Delaware State Hornets Logo

Delaware State Hornets Logo
The sports teams representing Delaware State University compete under the name of the Delaware State Hornets.

Meaning and history

Delaware State Hornets logo history


The symbolism behind the Delaware State Hornets logo is absolutely transparent. The centerpiece of the emblem is a stylized hornet with a menacing expression on its muzzle. The hornet is given with plenty of details, starting from the elements of its wings and to the multiple legs.
The insect’s body is red with white and black nuances (for the shades and the eyes). The wings feature several shades of light blue helping to create the 3D effect on the Delaware State Hornets logo, and the black outline.

Delaware State Hornets basketball

Delaware State Hornets basketball logo
The men’s basketball team competed in the 2005 NCAA tournament. It has also made two appearances in back to back National Invitation Tournament. The women’s team, the Lady Hornets, competed in the 2006 NCAA tournament.

Delaware State Hornets football

Delaware State Hornets football logo
The most successful moment in the history of the university’s football team has been the 2007 MEAC football championship, when the Hornets won with a score of 28 to 21 in overtime. Today, the team belongs to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.