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Tag: Delaware Fightin Blue Hens

A Fan’s Honest Reaction to the Delaware Game

First, introductions are in order. My name is Patrick Ciapciak and I’m a senior at Villanova who has been dedicated to Villanova sports since the day I walked onto this hallowed campus. I’ll be writing a fan’s perspective on every major Villanova game, so get excited. In short, I’ll be writing what every ‘Nova fan… Read More ›

Bednarczyk Leads Fourth Quarter Rally Against Delaware

The game against Delaware was predicted to be a slug-fest.  It was predicted to be a game where grit and toughness would endure over mere strategy and play-calling. Just like in years past, grit endured. In the fourth quarter, star quarterback John Robertson went down with what is believed to be a PCL tear at first glance. Up… Read More ›

Week 3 Preview: Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens

Villanova hasn’t lost to Delaware since 2011, but the Blue Hens have taken the Wildcats right down to the wire in the last two meetings. Here’s what to expect for this Parents’ Weekend/Battle of the Blue Game.

Watch For It Wednesday: The Parents are Coming

With another parents’ weekend on its way, we take a look forward to a loaded week ahead. Game Hens: Villanova football looks to build off an impressive road victory against Fordham, when they face up against CAA rival Delaware Blue Hens. Villanova comes into this game ranked #6 in the FCS as they start their brutal… Read More ›

Week In Review: The Post-Tryptophan Edition (Week of 11/24)

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend. As the tryptophan from the Thanksgiving turkey flushes itself out of our systems, we unfortunately have to gear up for the work week ahead. Before we do that, let’s take a look back at the week that was. Legends Classic Champions: It wasn’t easy, the Barclays Center… Read More ›

A Tale of Two Teams: Villanova Cruises Past Delaware

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of perfection, it was the age of winlessness. The Villanova Wildcats and the Delaware Blue Hens were set to meet again. The Wildcats entered Sunday’s game fresh off of a Legends Classic championship. Meanwhile, the Blue Hens were blown… Read More ›

Game Preview: Delaware Fighting Blue Hens

#12 Villanova Wildcats (5-0) vs. Delaware Fighting Blue Hens (0-4) When: Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA Coverage: Fox Sports 1 Delaware’s Previous Season Record: 25-10, Lost to Michigan State in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament Key Players for Delaware: #22 Cazmon Hayes (6-4, 195) So., G; #0 Chivarsky Corbett (6-7, 195)… Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: Thanksgiving!

This week is going to be relatively quiet after the craziness that has ensued these past few days… Black Friday Tourney: The women’s basketball team is going to have a short Thanksgiving break. As shoppers get up early to beat the crowds in the malls, they will be heading down south to Naples, Florida, for… Read More ›

Week in Review: Will Power (Week of 11/17)

XC heads to Nationals, drama and glory for Villanova Football, and the rest of the action from this past week in Villanova sports.

More Last Minute Heroics in This Year’s “Battle of the Blue”

Last year, Villanova put on an amazing display of perseverance in front of their home crowd. They came from behind in the fourth quarter with a 23 point swing that came down to the final second in the fourth quarter. Villanova kicker Mark Hamilton spoiled any chances of Delaware securing a playoff spot, as he made… Read More ›

About The Author

Eugene Rapay '16 created "The Bench Mob" in November 2013. He joined the Villanova Times in 2012 as a writer. A Westchester, NY native, who will bring top quality coverage of all things Villanova sports.


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