After a thrilling end to regulation, overtime did not finish the way the Minutemen hoped, giving up a goal with 14 seconds remaining in the extra frame.
The Minutemen fell to the Tigers in last year’s CAA championship 9-8 on a behind-the-back shot from Justin Mabus with 1:50 remaining in regulation.
Four unanswered goals in the fourth quarter pushed the Blue Hens past the Minutemen Saturday afternoon.
The Bears erupted for nine first half goals as the Minutemen dropped their third game of the season.
The Minutemen travel to West Point this Friday to take on the Black Knights after falling to them in 12-7 in the 2015 season opener.