This Week in Blue Hens Athletics History

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University of Delaware Athletics takes a weekly look back at some of the more memorable dates in Blue Hen history.

Compiled by Zach Lopes, UD Student Intern

MEN'S SOCCER: Delaware Romps over Gettysburg 6-0 for Homecoming Win

October 25, 1954

NEWARK, Del.  --  Cheered to victory by some 300 Homecoming fans, the University of Delaware’s men's soccer team tied a scoring record at Frazer Field by blanking Gettysburg 6-0. 

The Blue Hens' scoring efforts were led by Harold Paxson and Bill Regester who scored two goals each. 

Paxson and Regester were both honored by making the Middle Atlantic Conference All-Conference teams at the end of the 1954 season, while Paxson earned Honorable Mention All-Region honors as well.

John McLaughlin and Serge Sacharuk also contributed with a goal of their own adding to the 6-0 commanding victory.

McLaughlin was also named Honorable Mention All-Region and Honorable Mention All-American after the conclusion of the season.