The University of Delaware's Elena Delle Donne, now playing for the Chicago Sky, has been named the WNBA rookie of the month for July.

Rookie honors

UD's Delle Donne named WNBA rookie of month for July

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2:40 p.m., Aug. 5, 2013--The University of Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne, now playing for the Chicago Sky, has been named the WNBA rookie of the month for July. It is her second straight rookie of the month award.

Over the course of July, Delle Donne led all WNBA rookies in scoring (16.4 points per game), free throw percentage (.909) and minutes (30.8 per game.) 

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The UD women's golf team tied for second and junior Amanda Terzian finished fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament.

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Amira Idris won two events and Lindsay Prettyman broke her own school record in the 800 meters as the UD women's track and field team captured the James Madison Invitational.

Also in July, Delle Donne made history by becoming the first rookie to win the WNBA All-Star vote.

As of Monday, the Sky was 13-6 and in first place in the WNBA East Conference.

Delle Donne was drafted by the Sky after leading UD to a record of 32-4, a Colonial Athletic Association championship and the NCAA tournament Sweet 16.

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