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Delaware Sports Blitz will be showcasing student-athletes performances from this past season each week.
Each week we will look at different colleges from the state of Delaware and showcase their athlete’s performance in the chosen sport of the week.
This week is all about the Delaware State’s women’s basketball team which will start with junior guard/ forward Sharajah Collins.
Collins averaged 11.7 points per game, 3.9 rebounds per game and 1.6 steals per game in 29.1 minutes per game in 27 games this season. The junior forward led the team in scoring points per game with her 11.7 points.
The Winter Haven, Florida native was among the best in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in scoring average per game, as Collins was ranked in the top 15 ( ranked 12th) with 11.7 points per game. The Hornets forward also was among the best in the MEAC with assists, as she landed at 15th spot with 2.1 assists per game. Collins was in the MEAC top 15 ( ranked 11th) with steals per game, as she had 1.6.
Game One: 68-38 Loss Vs Lehigh
The Hornets opened the season with a tough 68-38 loss against Lehigh.
Collins had eight points, four rebounds and two steals in the opening game loss.
First Win Of The Season For DSU Vs Post
Delaware State bounced back from their opening day loss to Lehigh with a 67-41 win against Post.
Collins had 10 points, four rebounds, three assists, and two steals in the Hornets’ first win of the season.
Hornets Get First Win Vs Delaware In School History
DSU made some history with their next win as the team defeated the Blue Hens for the first time in school history. The Hornets won the game with a score of 67-64.
Collins had 24 points, one rebound, four assists, and two steals in the historic win.
DSU Wins Third Straight Game With A 69-48 Win Vs Georgian Court
The Hornets would get their third straight win in the month of November, as the team defeated Georgian Court 69-48.
Collins had 14 points, seven rebounds, one assist and two steals in the win.
Delaware State Ends Four-Game Losing Streak With 89-66 Win Vs Saint Peter’s
Delaware State was able to end a four-game losing streak when the team defeated Saint Peter’s 89-66 on December 7th.
The DSU forward had a season-high 25 points in the game.
New Year Would Bring A Win For DSU
The Hornets ushered in 2020 with a 69-61 win over Morgan State.
Collins had 12 points, five rebounds, and two steals in the win.
Two Wins In A Row For Hornets
Delaware State would follow up the win over Morgan State with a 64-54 win against North Carolina Central.
Collins had 11 points, six rebounds, and two steals in the win.
Two Games Later, Same Result As Delaware State Gets A 64-60 Win Vs North Carolina Central
The Hornets had their way with N.C. Central this season, as Delaware State swept the team in the regular-season series. DSU won the second meeting with a score of 64-60.
Collins had 21 points, three rebounds, two assists and one steal in the win.
Hornets Begin February With A 72-55 Win Over Coppin State
Delaware State started the month of February with a 72-55 win against Coppin State.
The DSU junior had 10 points, six rebounds, three assists and one steal in the game.
DSU Picks Up Their 11th Win Of The Season In 61-53 Victory Vs Florida A&M
The Hornets would earn their fourth win in the month of February, as the team defeated Florida A&M 61-53.
Collins had four points, one rebound and two assists in the win.
Delaware State’s Final Win Of The Season Would Come Against Coppin State
DSU would sweep the regular-season series against Coppin State as they picked up a 71-66 win in February.
Collins had 18 points, two rebounds, five assists, and four steals in the final win.
- MEAC Co-Player Of The Week (12/10)
- MEAC Player Of The Week (11/20)