Nnemkadi Ogwumike Taken First By L.A. Sparks in WNBA Draft

by April 16, 2012

The WNBA Draft was earlier today, and for those of you who missed it, here were the selections made during the first round:

1. Los Angeles Sparks: Nnemkadi Ogwumike, F (Stanford)

2. Seattle Storm: Shekinna Stricklen, G/F (Tennessee)

3. Minnesota Lynx: Devereaux Peters, F (Notre Dame)

4. Tulsa Shock: Glory Johnson, F (Tennessee)

5. San Antonio Silver Stars: Shenise Johnson, G (Miami)

6. Phoenix Mercury: Samantha Prahalis, G (Ohio State)

7. New York Liberty: Kelley Cain, C (Tennessee)

8. Washington Mystics: Natalie Novosel, G (Notre Dame)

9. Connecticut Sun: Astan Dabo, C (Mali)

10. Washington Mystics: LaSondra Barrett, F (LSU)

11. Indiana Fever: Sasha Goodlett, C (Georgia Tech)

12. Minnesota Lynx: Damiris Dantas, C (Brazil)

Expect more WNBA coverage—including analysis of the draft—in the coming week.