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 of the more memorable dates in Blue Hen history.
MEN'S LACROSSE: Delaware Wallops Virginia Tech 29-1
April 4, 1951
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Delaware erupted for 29 goals - a school record that stands to this day as the most scored in a single game - as the Blue Hens took care of host Virginia Tech for a 29-1 victory.
University of Delaware All-American Don Swan scored a still-standing school record 14 goals to lead the Blue Hens.
Delaware iced the victory with seven goals in the first period and then added a half dozen in the second and third periods before finishing with 10 in the final frame for the victory.
Paul Cotts and Marvell McWilliams were also offensive stars for the Hens with four and three goals scored respectively while Henry Morris and Don Cheer each scored twice. John Higgins and Jack Kister keyed Delaware's defensive shutdown.
Virginia Tech managed its only goal in the third period.