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.
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.
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.