Monday, September 25, 2023


3 & Out: Delaware gets in the mud with Saint Francis, comes out on top in home opener

As nonconference games go, this one had the edge of a storied rivalry. The chippy play would have been befitting for some decades-long series, not one confined to matchups one can count on one hand. Saint Francis and Delaware, in just their third meeting all-time, pushed and shoved to the finish, which favored the Blue Hens by a 42-14 score. "3 & Out" rolls on with takeaways from the Delaware victory.

Reports: Delaware open to leaving CAA for move up to FBS, conference destination yet to emerge

Multiple reports indicate that Delaware, dissatisfied by the state of the CAA, is contemplating its options as it relates to reclassifying to the Football Bowl Subdivision of NCAA Division I. However, a single most likely conference destination has yet to publicly crystallize for the university, a geographic outlier among most plausible FBS leagues.

3 & Out: Penn State stymies offense, exhausts defense in runaway win over Delaware

Delaware was no match for Big Ten power Penn State on Saturday, dropping a 63-7 blowout. Despite this lopsided outcome at an FBS playoff contender, the Blue Hens showed occasional signs of pieces in their puzzle to success in 2023. As the Hens turn to their home opener versus Saint Francis, The Review's "3 & Out" series continues with conclusions drawn from Happy Valley.

3 & Out: Lessons learned from Delaware’s win at Stony Brook

Delaware started its football season on the right foot Thursday evening at Stony Brook, handling the Seawolves 37-13. Leading off The Review’s 3 & Out series in the 2023 football season, here are three themes to take away from the Blue Hens’ 1-0 start overall and in Coastal Athletic Association Football.

Chemical engineering graduate student makes waves as vegan powerlifter

One university student is balancing his graduate student endeavors – as a chemical and biomolecular engineering Ph.D. candidate – and as a powerlifter. Bradie Crandall’s story of success only becomes more unique when factoring in that he does it all as a vegan.

Football preseason notebook: Blue Hens enter opener with new-look defense, options at QB

Delaware kicks off its 2023 football season at Stony Brook on Thursday night. The Fightin' Blue Hens have numerous emerging and new faces manning a rebuilt defense. On 'O,' Ryan Carty has signaled that the Blue Hens will have multiple passers at QB in the season opener. Managing Sports Editor Daniel Steenkamer has the Hens' roster overview with gameday nearing.

Victorious debut: Delaware knocks off Syracuse for first win under Lawrence

Delaware women’s soccer opened the Kelly Lawrence era with a bang, taking down ACC foe Syracuse in the 2023 season opener for both teams. The upset is the Blue Hens’ first-ever win over an active Power 5 program on the women’s pitch. The Review caught up with Lawrence and senior captain Katie Hackley postgame in Newark.

A matter of time: Carty, fellow FCS head coaches prepared for game clock rule change

The Review spoke with Delaware head football coach Ryan Carty and several other Football Championship Subdivision head coaches in the region as the first season under a noticeable college football timing tweak nears.

What’s in a name? CAA sheds “Colonial” title

With the 2023-24 season approaching, the new-look CAA has tweaked its official title, shelving the "Colonial" descriptor that it has held since its modern founding.

Commentary: Counting down the top 10 moments in the world of sports over the last 12 months

The past 12 months have featured wild upsets, uber-intense championship matchups and historic moments that may never be seen again. From the ice to the pitch, staff reporter Steven Norris breaks down the 10 moments that stand out from all over the world of sports.

Top 10 moments of 2022-2023 in Delaware athletics

The 2022-23 year of sports at Delaware was packed with memories. Editor-in-Chief Konner Metz and Managing Sports Editor Daniel Steenkamer rank the Blue Hens’ top 10 moments. Taking the No. 1 spot is the game that left fans particularly proud to be a Blue Hen.

In opening round rout of Marist, Robinson and Kurtz tie for most points in Delaware single-game playoff history

Playing in its second NCAA opening round game in as many years, Delaware men’s lacrosse romped, blasting Marist with 25 goals. The onslaught set the Blue Hens’ program record for most goals in an NCAA tournament game and secured a trip to No. 1 Duke in the first round. The date with the Blue Devils is a major test for the Hens and a reunion for their head coach, Ben DeLuca.

Delaware captures second straight CAA men’s lacrosse championship

In ideal spring conditions on its home field, Delaware men’s lacrosse got its ideal result, defeating Stony Brook 13-10 to clinch the Colonial Athletic Association’s automatic bid to the NCAA playoffs.

Delaware men’s lacrosse advances to seventh CAA championship game with gritty win over Towson

Delaware erased a first-quarter deficit to thwart Towson's upset bid and move on to Saturday's conference title bout with Stony Brook in Newark.