Delaware (2-3-2) vs. La Salle (5-1-1)

📅 Friday, September 15, 2017

🕖   7 p.m. ET

📍 Newark, Del.

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HEN SCRATCHINGS

  • STREAK SNAPPED: Delaware suffered its first loss in five matches Monday, falling to Penn 1-0. The Blue Hens allowed the lone goal of the game just 45 seconds into the match. The loss was Delaware’s first since Aug. 24, when the Blue Hens dropped a 1-0 decision to then ranked No. 11 Georgetown.
  • SENIOR NIGHT COMES EARLY: Delaware will celebrate and honor eight seniors Friday night. Michelle Burnett, Ari Fryer, Andrea Gunderson, Nicole Liotta, Kailyn RekosAbby Thomas, Gina Tricocci and Krista Trinidad will all be honored.
  • FLAIR FOR THE DRAMATIC: The Blue Hens have had a knack for scoring crucial goals this season. Delaware has scored five goals in the 70th minute or later this season, and have scored goals in the 80th minute or later in four consecutive matches.
  • CONTRIBUTIONS UP AND DOWN THE ROSTER: So far this season Delaware has scored eight goals, and six different players have tallied a goal. Seven different Blue Hens have tallied a point this season. Five freshmen have started multiple games this season for the Blue Hens. Freshman Olivia Schuck has scored a team leading two goals this season, while Riley Dixon has scored a goal and tallied a pair of assists. Half of the eight goals scored this season have been scored by freshmen.
  • FULL-TIME RARITY: Monday’s 1-0 regulation loss was a rarity for the Blue Hens as it was just the second time in seven contests that the Blue Hens didn’t go to at least one overtime period. Delaware boasts a record of 2-1-2 this season in overtime.  

SERIES INFORMATION

Delaware and Penn are meeting for the 13th time in program history, and for the first time since 2011. 
The Blue Hens are 6-7 all-time against La Salle.
Five of the 13 all-time meetings between the Explorers and Blue Hens have gone to overtime
UD has lost four matchups in a row to La Salle.

MEDIA INFORMATION: Contact Andrew Stern | Anwstern@udel.edu | Office: 302-831-6519 | Cell: 914-589-9666