Delaware (5-8, 0-2 CAA) at Hofstra (7-5, 1-1 CAA)
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Friday, April 13, 2018
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7 p.m. ET
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James M. Shuart Stadium — Hempstead, N.Y.
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HEN SCRATCHINGS  🐔
     · Delaware closes out regular season road play this weekend with a Friday matchup at Hofstra.
     ·  Taylor Carpentier ranks 13th nationally with 10.25 saves per game while Becky Gohsler is 16th with 2.15 caused turnovers per game and Mia DeRuggiero is 26th with 1.92 assists per game.
     · Becky Gohsler is second in Blue Hens single-season history with 56 draw controls and 161 career draw controls. Caitlin McCartney holds the single-season school record with 73 draw controls (2015) and career mark with 186 draw controls (2012-15).
     ·  Becky Gohsler is also third all-time with 70 career caused turnovers. Erin Wein (2013-16) holds the school record with 126 career caused turnovers while Caitlin McCartney (2012-15) is second with 86.
     · With 11 saves against #19 Princeton, Taylor Carpentier moved into seventh place in program history with 352 career saves and currently holds 361 for her three-year career. Leslie Saylor (1989-91) is sixth all-time with 373 career saves.
     · Mia DeRuggiero is tied for ninth in Blue Hens single-season history with 25 assists.
     · The Hens was predicted to finished fourth in the CAA Preseason Poll.
     · Seniors Taylor Carpentier and Becky Gohsler were picked as All-CAA Preseason selections.
     · This season marks the 41st overall in Delaware program history.  In the previous 40 seasons, the Blue Hens have tallied a composite record of 377-295 (.561) with 18 10-plus win campaigns.
     · A squad that went 9-8 overall and 4-2 in CAA play with a trip to the CAA Tournament last year, UD returns 19 letter winners and eight starters while adding 11 newcomers.
     · A youthful squad, the Hens feature just 11 juniors and seniors in 2017.
     · Kateri Linville, who is in her eighth season at her alma mater in 2017-18, welcomes Joe Tornetta and Callie Santos as assistant coaches for the year. 


SERIES INFORMATION 💪    
     · Delaware leads the all-time series, 20-11, over Hofstra since the inaugural matchup in 1979.
     · A perennial pairing, the two teams have faced off in each of the last 22 seasons.
     · The Blue Hens have won four of the last five against the Pride.
     · Last season, UD held HU to just one goal in the final 20 minutes of action en route to a dominating 17-9 victory over the Pride at Delaware Stadium.
Senior Jamie Schwartz led all players with a career-best seven points on four goals and three assists.  The attacker opened the game by setting a new school record by registering a goal just 10 seconds in to the contest.
     · Prior to last season, each of the previous four games between the Hens and Hofstra were settled by a total of five goals.
     · In the last matchup in Hempstead, Delaware rebounded from a seven-goal deficit to defeat Hofstra, 14-13, in overtime at James M. Shuart Stadium on April 17, 2016.