Blue Hens get their 15th win of the season in big matchup vs Drexel

Photo: Mark Campbell

The University of Delaware women’s basketball team continued their winning ways on Friday as the team defeated the Drexel University Dragons 68-60. This win also marks the first time the Hens have beaten the Dragons in six years.

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The leading scorer in the win for the Blue Hens was redshirt junior forward Ty Battle, who recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Two other Blue Hens players scored in double digits, which were junior guard/forward Jasmine Dickey (11) and senior forward Lizzie Oleary (11).

Delaware had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included points in the paint (40-28), second-chance points (20-7), fast-break points (9-7), bench points (16-10), rebounds (48-36), assists (14-12), blocks (5-0), and steals (7-6).

The Hens also had the advantage in shooting as well, with the team shooting 40.6 %(26-64) and Drexel shooting 34.3 % (23-67). Blue Hens made sure to make their time at the free-throw line count as the team shot 92.3 % (12-13). The Dragons shot 88.9 % (8-9) at the free-throw line in the game.

Let’s get into all four quarters: click below for the full recap.

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