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Men's Soccer

Delaware advances to CAA men’s soccer semifinal with PKs win over Drexel

With its down-to-the-wire win over Drexel University in penalty kicks, Delaware men's soccer marched into the CAA semifinals on the campus of Hofstra University on Thursday evening. After downing the Dragons, the Blue Hens are headed for a rematch with top-seeded Hofstra in Sunday's semi.

Photo Gallery: Delaware eliminates Drexel in penalty kicks at CAA tournament

Managing Visuals and Layout Editor Larissa Veronica Heather captures Delaware’s victory over Drexel University in the first round of the CAA men’s soccer tournament. The Blue Hens advance to their first trip to the conference semifinals since 2016.

Hastings’ breakout year helps Delaware into CAA tournament

After decommitting from the University of Virginia, Appoquinimink High School grad T.J. Hastings was not sure where he was going to play college soccer. Late in the search process, Hastings landed at Delaware, and since, he has turned in an impressive rookie year for the Blue Hens men’s soccer squad.

After falling short on Senior Night, Delaware men’s soccer aims to clinch CAA tournament spot Saturday

The festivities of Delaware's senior recognition were not followed by a win, but the Blue Hens are still in the thick of the CAA tournament chase with their regular-season finale coming Saturday.

Delaware men’s soccer seeks redemption on the road after shutout loss to Monmouth

On Friday, the Delaware men’s soccer team (5-2-2) suffered a 4-0 loss to Monmouth University (4-1-3) at home. The shutout setback was the Blue Hens' second straight lackluster showing after tying Le Moyne 2-2 on Tuesday. Staff Reporter Ryan Gibb has the game recap and the look ahead to Delaware's upcoming road match.

Freshman standout Sam Donnellan making an instant impact on the pitch for the Hens

Only nine games in to his collegiate career, Australian forward Sam Donnellan is proving to be a difference maker for a rebuilding Delaware men’s soccer program

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,

Blue Hens bring in Tommy McMenemy as new men’s soccer head coach

New leadership has been found for the Delaware men’s soccer program in the form of Tommy McMenemy, former associate head coach at the University of Michigan.

Men’s soccer head coach Ian Hennessy not returning after 16 seasons, over 100 wins with Blue Hens

After a disappointing season featuring just two wins, the men’s soccer program will see major change following the announcement that head coach Ian Hennessy is not returning next year.

Despite Sampson’s eight saves, Blue Hens men’s soccer lose 1-0 to No. 12 Maryland in overtime

Behind goalkeeper Scott Sampson's eight saves, Delaware forced overtime versus Maryland. The Terrapins grabbed the win, though, just eight minutes into extra time.

Photo gallery: Men’s soccer versus No. 12 Maryland

At their home stadium, the Blue Hens took the No. 12 Maryland Terrapins to overtime, but the visitors prevailed 1-0 off of a goal in the 98th minute.

Men’s soccer falls to 0-3 in home opener loss against Monmouth

The Blue Hens men's soccer team was shutout for the second time this season this past Tuesday versus Monmouth.

A deep dive on men’s soccer head coach Ian Hennessy

BY KONNER METZ Managing Sports Editor Born in Cork, Ireland, men’s soccer head coach Ian Hennessy grew up in a European culture surrounded...

Player Profile: Ryan Mertz of UD soccer on finding his forte

Get to know Ryan Mertz on Delaware Men's Soccer team as he has a special talent waiting to be shared.
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