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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WNBA at The Bob

The WNBA will return to UD's Bob Carpenter Center on Friday, May 22, when Elena Delle Donne and the Chicago Sky play a preseason game against the New York Liberty.

Lacrosse all-stars

Blue Hen lacrosse standouts Brandon Worrall, Brian Kormondy and Beau Jones have been selected to compete in the USILA North-South Senior All-Star Game.

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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