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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 conclude with senior guard Lanayjha Ashe.
Ashe averaged 9.4 points per game, 3.6 rebounds per game and 1.6 assists per game in 27.3 minutes per game in 30 games.
The Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina native was among the best in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in points per game, as Ashe was ranked in the top 25 ( ranked 22nd) with 9.4.
Game One: 68-38 Loss Vs Lehigh
On November 6th, the Hornets opened the season at home but the result was not what the team was hoping for, as they loss 68-38 to Lehigh.
Ashe had four points and one rebound in the opening 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.
Ashe had 13 points, four rebounds, three assists, and one block in Hornets first win.
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.
Ashe had 10 points and one rebound in the win against UD.
DSU Wins Third Straight Game With A 69-48 Win Vs Georgian Court
The Hornets were rolling in the month of November as the team would pick up their third straight win against Georgian Court with a score of 69-48.
Ashe had 16 points, seven rebounds and one steal in the win against Georgian Court.
Delaware State Ends Four-Game Losing Streak With 89-66 Win Vs Saint Peter’s
DSU would start the month of December on a good note as the team would break a four-game losing streak with an 89-66 win vs Saint Peters.
The senior guard had six points and two assists in the win.
New Year Would Bring A Win For DSU
The Hornets ushered in 2020 with a 69-61 win over Morgan State.
Ashe had 11 points and two rebounds in the win.
Two Wins In A Row For Hornets
DSU would continue to roll along as the team would win back to back games with a 64-54 win against North Carolina Central.
Ashe would not have any points but she did contribute in other ways with two rebounds, one assist, and one block in the game.
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.
Ashe had 18 points, seven rebounds, one assist 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 North Carolina native had 13 points, two rebounds and one assist in the game.
DSU Takes Down University of Maryland Eastern Shore
The Hornets would win their second straight game in the month of February, as the team defeated Maryland Eastern Shore 72-58.
Ashe had a season-high 19 points in the win against UMES.
Hornets Pick Up A 76-64 Win Vs South Carolina State
Delaware State would get a 76-64 road win against South Carolina State.
Ashe would tie a season-high in points in this win with 19.
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.
Ashe had six points, five rebounds, two assists and three steals 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.
Ashe had 10 points, two rebounds, one assist and two steals in the final win.
- Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) preseason third-team