Roundup: Hens slated for 3 TV games during 2016 football season

The Colonial Athletic Association announced its 2016 CAA Football television schedule on Wednesday and Delaware will be featured at least three times during the upcoming fall season.

Delaware’s three appearances are part of the CAA’s 30-game television package, which includes 18 conference matchups in conjunction with the league’s broadcast partners, NBC Sports Regional Networks and the American Sports Network.

The Blue Hens’ three appearances will include a Sept. 17 matchup at Atlantic Coast Conference foe Wake Forest on ESPN3 at 6:30 p.m.; a CAA home game vs. Towson on Oct. 29 at 3:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet; and a Nov. 12 league road game at Richmond at 3:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet.

Delaware could also appear a fourth time on Nov. 19 at home vs. Villanova — the 50th meeting all-time between the two rivals. The regular season concludes on Nov. 19 with CSN and ASN each picking a “wildcard game,” which will showcase the best matchups based on the conference standings.

The networks will choose the games no later than two weeks in advance.

CAA Football’s television lineup includes at least one conference game on every Saturday between Sept. 17 and Nov. 19.

Softball

Del. South falls in Carpenter Cup: Delaware-South dropped a 2-1 decision to Tri-Cape (N.J.) on Tuesday in the Carpenter Cup softball tournament in Philadelphia.

Tri-Cape broke a scoreless tie with two runs in the top of the sixth inning and Delaware-South could only answer with a run in the bottom of the inning.

Reagan Jackson singled home Jenna Tate with Delaware-South’s lone run. Jenna Callaway added a pair of singles while starting pitcher Brooke Ward allowed only one hit and struck out five in four shutout innings.

Football

Wesley hosting youth camp: Wesley College will offer a week of football camps catering to students entering first through ninth grade in July.

Wesley will host its overnight/day football and leadership camp for students entering fifth through ninth grade July 17-20. On July 21-22, there will be a day camp for students entering first to fourth grade.

More information can be found at http://athletics.wesley.edu/sports/fball/camps/camp or contact coach Steve Azzanesi at 302-736-2386 or Steve.Azzanesi@wesley.edu.

Lacrosse

Wesley camp on tap: JRL Lacrosse is taking registrations for its Girls Lacrosse 101 course to be held July 11 at Wesley College.

The beginner instruction class is for girls age 7 to 15 and will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $50. Registration and payment deadline is July 1. Contact Jillian Lontz at JRL.Lacrosse@gmail.com or (717) 314-5785  for more information.

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