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UD’s Carra Invited to 3-Point Challenge

Apr 3, 2013, 9:42 AM EDT

University of Delaware women’s basketball senior Lauren Carra has been selected to participate in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships later this week.

The event will be held this Thursday, Apr. 4,  at 7 p.m. at Georgia Techn’s McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta.

Carra will compete in the State Farm Women’s 3-Point Championship. Other individual events to be held include the Hampton Hotels Men’s 3-Point Championship, Pepsi MAX Battle of the Champions, and Denny’s Slam Dunk Championship.  The events will all be broadcast on ESPN.

A guard for the Blue Hens, Carra was a major part of Delaware’s historic season, which included a 32-4 record, the Colonial Athletic Association title, a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament, and the school’s first-ever trip to the Sweet 16.

An All-CAA second team selection this past season, Carra was also selected as a third team All-CAA member as a sophomore and a junior.

This season, Carra was the team’s second-leading scorer with 10.7 points per game.  She sank 43 3-pointers and averaged 5.7 rebounds per game.

Earlier this year, Carra became the 23rd player in Blue Hen history to register 1,000 career points and finished 10th all-time with 1,275 career points.  Carra also wrapped up her career in second place in school history with 171 3-pointers made.

Others that have been selected to the State Farm Women’s College 3-Point Championship so far are Blanche Alverson (Auburn), Alexa Deluzio (Florida State), Marissa Kastanek (North Carolina State), Kortni Jones (Middle Tennessee State), Aulani Sinclair (Indiana) and Kate Thompson (Michigan).