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Derek Armstrong, Dana Chaiken, Rosanna Delurgio, and Tim Rapp

UC San Diego Will Add Four to Athletics Hall of Fame

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LA JOLLA, Calif. - The University of California San Diego Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will induct four new members into its Hall of Fame in 2017. The announcement was made Tuesday by Director of Athletics Earl Edwards.

The fifth class includes Derek Armstrong (men's soccer coach, 1982-07), Dana Chaiken (softball, 1988-91), Rosanna Delurgio (swimming and diving, 2002-05), and Tim Rapp (men's basketball, 1987-91).

The inductees span the years of 1982 through 2005. Armstrong is the second coach to become a UC San Diego Hall of Famer. Chaiken is the first softball player to go in, while Delurgio is the fifth swimmer and Rapp is the second basketball standout to be named to the Hall of Fame.

The foursome will officially be inducted during a ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 8, as part of UC San Diego's Homecoming/Hall of Fame Weekend.

For details on all former honorees, please visit the UCSD Athletics Hall of Fame page.

To nominate an individual for future Hall of Fame consideration, please fill out either an electronic form or a printable mail-in form. Student-athletes may be considered for Hall of Fame induction 10 years after the completion of their eligibility. Coaches and staff qualify following three years of separation from UC San Diego.

Throughout its history of academic and athletic excellence, UC San Diego has won 30 team national championships and 138 individual titles. A remarkable 1,273 student-athletes have been named to All-America teams and 74 have garnered Academic All-America accolades.

DEREK ARMSTRONG
Men's Soccer Coach • 1982-2007
Blackpool, England
• Winningest men's soccer head coach in UCSD history
• Career record of 326-138-48 (.684) over 26 seasons
• Led UCSD to all three of the program's national championships, all at the NCAA Division III level (1988, 1991, 1993)
• Led UCSD to seasons with top three win totals in program history (23 in 1988; 21 in 1985 and 1993)
• Led UCSD to its only three seasons with 20-plus wins in program history
• Led UCSD to lone undefeated season at a program-best 23-0-2 1988
• In NCAA Division III record book, ranks 49th in win percentage and 33rd in total wins
• Led UCSD to 16 NCAA Championship appearances (15 in Division III, one in Division II)
• Led UCSD to nine consecutive NCAA Division III Championship appearances from 1983-91, and in 15 of 17 years (1983-99)
• NCAA Division III national runner-up in 1986, semifinalist in 1989 and quarterfinalist in 1985, 1990, and 1994
• Led UCSD to first NCAA Division II Championship appearance in 2003
• Division III Far West Coach of the Year in 1985
• Led UCSD to first CCAA Tournament in first season as member in 2000, and five tourneys in all
• UCSD reached final of CCAA Tournament for first time in 2003
• Tritons topped CCAA South in two of first three seasons as member, in 2000 and 2002

DANA CHAIKEN
Softball • 1988-1991
Lafayette, Calif.
• Three NCAA DIII Regional appearances (1988, 1989, 1991)
• NCAA DIII Regional All-Tournament Team (1991)
• Led team in batting average (.361), stolen bases (31), runs (38), home runs (1), and on-base percentage (.503) in 1988
• Led team in batting average (.366), runs (34), hits (49), doubles (5), stolen bases (25), walks (20), slugging percentage (.418), on-base percentage (.452), and assists (98) in 1989
• Led team in runs (22), triples (3), stolen bases (2), slugging percentage (.429), and assists (65) in 1990
• Led team in batting average (.342), hits (51), runs (33), doubles (8), triples (8), RBI (16), stolen bases (24), total bases (78), slugging percentage (.523), on-base percentage (.399), and assists (105) in 1991
• UCSD Distinguished Alumni Award honoree (2004)
• UCSD top 10:
      - No. 2 career steals (84)
      - No. 3 career runs (127)
      - No. 3 career triples (12)
      - No. 3 career walks (76)
      - No. 6 career hits (176)
      - No. 7 career batting average (.347)
      - No. 9 career assists (354)
      - No. 1 single season triples (8, 1991)
      - No. 4 single season steals (31, 1988)
      - No. 6 single season walks (33, 1988)
      - No. 7 single season steals (25, 1989)
      - No. 8 single season steals (24, 1991)

ROSANNA DELURGIO
Swimming and Diving • 2002-2005
Santa Cruz, Calif.
• Eight-time NCAA Division II national champion (six individual, two relay)
• Swept 100- and 200-yard breaststroke national titles in 2003, 2004, and 2005
• Swam breast leg of first-place 400 medley relay at 2005 NCAA Championships
• Swam third leg of first-place 200 free relay at 2004 NCAA Championships
• Tied (with Jennifer Watanabe) for most national titles by a Triton women's swimmer
• Three-time UCSD Athlete of the Year (2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05)
• UCSD top 10:
      - No. 1 100 breaststroke
      - No. 2 100 freestyle
      - No. 2 200 breaststroke
      - No. 6 50 freestyle

TIM RAPP
Men's Basketball • 1988-1991
San Jose, Calif.
• Team qualified for NCAA postseason play in 1989-90 and 1990-91 seasons
• Team advanced to NCAA DIII sectional semifinals in 1990-91 season
• NCAA DIII All-American (1990-91)
• NCAA DIII All-Region (1989-90)
• Led team in scoring average in 1989-90 (23.9, ninth nationally)
• Led team in scoring average in 1990-91 (24.4)
• Team went 69-37 (.651) during his time
• 17 games with 30 or more points
• Two-time UCSD Athlete of the Year (1989-90, 1990-91)
• Two-time team MVP (1989-90, 1990-91)
• UCSD top 10:
      - No. 1 career scoring average (20.7)
      - No. 5 career points (1556)
      - No. 1 single season points (659, 1990-91)

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