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.


FEBRUARY 28, 1962

Delaware Five Overwhelm Swarthmore 94-64 in Men's Basketball

NEWARK, Del. -  Delaware's high-powered basketballers tuned up for the upcoming key Middle Atlantic Conference date with Lafayette by shelling Swarthmore 94-64 at Carpenter Sports Building.

The emphatic victory enabled the Blue Hens to close their home season on a cheerful note as Delaware improved to an impressive 17-5.

Delaware jumped out to a 39-34 lead in a well-contested first half but put on the burners in the second when the Hens outscored the Garnet 55-30.

Five Blue Hen scorers hit double figures as Nate Cloud and Dave Sysko scored 18 and 16 points respectively while Bill Wagamon and Pete Cloud each chipped in with 12 points and Michael Wilson came off the bench to add 10 markers.