This Week in Blue Hens Athletics History
Presented by Courtyard By Marriott at the University of Delaware
University of Delaware Athletics takes a weekly look back at some memorable dates in Blue Hen history.
November 24, 1989
PITTSBURGH -- University of Delaware senior center Sharon Wisler scored a game-high 24 points, including the 1,000th of her career, and grabbed nine rebounds in leading the Blue Hen women's basketball team to a 79-65 victory over Kent State in the opening round of the University of Pittsburgh Lady Panther Invitational at Fitzgerald Field House.
Blue Hen senior forward Debbie Eaves added 22 points, four blocked shots, and nine rebounds as Delaware won its season opener and advanced to the tournament championship game.
Delaware junior point guard Bridget McCarthy was a key player in the game, getting the ball inside to both Wisler and Eaves and dishing out a game-high 10 assists during the contest.
The Blue Hens jumped out to a 45-28 lead at halftime and never looked back. Wisler scored on a layup with 2:54 left in the second half to become the seventh player in UD history to surpass the 1,000-point mark.