LOCAL ROUNDUP: Dover’s Brengle late addition to US Open field

Madison Brengle will be playing in the U.S. Open after all.

Brengle was announced as a late addition to the field on Sunday after Luksika Kumkhum withdrew due to travel difficulties.

Brengle, a 28-year-old Dover native, took Kumkhum’s spot as the first lucky loser from last week’s qualifying tournament. Brengle fell in the final round of qualifying to Anna Kalinskaya on Friday.

Brengle faces fellow American Sofia Kenin in her first round matchup today at 4:15 p.m. She has now made 17 straight Grand Slam events.

Kumkhum, of Thailand, was competing in the Asian Games in Indonesia this week and could not make it to New York in time.

College field hockey

Delaware 4, Miami (Ohio) 1: Greta Nauck registered career goals No. 70 and 71 in the victory by Delaware.

The Blue Hens improved to 2-0 overall. They took an early lead on a goal by Lisa Giezeman before the Redhawks tied it going into halftime.

Laurien Vink gave Delaware the lead for good in the 53rd minute. Nauck netted a pair of insurance goals in the final eight minutes to seal it.

Women’s soccer

Monmouth 3, Delaware 1: Dani Kabat scored the Hens’ first goal of the year but it was not enough as Monmouth tallied the final three goals of the contest.

Delaware dropped to 0-4 on the season.

Temple 3, Delaware State 0: The Hornets conceded a goal less than two minutes into the game and fell to 0-4 overall.

Delaware State was out-shot 12-3 and only had one shot on target by Braxton Clark.

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