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Schedule

W. TENNIS
Mar 20 - FINAL
Cal St. Northridge
Cal St. Northridge
3
Delaware
Delaware
4
SOFTBALL
Mar 21 - 2:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Lehigh
Lehigh
SOFTBALL
Mar 21 - 4:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Lehigh
Lehigh
W. TENNIS
Mar 23 - 1:00 PM
UNCW
UNCW
Delaware
Delaware
M. TENNIS
Mar 23 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
2
Radford
Radford
5
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Mar 24 - 10:30 AM
Delaware Classic
Delaware
Delaware
BASEBALL
Mar 24 - FINAL
Towson
Towson
3
Delaware
Delaware
6
BASEBALL
Mar 24 - FINAL
Towson
Towson
1
Delaware
Delaware
2
M. LACROSSE
Mar 24 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
10
Rutgers
Rutgers
15
M. GOLF
Mar 25 - 9:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Kingsmill Intercollegiate - Day 1
W. LACROSSE
Mar 25 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
18
Bryant
Bryant
11
SOFTBALL
Mar 25 - FINAL
Drexel
Drexel
6
Delaware
Delaware
8
BASEBALL
Mar 25 - FINAL
Towson
Towson
10
Delaware
Delaware
2
SOFTBALL
Mar 25 - FINAL
Drexel
Drexel
3
Delaware
Delaware
1
W. GOLF
Mar 26 - 9:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Henssler Intercollegiate - Day 1
M. GOLF
Mar 26 - 9:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Kingsmill Intercollegiate - Day 2
W. TENNIS
Mar 26 - 12:00 PM
Fordham
Fordham
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 26 - FINAL
Drexel
Drexel
3
Delaware
Delaware
1
M. TENNIS
Mar 26 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
1
UNC Asheville
UNC Asheville
6
M. GOLF
Mar 27 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Kingsmill Intercollegiate - Day 3
W. GOLF
Mar 27 - 9:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Henssler Intercollegiate - Day 2
M. TENNIS
Mar 27 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
6
King University
King University
1
BASEBALL
Mar 27 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
7
La Salle
La Salle
3
W. LACROSSE
Mar 27 - FINAL
San Diego State
San Diego State
10
Delaware
Delaware
11
W. GOLF
Mar 28 - 7:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
North Florida
SOFTBALL
Mar 28 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
2
Saint Joseph's
Saint Joseph's
4
SOFTBALL
Mar 28 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
2
Saint Joseph's
Saint Joseph's
6
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Mar 29 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
Florida Relays - Day 1
W. GOLF
Mar 29 - 9:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
North Florida
M. TENNIS
Mar 29 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
4
North Carolina Central
North Carolina Central
3
W. TENNIS
Mar 29 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
5
Nova Southeastern
Nova Southeastern
2
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Mar 30 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
Florida Relays - Day 2
M. GOLF
Mar 30 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Manor Intercollegiate - Day 1
W. TENNIS
Mar 30 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
7
Bethune-Cookman
Bethune-Cookman
0
BASEBALL
Mar 30 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
2
Michigan
Michigan
6
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Mar 31 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
Florida Relays - Day 3
ROWING
Mar 31 - TBA
Murphy Cup Regatta
Delaware
Delaware
M. GOLF
Mar 31 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Manor Intercollegiate - Day 2
BASEBALL
Mar 31 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
0
Michigan
Michigan
11
M. LACROSSE
Mar 31 - FINAL
Fairfield
Fairfield
10
Delaware
Delaware
11
SOFTBALL
Mar 31 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
4
Towson
Towson
7
SOFTBALL
Mar 31 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
8
Towson
Towson
4
W. LACROSSE
Mar 31 - FINAL
Princeton
Princeton
15
Delaware
Delaware
6
BASEBALL
Mar 31 - 03:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Michigan
Michigan
BASEBALL
Apr 1 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
2
Michigan
Michigan
4
SOFTBALL
Apr 1 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
3
Towson
Towson
5
M. TENNIS
Apr 4 - 3:00 PM
Rider
Rider
Delaware
Delaware
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Apr 5 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
Colonial Relays - Day 1
SOFTBALL
Apr 5 - 3:00 PM
Monmouth
Monmouth
Delaware
Delaware
W. TENNIS
Apr 5 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
6
Hofstra
Hofstra
1
SOFTBALL
Apr 5 - 5:00 PM
Monmouth
Monmouth
Delaware
Delaware
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Apr 6 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
Colonial Relays - Day 2
SOFTBALL
Apr 6 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
4
James Madison
James Madison
11
BASEBALL
Apr 6 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
0
Hofstra
Hofstra
9
M. TENNIS
Apr 6 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
2
Hofstra
Hofstra
5
SOFTBALL
Apr 6 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
0
James Madison
James Madison
15
W. LACROSSE
Apr 6 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
5
James Madison
James Madison
19
M. LACROSSE
Apr 6 - FINAL
Massachusetts (Senior Day)
9
Delaware
Delaware
8
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Apr 7 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
Colonial Relays - Day 3
W. GOLF
Apr 7 - 9:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Harvard Invitational - Day 1
BASEBALL
Apr 7 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
1
Hofstra
Hofstra
11
ROWING
Apr 8 - TBA
Cooper Invitational
Delaware
Delaware
W. GOLF
Apr 8 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Harvard Invitational - Day 2
M. TENNIS
Apr 8 - FINAL
Drexel
Drexel
4
Delaware
Delaware
2
SOFTBALL
Apr 8 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
1
James Madison
James Madison
13
W. LACROSSE
Apr 8 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
7
Towson
Towson
16
BASEBALL
Apr 8 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
5
Hofstra
Hofstra
2
W. TENNIS
Apr 8 - FINAL
Drexel
Drexel
2
Delaware
Delaware
5
M. GOLF
Apr 9 - 12:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Wildcat Invitational - Day 1
M. TENNIS
Apr 9 - 4:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Loyola
Loyola
M. GOLF
Apr 10 - 12:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Wildcat Invitational - Day 2
M. TENNIS
Apr 10 - FINAL
Howard
Howard
0
Delaware
Delaware
4
M. TENNIS
Apr 10 - FINAL
Jefferson
0
Delaware
Delaware
4
SOFTBALL
Apr 11 - FINAL
Delaware State
Delaware State
1
Delaware
Delaware
2
W. TENNIS
Apr 11 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
5
Towson
Towson
2
BASEBALL
Apr 11 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
15
Lehigh
Lehigh
7
SOFTBALL
Apr 11 - FINAL
Delaware State
Delaware State
5
Delaware
Delaware
10
W. GOLF
Apr 13 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
CAA Championship - Day 1
BASEBALL
Apr 13 - FINAL
UNCW
UNCW
3
Delaware
Delaware
5
M. TENNIS
Apr 13 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
4
La Salle
La Salle
0
W. LACROSSE
Apr 13 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
12
Hofstra
Hofstra
8
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Apr 14 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
Towson Invitational
W. GOLF
Apr 14 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
CAA Championship - Day 2
M. TENNIS
Apr 14 - FINAL
Mount St. Mary's - MD
Mount St. Mary's - MD
0
Delaware
Delaware
4
SOFTBALL
Apr 14 - FINAL
Hofstra
Hofstra
6
Delaware
Delaware
0
W. TENNIS
Apr 14 - FINAL
Mount St. Mary's - MD
Mount St. Mary's - MD
0
Delaware
Delaware
7
M. LACROSSE
Apr 14 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
10
Hofstra
Hofstra
9
BASEBALL
Apr 14 - FINAL
UNCW
UNCW
1
Delaware
Delaware
5
SOFTBALL
Apr 14 - FINAL
Hofstra
Hofstra
13
Delaware
Delaware
5
W. GOLF
Apr 15 - 8:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
CAA Championship - Day 3
SOFTBALL
Apr 15 - FINAL
Hofstra
Hofstra
14
Delaware
Delaware
4
BASEBALL
Apr 15 - FINAL
UNCW
UNCW
10
Delaware
Delaware
0
M. TENNIS
Apr 17 - 4:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Morgan State
Morgan State
BASEBALL
Apr 17 - FINAL
Lafayette
Lafayette
9
Delaware
Delaware
4
BASEBALL
Apr 18 - FINAL
Saint Joseph's
Saint Joseph's
5
Delaware
Delaware
8
M. TENNIS
Apr 18 - FINAL
Hampton
Hampton
0
Delaware
Delaware
4
TRACK & FIELD - OUTDOOR
Apr 20 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
Larry Ellis Invitational - Day 1
M. GOLF
Apr 20 - 8:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
CAA Championship - Day 1
M. TENNIS
Apr 20 - FINAL
William & Mary
William & Mary
4
Delaware
Delaware
0
W. TENNIS
Apr 20 - FINAL
College of Charleston
College of Charleston
4
Delaware
Delaware
1
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Double Dels Herb & Stephanie Courtney
Photo by Delaware Athletics
Double Dels Herb & Stephanie Courtney
By Delaware Athletics
Feb 19, 2018
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This is the third of a Valentine's Day series during the month of February featuring University of Delaware student-athlete Double Del couples. Stay tuned throughout the month for additional stories.

While Delaware Athletics can be an intense and competitive environment, it has also produced several power couples, known in Newark as Double Dels. A unique term coined by the University of Delaware for alumni married to other alumni, UD has 22,250 Double Dels, more than 15% of Blue Hen alumni.

Herb Courtney and Stephanie Barry, two of the best athletes in their sport at the time, are two of those Double Dels. Their relationship began during their time at Delaware, when Herb played basketball (2003-08) and Stephanie played volleyball (2006-09). 

Herb, ranking in the top-15 at UD in both career points and rebounds, was a two-time All-CAA selection and earned the team MVP award twice as a Blue Hen. Stephanie was a two-time All-American, holds the school record for digs, and was inducted into the UD Athletics Hall of Fame in 2015.

Herb and Steph first met the summer before his senior year and her sophomore year. Being a volleyball player meant coming to school in the summer for preseason and as a basketball player, Herb stayed the whole summer to train. They met through mutual friends, as a pair of their teammates were dating each other at the time. 

“Going into that summer I didn’t think I was going to get into a relationship because I was a senior and I pretty much knew I was going to play abroad so I didn’t really want to commit to anything… but the opposite happened,” Herb said.

For the next year, they supported each other’s athletic careers by attending each other’s games. After graduating, Herb went on to play abroad in Argentina for a year and the pair started a long-distance relationship. 

“We stayed together while I was abroad and that was when I knew we were going to last,” Herb remembered. “She stuck with me and our bond definitely got stronger.”

“It was definitely an adjustment, but we Skyped all the time. We didn’t go more than a couple of months without seeing each other, so that was always nice,” Steph explained.

Herb and Steph got married in June of 2011 in Newport Beach, California with a lot of former Delaware athletes in attendance, including Herb’s teammates Henry Olawoye, Chris Prothro, Jim Ledsome, Deon Goodman and team manager A.J. Johnson.  Steph also had some of her teammates in attendance including Michelle LaLonde and Greta Gibboney.

“It was almost a Delaware takeover on the dance floor with all of our teammates. It was a really good time.” Steph reminisced. 

Herb and Stephanie have a two-year-old son, Herb III, who is already following his dad’s footsteps with a love for basketball, and the couple is expecting their second child in April.

While Herb is now an assistant coach at Binghamton University, Delaware Athletics is still a very big part of their lives. 

“I still talk to my teammates all the time,” Herb said. “We definitely try to make it back a few times a year and we try to support in any way we can.”

Their son went to his first Delaware Homecoming last year.

“I come down to Delaware at least once a month for work and when I make it onto campus it’s crazy to see how much they’ve revamped the school and the athletic complexes,” Steph explained. “We are definitely still invested in Delaware Athletics. We love the school and everything it gave us.”

Story written by Michelle Burnett, UD Athletics Communications Student Intern

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