Fever Select Kysre Gondrezick with Fourth Pick in 2021 WNBA Draft

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Fever selected guard Kysre Gondrezick from West Virginia with the fourth overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft on Thursday night.

Gondrezick was the first player selected at the No. 4 pick in franchise history and the second player selected by the Fever from West Virginia, joining Yolanda Paige (2005).

She averaged 16.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 32.4 minutes and started 72 of 92 games played throughout her career at West Virginia and Michigan. This past season, Gondrezick averaged 19.5 points, 4.5 assists, 2.9 rebounds, 37.3 minutes and started all 28 games for the Mountaineers.

The 5-foot-9 guard began her collegiate career in Ann Arbor ahead of the 2016-17 season and was a Second Team All-Big Ten selection. Gondrezick transferred to West Virginia and was a two-time All-Big 12 selection. She concluded her career in Morgantown fourth all-time at West Virginia in points per game (17.1). The Benton Harbor, Michigan native was named the 2016 Michigan Miss Basketball and averaged 40.5 points per game as senior at Benton Harbor High School. She also scored 72 points in a high school playoff game during her prep career.

Gondrezick’s late father, Grant, was drafted in the fourth round by the Phoenix Suns in the 1986 NBA Draft and also played for the Los Angeles Clippers. Her mom, Lisa, won a national championship in 1988 with Louisiana Tech.