Local roundup: Wesley field hockey team blanks Immaculata 2-0 on Senior Day

Wesley’s Kaila Hindt brings the ball up field against Immaculata. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

On a day when it honored its three seniors, the Wesley College field hockey team blanked Immaculata, 2-0, in an Atlantic East Conference matchup on Saturday afternoon.

Kaila Hindt got the Wolverines (3-2 AEC, 7-9 overall) on the board five minutes into the second half. Rebecca Dvorak passed the ball up to Hindt in the middle of the field.

Hindt took the ball down the near sideline and cut through two Immaculata defenders in the box and slipped the ball past the goalkeeper.

Wesley’s Kaila Hindt, right, and Rebecca Dvorak pressure Immaculata’s goalie Randie Kuhar with a shot on goal during the first half.
Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Just 42 seconds later, Brittany Bishop doubled Wesley’s lead after scoring off a feed from Breanna Kulesza.

Defensively, Wesley limited Immaculata to just two shots. Bridget Wood, Lauren Berry and Sidney Knott all spent time in net preserving the shutout.

College soccer

MEN, Delaware 2, UNC-Wilmington 2: The Blue Hens earned a tie with the No. 11 Seahawks on Saturday evening.

The Blue Hens netted the final two goals of the contest to rally from a 2-0 deficit. John Schroeder’s goal in the 58th minute knotted the score.

College volleyball

Wolverines win twice: The Wesley College volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on Saturday over Atlantic East Conference foe, Immaculata, and Trinity (D.C).

Wesley tallied a four-set win, 25-20, 25-22, 22-25, 25-16 over Immaculata to open the tri-match.

In the win, Lindsay Burg became Wesley’s all-time leader in assists, surpassing Beth Schlecker. Burg tallied 14 digs and 13 assists to record her 10th double-double of the season. She added four kills and three service aces in the win.

Wesley (2-3 AEC, 13-15 overall) cruised in the final match of the tri-match over Trinity, 25-7, 25-10, 25-6.

As a team, Wesley recorded a season-best total in service aces, dropping in 26 on the Tigers. Mary Getty had a career-high nine aces, one away from tying the program record. Getty also collected five kills.

Boys’ soccer

Dover 1, Milford 0: Emerson Escalante-Diaz’ overtime goal, in the 89th minute, gave the Senators the victory.

The Senators (5-5) finished with advantages of 12-11 in shots and 6-4 in corner kicks as they won for the fourth time in the last five games.

Field hockey

Sussex Tech 4, Caesar Rodney 1: The Ravens (9-2-1) tallied the last three goals of the contest to pull away to the Henlopen Conference victory.

Jayla Powell, Aynasti Bowden, Lilly Short (1 assist) and Macenzie Hastings all scored for Sussex Tech, which finished with advantages of 22-3 in shots and 18-2 in corners.

Delaney Webb’s goal in the sixth minute tied the game for the Riders while goalie Lauren Caulk made eight saves.


Wilmington Charter 23, First State Military 20: The Force kicked a 25-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to earn their first win of the season.

Enyle Ingram scored on an eight-yard run for the Bulldogs (3-3) before Treyvon McCray caught a 35-yard touchdown pass from Jared Deppish.

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