HARRINGTON, Del. -- Can't wait to see your favorite University of Delaware student-athletes in action this fall?

If so, don't miss your chance to get up close and personal with Delaware football head coach Dave Brock and Blue Hens student-athletes from football, volleyball, women’s soccer, cross country/track & field, and men’s & women’s basketball this Thursday, July 24, at the Delaware State Fair.

Thursday is Seniors’ Day at the Fair where individuals 60 years and older receive free admission. 

Patrons in attendance will have an opportunity to interact and meet with select Blue Hen student-athletes and coaches as they mingle throughout the fairgrounds from 5 to 6:30 p.m., spin the Blue Hens prize wheel at the Grotto Pizza location inside the fair, and see the teams featured in the evening parade along with YoUDee and UD Cheerleaders.

Fans are also invited to get a scoop of UDairy Creamery ice cream and visit with University representation at the Delaware Building present by the University of Delaware through the entire length of the fair until July 26.

The Blue Hens look forward to seeing you at the Delaware State Fair this Thursday evening before they head into pre-season for the upcoming 2014 season.