Roundup: Lake Forest product Gannon scores both goals in Wesley’s 2-1 field hockey win

Lake Forest High grad Morgan Gannon scored both goals as Wesley College edged Eastern, 2-1, in field hockey on Wednesday afternoon.

Two minutes after the Eagles tied the game at 1-1, Kasey Fry (Milford) found Gannon outside the circle and Gannon blasted it high past the goalie.

The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Wolverines (3-9).

Gannon tallied the opening goal of the contest in the 10th minute when she flicked a shot off the right post and into the goal.

Emily Wagner recorded her team-best seventh defensive save of the season on an Eastern shot early on in the second half. Sidney Knott notched nine saves for the Wolverines.

Hens back up to No. 7 in poll: After posting a pair of shutout victories, Delaware moved up one spot to No. 7 in this week’s Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I Coaches poll.

The Blue Hens (8-3) received 832 points after picking up a 4-0 win over Drexel and a 9-0 victory over Lafayette.

Delaware continues CAA action on Sunday by hosting No. 16 James Madison (7-3) at 1 p.m. in a rematch of the past three CAA tournament championship games.

UD’s de Koning honored: Delaware midfielder Lotte de Koning was named the CAA field hockey Rookie of the Week.

De Koning posted two goals and two assists in the Blue Hens’ two wins. De Koning is fifth in the CAA with 1.73 points per game on a total of 19 points (8g, 3a).

College soccer

MEN, Penn 3, Delaware 1: The Blue Hens had a three-game unbeaten streak snapped with the loss.

Freshman Mark Battle scored his first career goal just two minutes into the second half before the Quakers put up an insurance goal in the 70th minute.

Delaware is 0-2-2 all-time against Penn. St. Thomas More grad Kexx Camarco, a freshman defender, made his Blue Hen debut.

Marymount 2, Wesley 1: Chimaobi Ikwuagwu (Caesar Rodney) scored the opening goal for Wesley in the 20th minute before Marymount answered with a pair of goals.

College volleyball

American 3, Delaware State 0: The Hornets dropped to 0-16 with the 25-10, 25-9, 25-15 loss.

Sabina Szmajduch led Delaware State with eight kills, and libero Alliyah McBean had 10 digs.


Polytech 3, Sussex Tech 0: The Panthers posted the Henlopen North victory by scores of 25-18, 25-19, 25-17.

Polytech was paced by Kaylee Williams (9 kills, 3 aces, 18 digs), Emily Campbell (3 kills, 1 ace, 18 digs) and Ashley Blauer (2 kills, 5 digs, 11 assists).

Delmarva Christian 3, Worcester Prep 0: The Royals improved to 9-1 with the 25-7, 25-16, 25-17 win.

Leading Delmarva Christian were Camryn Breasure (9 kills), Hannah Picconi (7 kills), Olivia Berger (19 assists) and Gabrielle Book (4 kills, 5 aces, 8 digs).

Delmar 3, Salisbury Christian 0: The Wildcats earned the nonconference win on Wednesday.

Dover 3, Hodgson 0: The Senators improved to 4-3 with the 27-25, 25-20, 25-23 victory on Tuesday.

Boys’ soccer

Appoquinimink 5, Caesar Rodney 1: The Riders took an early lead before the Jaguars scored the final five goals to post the win on Tuesday.

Thomas McPoyle netted a goal for the Riders in the 26th minute. Goalie Nathan Reid made 13 saves as Appo finished with advantages of 19-12 in shots and 4-1 in corner kicks.

Matthew Meadows tallied three goals for the Jaguars.

Conrad 9, First State Military 0: Goalie David Alexander made 16 saves for the Bulldogs in the loss.

Worcester Prep, Md. 3, Delmarva Christian 0: Worcester netted a pair of first-half goals en route to the victory.

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