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Penn State fell 7-2 to Duke on the final day of the Big Ten / ACC Challenge
The NIttany Lions battled back to tie the game at 5-5 before falling 9-6 to Virginia Tech
The Nittany Lions scored a season-best five runs against Duke
Destiny Weber hit in the first RBI of the season for the Blue and White
The Nittany Lions fell 3-0 to the Fighting Illini at the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal
2017 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
Started 54 games in her freshman season as a Nittany Lion…Posted a .237 batting average with 32 hits, including four doubles and three home runs…Brought in 16 RBIs…Touched home 12 times…Ranked second on the team with 24 walks…Had four multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games…Tallied her first career multi-hit game against McNeese State (Feb. 12)…Hit a grand slam to tie the game against Idaho State (March 3).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Prepped at Trinity High School where she was a two-sport athlete, lettering in both basketball and softball…Was selected to the 2016 Roundball Classic All-Star game in her senior season of basketball...Named all-section and all-district four times in softball…Earned all-state honors twice and was a 2015 FloSoftball.com Second Team All-American…Garnered 2016 PGF Northeast All-American honors in her senior season…Helped her team to a 2015 Pennsylvania AAA State finals in softball and a 2016 AAA WPIAL basketball final in her senior campaign…Played three summers for the Wagners 3N2 18U Gold team…Selected to participate in the OnDeck National Elite Future Camp on two occasions…Was the Valedictorian of her class at Trinity High School as well as Senior Class President, a Student Advisory Board member and the National Honor Society treasurer.
Full name is Delaney Suzanne Elling…Daughter of David and Julie Elling…Father graduated from Penn State in 1990…Has three sisters, Jordan, Rylee and Rayne…Enrolled in Schreyer Honors College…Plans to major in biobehavorial health.