Delaware State volleyball sweeps Maryland Eastern Shore

Courtesy of Delaware State Athketic Media Relations The Delaware State women’s volleyball team opened its three-match away stint in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) competition with a straight-set sweep over Maryland Eastern Shore on Thursday. With offensive production coming from multiple Hornets, Sydney Lewis led the charge with 10 total points. Lewis tallied seven kills on 14 total attacks for an even .500 hitting percentage. As one of the top two-way players in the MEAC, she also recorded two solo blocks and was in on two assisted blocks. Along with a…

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Morgan State keeps Delaware State winless

Via Kevin C. Paige, MSU Athletic Communications 42 Delaware State 0-18, 0-9 MEAC 67 MORGAN 13-6, 7-2 MEAC Team 1 2 3 4 F Delaware State 9  9  14  10  42 MORGAN 23  19  11  14  67 The Morgan State women’s basketball team closed out its three-game homestand unbeaten, as the Lady Bears defeated visiting Delaware State, 67-42 in a rare Wednesday evening Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) contest at Hill Field House. The game was originally scheduled for Jan. 29, but was postponed due to inclement weather. The two teams will meet again…

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Norfolk State takes Delaware State to the woodshed , 102-36

Courtesy Alex Lehmbeck Norfolk State Assistant SID: 36 DSU 102 NSU Team 1 2 3 4 F DSU 12  9  6  9  36 NSU 23  37  30  12  102 Camille Downs made four of Norfolk State’s record-setting 15 3-pointers on Saturday as the Spartans crushed Delaware State 102-36 at Echols Hall. NSU’s 66-point win is the largest margin of victory in school history against a MEAC opponent. The Hornets scored the game’s first four points, hitting a pair of throws and a layup. It didn’t take long for the Spartans to find their…

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Delaware State announces plan to allow limited fan attendance at indoor sports events

The University is pleased to announce restoration of near-normal spectator attendance at indoor athletic events. After limiting attendance at indoor sporting events for the month of January due to the rise of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the University has announced a new policy.  Up to 600 spectators can attend the games, including 300 Delaware State University students. Up to 150 tickets will be reserved for Hornets’ season ticket holders and special guests, and 150 seats will be offered to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis.   There will be…

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Terrorists threaten several HBCUs

Wlja.com: PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (7News) — A shelter in place has been issued for students and staff at Bowie State University due to a bomb threat Monday.  CNN is reporting that at least six Historically Black Colleges and Universities have received bomb threats launching police investigations. The schools that received threats Monday include Bowie State, Howard University, Southern University and A&M, Bethune-Cookman University, Albany State Universityand Delaware State University, according to campus spokespeople or social media posts. Later Monday morning, Judson University, an Evangelical Christian university in Elgin, Illinois, announced its closure due to…

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Snowstorm postpones Delaware State/Morgan State bball doubleheader

Courtesy Delaware State Athletics: The Delaware State basketball doubleheader scheduled for today at Morgan State in Baltimore has been postponed due to the Northeast snow storm. Make-up dates have not been announced for either the women’s or men’s games. The Delaware State men are scheduled to host Coppin State on Monday (Jan. 31) at 7:30 pm. The Hornet women are scheduled to face Coppin State at home on Wed. (Feb. 2) at 5:30 p.m. Due to University Covid health & safety protocols, spectators are not permitted to attend Delaware State…

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Delaware State v Delaware Football game to air on ESPN2

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Delaware-Delaware State football game scheduled for Saturday, April 10 at the Hornets’ Alumni Stadium, will now be televised live on ESPN2. Kickoff remains scheduled for 6 p.m. The game was originally to be shown live on ESPN3 and via tape delay on ESPNU.  About the Mid-Eastern Athletic ConferenceThe Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) celebrates its 50th year of intercollegiate competition with the 2020-21 academic school year. Located in Norfolk, Va., the MEAC is made up of 11 outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic coastline: Bethune-Cookman University, Coppin State…

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Delaware State Lady Hornets add Saturday game at Drexel

Courtesy of Delaware State Athletic Media Relations DOVER, Del., Jan. 6, 2021 — Facing a break of 11 days between games, the Delaware State women’s basketball team has added a Saturday contest at Drexel to its schedule. The Lady Hornets and Dragons are scheduled to tip-off at 2:00 p.m. at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia. Delaware State (2-3; 1-1 MEAC) is coming off a 60-45 victory at Coppin State on Jan. 5. Prior to scheduling the contest against Drexel, the Lady Hornets’ next game was set for Jan. 16 at home against…

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FAMU women’s hoops falls to Delaware State 61-53

From Florida A&M Sports Information : DOVER, Del. | The Florida A&M University women’s basketball team pushed Delaware State to the limit Saturday afternoon, but eventually fell to the Hornets, 61-53, in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play at Memorial Hall Gym. Saturday’s setback was the seventh straight loss for Florida A&M (4-19, 2-10 MEAC), while Delaware State improved to 11-12 overall and 7-3 in the MEAC. THE LEADING LADIES Shalaunda Burney-Robinson turned in her seventh double-double of the season, pulling down a career high 21 rebounds to go with her game-high 26…

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Florida A&M set your take on Delaware State

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University men’s basketball team will put its three-game winning streak on the line this weekend as the Rattlers visit Delaware State and Maryland Eastern Shore in a pair of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference games. Florida A&M opens the two-game road swing on Saturday at Delaware State. Tip-off against the Hornets is set for 2 p.m. from Memorial Hall Gymnasium. The Rattlers conclude the trip on Monday with a 7:30 p.m. tip-off against Maryland Eastern Shore at Hytche Arena. Florida A&M (9-13 overall, 7-4 MEAC) is…

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