Delaware (3-2-1, 0-1 CAA) vs. Northeastern (2-4-1, 1-0 CAA)

📅 Saturday, September 23, 2017

🕖   5 p.m. ET

📍 Brookline, Mass.

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HEN SCRATCHINGS

  • LOOKING TO BOUNCE BACK IN CAA: Delaware fell to UNCW Sunday after a penalty kick in the first overtime period. The Blue Hens lost their CAA opener in 2016 and came back to win the conference. In the loss, Delaware was outshot 17-4.
  • PENALTY KICK SUCCESS: Delaware has attempted three penalty kicks this season, converting all three. Thibault Philippe scored the opening goal of the season against Bryant on a penalty kick. Philippe again converted on a penalty kick against Seton Hall. Carlos Perales scored on the Blue Hens other PK.
  • MORTON’SCLOSE TO HISTORY: Morton is closing in multiple Delaware school’s records. The West Chester, Pa. native will become the winningest goalie in program history with just three more overall victories. Morton needs just six more shutouts this season to tie the program record of nine. The goalie has made 150 saves in his career which is the 10th most all-time. He needs just 6 more saves to move into ninth place all-time. Morton’s next clean sheet will be 15th career shutout which would move the goalie into second place all-time and just five behind Dave Whitcraft for most shutouts in program history.  

SERIES INFORMATION

  • Delaware and Northeastern are meeting for the 25th time in program history.
  • The Blue Hens are 6-16-2 all-time against Northeastern.
  • UD has won their last two match-ups against Northeastern, 3-2 away in 2015 and 4-0 at home in 2016.

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