16 James Madison in field hockey on Sunday afternoon at Rullo Stadium.

For the second straight game, junior Greta Nauck scored a pair of goals. With her four points, the forward bypassed Kelly Cawley’s school record of 127 career points.

Nauck now has 129 points on 55 goals and 19 assists in just three seasons.

Delaware (2-0 CAA, 9-3 overall) also got goals from Lisa Giezeman, Michaela Scanlon and Taylor Lister in the crucial conference victory. Senior Emmeline Oltmans collected four saves to earn her 57th career win.

College football

Three Wolverines honored again: For the third consecutive week, three Wesley College football player were named New Jersey Athletic Conference Players of the Week.

Junior quarterback Khaaliq Burroughs earned NJAC Offensive Player of the Week honors for the second straight week after completing 14-of-31 passes for 244 yards and three touchdowns in the Wolverines’ 27-24 overtime win over No. 9 Frostburg State on Saturday.

He also rushed for 57 yards on 13 carries. Burroughs currently leads the NJAC in pass efficiency (174.0).

Sophomore kicker/punter Nick Bruhn collected NJAC Special Teams Player of the Week honors after hitting a pair of field-goal attempts. Bruhn’s 26-yarder with 4:45 remaining in regulation tie the game before he connected on a 35-yard field goal in OT to win the contest.

Freshman defensive end Stefon Woodruff picked up NJAC Defensive Rookie of the Week honors for the third time this season. He tallied six tackles, including a half tackle for a loss.

College volleyball

Delaware State 3, Norfolk State 2: The Hornets outscored Norfolk State 15-7 in the deciding fifth set to post their first win of the season.

The Hornets (1-17) won the first two sets (25-20, 25-19), but the Spartans took sets three and four (27-25, 25-20) to even the match.

The score was 1-1 in the fifth set before Delaware State ran off the next seven points to take control. DSU’s Sabina Szmajduch had a kill and service ace, while Norfolk State committed five errors to aid the Hornet rally.

NaKia Jones and Sydney Armbrister each had two kills later in the set to help Delaware State open up a 14-4 lead. Norfolk State scored the next three points, but a kill by Szmajduch gave DSU the set and match.

Charleston 3, Delaware 0: Charleston recorded a 25-12, 25-18, 25-7) Colonial Athletic Association victory over the Blue Hens.

The Cougars (16-4, 5-1 CAA) won their fourth match in a row, while the Blue Hens (3-13, 1-5 CAA) dropped their fifth straight.

UD sophomore Maria Bellinger paced Delaware with 10 kills and eight digs, while Bailey Pearlman contributed seven kills on the afternoon. Abby Skryd handed out 20 assists, while Kori Rasmussen made seven digs.

College soccer

WOMEN, William & Mary 2, Delaware 1: The Blue Hens’ Andrea Gunderson tied the match in the 70th minute before Delaware in the second overtime.

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