This Week in Blue Hens Athletics History

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University of Delaware Athletics takes a weekly look back at some of the more memorable dates in Blue Hen history.

May 29, 1996

MEN'S LACROSSE: Delaware Defender Carey Egan Named All-American

BALTIMORE, Md. -- University of Delaware senior defenseman Carey Egan was named to the United States intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) men's NCAA Division I All-American team as an honorable mention selection.

Egan, a 6-6, 225 lb. defender from Maplewood, N.J. (Pingry Prep), was the only Delaware player honored and one of just six players from the North Atlantic Conference cited. Egan's selection marks the fifth straight year a Blue Hen player has earned All-American honors.

Egan, a two-time All-North Atlantic Conference selection, is the first Delaware defenseman to earn All-American honors since Dan Harley in 1984.

A two-year starter, Egan led the Blue Hens in groundballs for the second straight year in 1996 with 80 and also scored five goals from hs defensive spot.