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CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – Delaware

Oct 2, 2012, 6:01 PM EDT

Head Coach: Tina Martin
2011-12 Record: 31-2/18-0 CAA

Starters Returning (5):
Elena Delle Donne, G/F — 28.1 ppg, 10.3 rpg
Lauren Carra, G — 10.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg
Danielle Parker, F — 8.6 ppg, 7.5 rpg
Trumae Lucas, G — 6.8 ppg, 3.4 apg
Akeema Richards, G — 6.2 ppg, 4.4 rpg

Top Returnee:
Kayla Miller, G — 0.9 ppg, 2.3 apg

Quick Hits:
Delaware is coming off its best season in school history after capturing its first CAA title, advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament and setting a school record with 31 wins. The Blue Hens were ranked in at least one of the major polls last year for 17 weeks, finishing the season ranked #7 in the AP Poll and #14 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. Senior All-America forward Elena Delle Donne led the nation in scoring with 28.1 points per game, while collecting her third CAA straight All-CAA first team honor and second CAA Player of the Year accolade.  The Blue Hens were ranked the number one team in the nation in free-throw shooting percentage (.805) led by Delle Donne (.889), who ranked eighth nationally.