Local roundup: Giaconne’s goal carries Wolverines to 1-0 hockey win

Wesley team captain Jessica Behornar and Michaela Swenk of Gwynedd Mercy try to gain possession in the first half of Wednesday night’s field hockey game. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Hannah Giaconne scored the game’s only goal as the Wesley College field hockey team defeated Gwynedd Mercy 1-0 on Wednesday night.

Giaconne’s goal came in the 58th minute. It was assisted by Carly Setting.

Lauren Berry made three saves for the Wolverines to record the shutout.

Wesley improved to 9-3 overall.

Women’s soccer

Wesley 1, Gwynedd Mercy 0: Jamilyn Snyder netted her first goal of the year to give the Wolverines a win on Wednesday.

Kiyanna Gill’s nine saves gave her a shutout in net for Wesley.


Archmere 3, Delmarva Christian 0: The Royals fell 25-7, 25-14, 25-15.

Men’s basketball

Hens picked fifth, have two All-CAA honorees: Blue Hen junior Ryan Allen was selected Second Team Preseason All-CAA while fellow guard Kevin Anderson was named honorable mention during the league’s Men’s Basketball Media Day on Wednesday.

Delaware was picked fifth in the CAA preseason poll, garnering 241 points and two first place votes. Hofstra was selected first, followed by Charleston, Northeastern, James Madison and the Blue Hens.

Allen led Delaware by averaging 16.0 points per game last season, and ranked second on the team with 61 three-pointers made. He reached double figures in all but three of the 22 games in which he appeared.

Anderson averaged 10.7 points and 4.2 rebounds per game a year ago, leading the Blue Hens with 83 assists and tying for the team lead with 33 steals.

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