University of Delaware's Elena Delle Donne was drafted 2nd overall in the WNBA draft by Chicago Monday.
Delle Donne was expected to be a top pick in the Monday night draft.
During the past season, Delle Donne helped the Blue Hens make a NCAA Sweet 16 appearance in the tournament.
"This is a very exciting time for Elena, her family, her teammates and our coaching staff," head coach Tina Martin told Bluehens.com before the draft.
The Blue Hens posted a 32-4 overall record this season.