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THE 2021 WNBA DRAFT IS IN THE BOOKS!

The Fever added more talent to a young core that is looking to build heading into the 2021 season. Now that the action is all wrapped up, here are the results of the Fever’s 2021 draft selections.

Kysre Gondrezick

Draft Position — Round 1, Pick 4
College — West Virginia
Position — Guard
In three seasons West Virginia, she averaged 17.1 points, 3.8 assists, and 3.3 rebounds per game over 59 career games. Gondrezick finished her college career with a phenomenal final season. She averaged a career-best 19.5 points and 4.5 assists per game in 2020-21 en route to being a unanimous First Team All-Big 12 selection and being named an AP All-American honorable mention.

Aaliyah Wilson

Draft Position — Round 1, Pick 11
Trade Details —  Acquired via trade with Seattle in exchange for Kennedy Burke
College —  Texas A&M
Position — Guard

Unique Thompson

Draft Position — Round 2, Pick 19
College —  Auburn
Position — Forward

Trinity Baptiste

Draft Position — Round 2, Pick 24
College —  Arizona
Position — Forward

Chelsey Perry

Draft Position — Round 3, Pick 26
College —  UT Martin
Position — Forward

Florencia Chagas

Draft Position — Round 3, Pick 31
Nationality —  Argentina
Position — Guard

Maya Caldwell

Draft Position — Round 3, Pick 33
College —  Georgia
Position — Guard

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READ: WNBA Draft History: Indiana Fever

FEVER DRAFT HISTORY FACTS

– Fever’s top two selections in franchise history: Kelsey Mitchell was chosen with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 draft and Tan White was taken with the No. 2 pick in 2005.

– Tamika Catchings is the only No. 3 pick in WNBA history to garner MVP honors in the regular season or Finals, and she did both.

– Catchings is the only No. 3 selection in league history to win the Defensive Player of the Year award. She won it five times.

– A 10th overall draft pick has earned All-WNBA honors four times, all by Indianapolis product and former Fever star Katie Douglas.

– The Fever have drafted five first round players – Teaira McCowan (2019), Kelsey Mitchell (2018), Tiffany Mitchell (2016), Natalie Achonwa (2015) and Tan White (2005) – who ended their rookie seasons on the WNBA All-Rookie Team.

– Fever guard Julie Allemand, who was selected with the 33rd pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft, became the sixth player in franchise history to make the All-Rookie Team this season.