University of Delaware Office of Public Relations The Messenger Vol. 5, No. 4/1996 Hammering Hen True to his name, Blue Hen shortstop Daniel Hammer, Delaware '96, of Newark, Del., hammers one out of the ballpark. Hammer was one of the top players on the Blue Hen's winning baseball team this spring. With a 44-12 record, the Hens were North Atlantic Conference champions and made it to the NCAA Mid-West Regionals in Wichita, Kansas. Hammer was named to the All-Tournament team there.