Blue Hens Kick Off CAA Action Sunday Against Hofstra
Delaware (8-3, 0-0 CAA) vs. Hofstra (5-6, 0-0 CAA)
DATE: Sunday, January 5, 2014
TIME: 2 p.m.
LOCATION: Bob Carpenter Center - Newark, Del.
Tickets are available via www.BlueHens.com, by calling 302-831-2257 and at the Bob Carpenter Center ticket office. Delaware students are always free with a valid UD ID.
RONALD McDONALD HOUSE WISH LIST DRIVE
UD will collect needed items for the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware Sunday and fans are encouraged to help make a difference and bring a wish list item to donate at the game. Click here for more information.
All Delaware home games will be streamed online for free via Hens All-Access on www.BlueHens.com.
All Delaware women’s basketball games this season can be heard on the radio at 1290 The Ticket or 1410 WDOV. Matt Janus has the call for the Hens while Christine Motta serves as a color analyst. Fans can also hear the broadcast online at http://www.iheart.com/live/1290-The-Ticket-473/ and on smart devices via the iHeart app.
Live stats for Sunday's game will be available via www.BlueHens.com.
· Delaware plays its second straight game at the Bob, following six games on the road.
· Sunday's game is the CAA opener for both teams.
· The Blue Hens hold a 42-game CAA winning streak (regular season and tournament) dating to the 2011-12 season.
· For more game notes, please click here.
· The Blue Hens lead the all-time series, 50-10. UD has won five straight and eight of the last nine against Hofstra.
· The Hens defeated the Pride three times last season, including a 75-54 in the CAA semifinals.
· Delaware is 29-1 against Hofstra in Newark. The lone Pride win in Newark came with a 62-53 overtime victory on January 8, 2009 at the Bob.
· UD head coach Tina Martin is in her 18th season with Delaware and currently holds a 349-184 (.655) all-time record.
· Martin is 26-9 all-time against Hofstra.
· Martin has garnered three conference Coach of the Year awards and led the Hens to 10 post-season appearances.
· Kirsta Kilburn-Steveskey is in her eighth year as the head coach of the Pride and is 124-108 during her tenure. She is 4-11 versus Delaware all-time.