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From left: UD Interim Athletics Director Dr. Matt Robinson, Marjelle Scheffers (field hockey), Ben Sampson (men's soccer), and UD Athletics Hall of Fame member Joe Purzycki
Courtesy: Mark Campbell

Meeting the Donors: UD Student-Athletes Bond with the Donors Behind their Scholarships

Courtesy: Delaware Athletics
Release: 05/18/2016
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NEWARK, Del. - Bob Locke treasures his time at the University of Delaware. More than 45 years after he graduated, his days on the school's swim team linger in his memories, and for a moment during the evening, his unyielding Blue Hen spirit was plain in the smile that lit his face.

He had just seen Garrett Sharesky, the senior business major and swim team standout who is being supported this year by the William and Mary Locke Scholarship.

As they chatted and grinned together at this year's Celebration of Scholarship - Athletics on April 27 at the Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation Center, it was clear that the bond between the two was already strong.

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