Thursday, November 30, 2023

Field Hockey

Sports roundup: Where do volleyball, field hockey, women’s soccer stand as October nears?

As September comes to a close, it is a perfect time to check in on the early-season state of several of Delaware’s fall sports programs. From field hockey’s recent losses to volleyball’s hot stretch, streaky play has been a theme so far.

“Why not?”: Inside Rolf van de Kerkhof’s build of the Delaware field hockey powerhouse

Delaware field hockey has taken control of the CAA during Rolf van de Kerkhof’s tenure. The winningest active head coach on South Campus describes building a winner at “a sleeping giant” while defying the Power 5 realm’s expectations for his career.

Rollercoaster season for Delaware field hockey ends with 5-1 defeat in NCAA tourney

After a dismal 1-8 start, the Hens rebounded during the second half of the season, winning both the CAA Championship and an NCAA Tournament game.

Photo gallery: Field hockey surges to fourth straight CAA title with 6-1 win over Drexel

After a 1-8 start to the season, Delaware turned the notch up in the homestretch, and took home a fourth consecutive CAA Championship Sunday afternoon with a 6-1 victory over No. 4 Drexel University.

Photo gallery: Delaware field hockey prevails over Northeastern in conference semis

Delaware soared over Northeastern for a 6-1 victory in Friday's CAA Semifinals. Photographer Jason Wang documented the blowout win for the Blue Hens.

Field hockey photo gallery

Delaware field hockey fell to a disappointing 1-8 after a 6-0 loss to No. 12 Saint Joseph's on Sept. 25 at Fred P. Rullo Stadium. Photographer Aidan Fraser captured the game in a series of stunning shots.

Six years in, Rawak has brought unprecedented success to Blue Hens through athletics rebuild

Chrissi Rawak led a national search for a new women's basketball head coach just days after the team's trip to the NCAA tournament, landing on former associate Sarah Jenkins,

International recruiting dynamics for the university’s field hockey program

Senior Ashley Iannuzzi (right), from New Jersey, and sophomore Kiki Oudshoorn (left), from the Netherlands, embrace during a first-round NCAA tournament game this past November.

Field hockey captures overtime win in NCAA Tournament versus Fairfield at home

In a hard-fought game, overtime was needed for the Blue Hens to capture a 4-3 over Fairfield in the NCAA Tournament's opening round this past Wednesday.

Photo gallery: Scenes from the NCAA Field Hockey Tournament at Fred P. Rullo Stadium

The Blue Hens prevailed in an overtime affair with the Fairfield Stags on Wednesday afternoon in the NCAA Tournament opening round.

Field hockey drops two games versus ranked opponents, falls to 2-6

Delaware field hockey now sits at 2-6 after two tough home losses to Princeton and Rutgers, both ranked opponents.

Delaware field hockey reveals 2021 fall schedule

The path for the Blue Hens to defend their conference title begins at the end of August, with two road matchups versus Old Dominion and Virginia.

From uneven bars to crossbars: Grace Hoepfner’s time as a competitive gymnast

At an early age, Grace Hoepfner showed little fear in swinging around the playground. The division one field hockey player’s parents even called her a “monkey.”

Blue Hens field hockey season ends in heartbreaking playoff defeat against UVA

Delaware field hockey suffered a tough loss to No. 4 ranked Virginia in the first round of the NCAA Tournament,
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