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.
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.
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.
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.