Local roundup: Delmar product Carr lifts No. 16 Blue Hens past Albany 1-0

Freshman Ashlyn Carr provided the heroics Friday afternoon as the No. 16 University of Delaware field hockey team outlasted No. 22 Albany, 1-0, in the season opener for both teams at Fred P. Rullo Stadium.

The Hens won their fifth straight lid-lifter as Carr, a Delmar High product, registered the game’s lone goal in her collegiate debut with 12 minutes remaining in regulation.

Redshirt senior Sydney Rhodes posted her fourth career solo shutout while logging three saves for the Blue Hens.

Men’s soccer

Wesley 6, Wilson 0: The Wolverines netted five first half goals to earn the victory in their first game of the season.

Matthew Dina and Kaiden Fields each recorded a pair of goals for Wesley. Justin John-Langba and Jacob Campbell also added goals for Wesley.

Darius-David Robinson led the Wolverines with two assists while Jason Sommer and Nicholas Taylor split time in goal for the shutout.

Villanova 5, Delaware 0: UD goalkeeper Renan Thomazo made five saves in his Blue Hen debut, while Ryan Mertz paced the Delaware attack with three shot in the nonconference defeat.

The Blue Hens took seven shots for the game, and held a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.

Women’s soccer

Stony Brook 2, Delaware 1: The Blue Hens took an early lead before Stony Brook responded with back-to-back goals in the nonconference contest.

Claudia Benz provided Delaware’s goal and Jessica Kennett had the assist.

Washington 1, Wesley 0: The Wolverines opened the season with a double overtime loss.

Erin O’Reilly scored the game’s lone goal in the 105th minute to give Washington the victory. Kiyanna Gill made eight saves for Wesley in net.

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