Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne (born September 5, 1989) is an American college basketball and former volleyball player at the University of Delaware.

Delle Donne was a high school basketball player at Ursuline Academy in Wilmington, Delaware. She led Ursuline to three straight Delaware State Championship titles and was ranked as the number-one overall high school recruit by Scout.com. She was the first and only student at Ursuline so far to score 2,000+ points during her high school career. Delle Donne is 6'5" (1.96 m) and set the girls' high school national record for consecutive free throws made (80) in 2005–2006.

Following her senior season in high school (2007–2008), Delle Donne received a basketball scholarship from Connecticut. On August 16, 2008, Delle Donne announced she would not accept the scholarship due to burnout, and instead decided to enroll at the University of Delaware and join their volleyball team as a walk-on.

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