Albany upsets Delaware 2-1 in field hockey

Scoring the deciding goal in the 51st minute, No. 24 Albany knocked off 15th-ranked Delaware 2-1 in field hockey on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Hens (4-5) tied the contest at 1-1 on a goal by Laurien Vink at the 47:43 mark. But the Great Danes (6-2) broke the tie less than four minutes later. Senior […]

Rocco: Hens ‘embarrassed’ in 38-10 road loss to No. 1 North Dakota State

FARGO, N.D. — Delaware’s football players had been looking forward to playing in the FargoDome for a long time. Unfortunately for the Blue Hens, the Bison were more than happy to give them the full experience. No. 1 North Dakota State erupted for 28 unanswered points in the first 13 minutes of the game before […]

QB Kehoe making a believer out of Hens

NEWARK — Pat Kehoe went almost three full seasons without playing any real football at Delaware. Between 2015-17, the only time the big left-handed quarterback got on the field in a game was for one series against Albany last season. But, apparently, in that 6-fot-4, 240-pound frame was a confident QB just waiting to break […]

Local roundup: No. 5 Princeton rallies for 4-2 field hockey win over No. 13 Hens

Fifth-ranked Princeton scored a pair of goals 65 seconds apart in the final 17 minutes to pull out a 4-2 victory over No. 13 Delaware in field hockey on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Hens (4-4) knotted the score at 2-2 when a Greta Nauck was deflected in by Femke Strien just four minutes into the […]

Former quarterback Walker shines as UD receiver in 27-10 victory over Cornell

NEWARK — Joe Walker has been on the throwing end of plenty of deep passes in his Delaware football career. But, now that he’s a receiver, the former Blue Hen quarterback admits that trying to pull in a long throw when you’re sprinting down the field can be pretty difficult. “It’s really hard,” said Walker. […]

Experience helps Hens, Beh grow more comfortable

NEWARK — Noah Beh was just looking at some game film of last year’s Delaware football game with Cornell. The first thing he noticed was how little the Blue Hens’ lineup has changed since then. But the biggest thing Beh said he could see was how much better the offense is playing now as a […]

Offense, defense shine as Hens rip Lafayette 37-0

NEWARK — Danny Rocco has no interest in pitting his offense and defense against each other. But the Delaware football coach realizes that one side’s perfomance has a big effect on the other. “We’ve got to get the understanding that we complement each other,” said Rocco. “When I get on the offense hard, it’s because […]

Hens look to move from mistake-riddled opening loss

NEWARK – Charles Scarff had a pretty good feeling right from the start of the play. When the Delaware tight end saw that Rhode Island was blitzing off the corner, he knew he had a lot of room to work with. “I kind of saw it before I got to the top of my route,” […]

Blue Hens drop opener to Rhode Island 21-19: Turnovers doom UD vs. CAA underdog

NEWARK — This was supposed to be a chance for Delaware to flex its muscles and get a conference victory in the books. Somebody forgot to tell Rhode Island. The underdog Rams took advantage of some huge Blue Hen turnovers and escaped with a 21-19 Colonial Athletic Association football victory before a disappointed Delaware Stadium […]

Blue Hens to face Penn State in football

NEWARK – For a lot of Delaware football fans, having the Blue Hens play mighty Penn State was a dream matchup. Now that dream is becoming a reality. On Thursday, Delaware announced that it has scheduled two games at Penn State, in 2023 and 2027. It will mark the first time Delaware has played an […]