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/ April 16, 2005

WNBA Draft history, year by year.

2004 WNBA Draft

2004 WNBA DRAFT, ROUND 1

PICK TEAM SELECTION
1 Phoenix Mercury Diana Taurasi, G, Connecticut
2 Washington Mystics Alana Beard, G, Duke
3 Charlotte Sting Nicole Powell, G/F, Stanford
4 Connecticut Sun Lindsay Whalen, G, Minnesota
5 New York Liberty Shameka Christon, G/F, Arkansas
6 Minnesota Lynx Nicole Ohlde, C, Kansas State
7 Minnesota Lynx Vanessa Hayden, C, Florida
8 Phoenix Mercury Chandi Jones, G/F, Houston
9 Indiana Fever Ebony Hoffman, C, Southern Cal
10 Sacramento Monarchs Rebekkah Brunson, F, Georgetown
11 Detroit Shock Iciss Tillis, C/F, Duke
12 Los Angeles Sparks Christi Thomas, F, Georgia
13 Detroit Shock Shereka Wright, F, Purdue

2004 WNBA DRAFT, ROUND 2

PICK TEAM SELECTION
14 Phoenix Mercury Ashley Robinson, C, Tennessee
15 Washington Mystics Kaayla Chones, C, N.C. State
16 Connecticut Sun Jessica Brungo, F, Penn State
17 New York Liberty Amisha Carter, C, Louisiana Tech
18 Charlotte Sting Kelly Mazzante, F, Penn State
19 Seattle Storm Catrina Frierson, F, Louisiana Tech
20 Minnesota Lynx Tasha Butts, F, Tennessee
21 San Antonio Silver Stars Cindy Dallas, F, Illinois
22 Charlotte Sting Jenni Benningfield, F, Vanderbilt
23 Detroit Shock Erika Valek, G, Purdue
24 Connecticut Sun Ugo Oha, C, George Washington
25 Los Angeles Sparks Doneeka Hodges, G, LSU
26 Houston Comets Lindsay Taylor, C, UC Santa Barbara

2004 WNBA DRAFT, ROUND 3

PICK TEAM SELECTION
27 Phoenix Mercury Maria Villarroel, G, Oklahoma
28 Washington Mystics Evan Unrau, F, MIssouri
29 Connecticut Sun Candace Futrell, G, Duquesne
30 New York Liberty Cathy Joens, G, George Washington
31 Indiana Fever Ieva Kublina, F/C, Virginia Tech
32 Detroit Shock Jennifer Smith, C, Michigan
33 Minnesota Lynx Amber Jacobs, G, Boston College
34 San Antonio Silver Stars Toccara Williams, G, Texas A&M
35 Charlotte Sting Jia Perkins, G, Texas Tech
36 Sacramento Monarchs Nuria Martinez, Spain
37 Houston Comets Stacy Stephens, C, Texas
38 Minnesota Lynx Kate Bulger, G, West Virginia



2003 WNBA DRAFT, ROUND 1

PICK TEAM SELECTION
1 Cleveland Rockers LaToya Thomas, F, Mississippi State
2 Sacramento Monarchs Chantelle Anderson, C, Vanderbilt
3 Detroit Shock Cheryl Ford, C, Louisiana Tech
4 Phoenix Mercury Plenette Pierson, F, Texas Tech
5 Detroit Shock (from Connecticut) Kara Lawson, G, Tennessee
6 Indiana Fever Gwen Jackson, F, Tennessee
7 Washington Mystics Aiysha Smith, C, Louisiana State
8 Seattle Storm Jung Sun-min, C, Korea
9 Charlotte Sting Jocelyn Penn, F, South Carolina
10 New York Liberty Molly Creamer, G, Bucknell
11 San Antonio Silver Stars Coretta Brown, G, North Carolina
12 Houston Comets Allison Curtin, G, Tulsa


2003 WNBA DRAFT, ROUND 2

PICK TEAM SELECTION
13 Connecticut Sun (from Detroit) Courtney Coleman, F, Ohio State
14 Minnesota Lynx Teresa Edwards, G, Georgia
15 Cleveland Rockers Jennifer Butler, C, Massachusetts
16 Phoenix Mercury Petra Ujhelyi, F-C, South Carolina
17 New York Liberty (from Sacramento) Erin Thorn, G, Brigham Young
18 Minnesota Lynx (from Miami) Jordan Adams, C, New Mexico
19 Houston Comets (from Connecticut) Lori Nero, F-C, Louisville
20 Indiana Fever DeTrina White, F, Louisiana State
21 Washington Mystics Zuzana Zirkova, G, Slovakia
22 Seattle Storm Suzy Batkovic, C, Australia
23 Charlotte Sting Dana Cherry, G, Arkansas
24 New York Liberty Sonja Mallory, C, Georgia Tech
25 San Antonio Silver Stars Ke-Ke Tardy, F, Louisiana State
26 New York Liberty (from Houston) K.B. Sharp, G, Cincinnati
27 Los Angeles Sparks Schuye LaRue, F, Virginia


2003 WNBA DRAFT, ROUND 3

PICK TEAM SELECTION
28 Detroit Shock Syreeta Bromfield, F, Michigan State
29 Minnesota Lynx Carla Bennett, C, Drake
30 Cleveland Rockers Shaquala Williams, G, Oregon
31 Phoenix Mercury Telisha Quarles, G, Virginia
32 Washington Mystics (from Sacramento) Trish Juhline, G, Villanova
33 Phoenix Mercury (from Miami) Marion Jones, G, North Carolina
34 Connecticut Sun Lindsey Wilson, G, Iowa State
35 Indiana Fever Ashley McElhiney, G, Vanderbilt
36 Washington Mystics Tamara Bowie, F, Ball State
37 Seattle Storm Chrissy Floyd, G, Clemson
38 Houston Comets (from Charlotte) Constance Jinks, G, UNLV
39 New York Liberty Nicole Kaczmarski, G
40 San Antonio Silver Stars Brooke Armistead, G, Austin Peay
41 Houston Comets Oksana Rakhmatulina
42 Los Angeles Sparks Mary Jo Noon, C, Purdue

2002 WNBA Draft

First round
1. Seattle Sue Bird G Connecticut
2. Detroit Swin Cash F Connecticut
3. Washington Stacey Dales-Schuman G Oklahoma
4. Washington Asjha Jones F Connecticut
5. Portland Nikki Teasley 1 G North Carolina
6. Minnesota Tamika Williams F Connecticut
7. Charlotte Sheila Lambert G Baylor
8. Cleveland Deanna Jackson F Alabama-Birmingham
9. Charlotte Shaunzinski Gortman 2 G South Carolina
10. Houston Michelle Snow C Tennessee
11. Utah Danielle Crockrom F Baylor
12. Sacramento Hamchétou Maïga G/F Old Dominion
13. Indiana Tawana McDonald C Georgia
14. Utah LaNeishea Caufield G Oklahoma
15. Miami Tamara Moore G/F Wisconsin
16. Los Angeles Rosalind Ross G Oklahoma

Second round
17. Indiana Zuzi Klimesova F Vanderbilt
18. Detroit Lenae Williams G/F DePaul
19. Seattle Lucienne Berthieu F/C Old Dominion
20. Detroit Ayana Walker F Louisiana Tech
21. Detroit Jill Chapman C Indiana
22. Detroit Kathy Wambe G Belgium
23. Orlando Davalyn Cunningham F Rutgers
24. Cleveland Brandi McCain G Florida
25. Phoenix Tootie Shaw F Wichita State
26. New York Linda Fröhlich F UNLV
27. Utah Andrea Gardner F/C Howard
28. Seattle Felicia Ragland G Oregon State
29. Miami Lindsey Yamasaki G/F Stanford
30. Los Angeles Gergana Slavtcheva 1 G Florida International
31. Cleveland Angie Welle C Iowa State
32. Los Angeles Jackie Higgins F/C North Carolina

Third round
33. Washington LaNisha Cartwell C Alabama
34. Indiana Kelly Komara G Purdue
35. Seattle Takeisha Lewis F/C Louisiana Tech
36. Washington Teresa Geter F/C South Carolina
37. Portland Mandy Nightingale G Colorado
38. Minnesota Lindsey Meder G Iowa
39. Orlando Saundra Jackson C Ole Miss
40. Phoenix Kayte Christensen F UC-Santa Barbara
41. Charlotte Edniesha Curry G Oregon
42. Houston Shondra Johnson G Alabama
43. Utah Edmarie Lumbsley C Mobile
44. Sacramento Alayne Ingram G Michigan
45. Miami Jerica Watson F Iowa
46. New York Tracy Gahan G Iowa State
47. Detroit Ericka Haney G/F Notre Dame
48. Los Angeles Rashana Barnes F Penn State

Fourth round
49. Indiana LaKeisha Taylor C Arizona
50. Portland Melody Johnson C Arizona State
51. Sacramento Jermisha Dosty C St. Mary's College
52. Indiana Jillian Danker G/F Vanderbilt
53. Portland Monique Cardenas G Florida
54. Minnesota Shárron Francis G Old Dominion
55. Orlando Tomeka Brown G Ohio State
56. Phoenix Amba Kongolo F/C NC Central
57. Charlotte Jessie Stomski F Wisconsin
58. Houston Cori Enghusen C Stanford
59. Utah Jaclyn Winfield G Southern
60. Sacramento Elizabeth Pickney F Arizona
61. Miami Jerkisha Dosty F St. Mary's College
62. New York Deedee Warley F Maryland
63. Cleveland Marché Strickland G Maryland
64. Los Angeles Tiffany Thompson F Old Dominion

2001 WNBA Draft

First Round
1. Seattle Storm Lauren Jackson
2. Charlotte Sting Kelly Miller
3. Indiana Fever Tamika Catchings
4. Portland Fire Jackie Stiles
5. Miami Sol Ruth Riley
6. Detroit Shock Deanna Nolan
7. Minnesota Lynx Svetlana Abrosimova
8. Utah Starzz Marie Ferdinand
9. Washington Mystics Coco Miller
10. Orlando Miracle Katie Douglas
11. Cleveland Rockers Penny Taylor
12. Portland Fire LaQuanda Barksdale
13. Phoenix Mercury Kristen Veal
14. Indiana Fever Kelly Schumacher
15. Houston Comets Amanda Lassiter
16. Los Angeles Sparks Camille Cooper

Second Round
17. Seattle Storm Semeka Randall
18. Charlotte Sting Tammy Sutton-Brown
19. Indiana Fever Niele Ivey
20. Portland Fire Jenny Mowe
21. Miami Sol Georgia Schweitzer*
22. Detroit Shock Jae Kingi
23. Minnesota Lynx Erin Buescher
24. Utah Starzz Michaela Pavlickova
25. Washington Mystics Tamara Stocks
26. Orlando Miracle Brooke Wyckoff
27. Cleveland Rockers Jaynetta Saunders
28. Minnesota Lynx Janell Burse
29. Phoenix Mercury Ilona Korstine
30. Sacramento Monarchs Jackie Moore
31. Houston Comets Tynesha Lewis
32. Los Angeles Sparks Nicole Levandusky


Third Round
33. Houston Comets ShaRae Mansfield
34. Charlotte Sting Jennifer Phillips
35. Indiana Fever Marlena Williams
36. Portland Fire Rasheeda Clark
37. Miami Sol Levys Torres
38. Detroit Shock Svetlana Volnaya
39. Minnesota Lynx Tombi Bell
40. Utah Starzz Shea Ralph
41. Washington Mystics Jamie Lewis
42. Orlando Miracle Jaclyn Johnson
43. Cleveland Rockers Angelina Wolvert
44. Washington Mystics Yelena Karpova
45. Phoenix Mercury Tere Williams
46. Sacramento Monarchs Maren Walseth
47. Houston Comets Shala Crawford
48. Los Angeles Sparks Kelley Siemon


Fourth Round
49. Seattle Storm Juana Brown
50. Charlotte Sting Reshea Bristol
51. Indiana Fever April Brown
52. Portland Fire Natasha Pointer
53. Phoenix Mercury Carolyn Moos
54. Detroit Shock Kelly Santos
55. Minnesota Lynx Megan Taylor
56. Utah Starzz Cara Consuegra
57. New York Liberty Taru Tuukkanen
58. Orlando Miracle Anne Thorius
59. Cleveland Rockers Erin Batth
60. New York Liberty Tara Mitchem
61. Phoenix Mercury Megan Franza
62. Sacramento Monarchs Katie Smrcka-Duffy
63. Houston Comets Kristen Clement
64. Los Angeles Sparks Beth Record

* Miami Sol traded 21st pick Georgia Schweitzer to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for Marla Brumfield.

2000 WNBA Draft

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First Round
1. Cleveland Rockers Ann Wauters
2. Washington Mystics Tausha Mills
3. Detroit Shock (from Utah) Edwina Brown
4. Orlando Miracle Cintia dos Santos
5. Minnesota Lynx (from Phoenix) Grace Daley
6. Minnesota Lynx Betty Lennox
7. Portland Fire Lynn Pride
8. Detroit Shock (from Utah/Miami) Tamicha_jackson
9. Seattle Storm Kamila Vodichkova
10. Minnesota Lynx (from Miami/Indiana) Maylana Martin
11. Charlotte Sting Summer Erb
12. Utah Starzz (from Detroit) Naomi Mulitauaopele
13. New York Liberty Olga Firsova
14. Sacramento Monarchs Katy Steding
15. Los Angeles Sparks Nicole Kubik
16. Houston Comets Elen Chakirova


Second Round
17. Cleveland Rockers Helen Darling
18. Washington Mystics Tonya Washington
19. Miami Sol (from Utah) Jameka Jones
20. Orlando Miracle Jannon Roland
21. Phoenix Mercury Adrain Williams
22. Minnesota Lynx Marla Brumfield
23. Portland Fire Stacey Thomas
24. Minnesota Lynx (from Miami) Keitha Dickerson
25. Seattle Storm Charisse Sampson
26. Indiana Fever Jurgita Streimikyte
27. Charlotte Sting Tiffany Travis
28. Detroit Shock Madinah Slaise
29. New York Liberty Desiree Francis
30. Sacramento Monarchs Stacy Clinesmith
31. Los Angeles Sparks Paige Sauer
32. Houston Comets Andrea Garner


Third Round
33. Cleveland Rockers Monique Morehouse
34. Charlotte Sting (from Washington Jill Morton
35. Utah Starzz Stacy Frese
36. Orlando Miracle Shawnetta Stewart
37. Phoenix Mercury Tauja Catchings
38. Minnesota Lynx Phylesha Whaley
39. Portland Fire Maxann Reese
40. Miami Sol Milena Flores
41. Seattle Storm Kirra Jordan
42. Indiana Fever Usha Gilmore
43. Charlotte Sting Peppi Browne
44. Detroit Shock Chavonne Hammond
45. New York Liberty Jessica Bibby
46. Sacramento Monarchs Rhonda Banchero
47. Los Angeles Sparks Marte Alexander
48. Houston Comets Latavia Coleman*


Fourth Round
49. Cleveland Rockers Sophie Von Saldern
50. Indiana Fever (from Washington) Latina Davis*
51. Utah Starzz Kristen Rasmussen
52. Orlando Miracle Romana Hamzova
53. Phoenix Mercury Shantia Owens**
54. Minnesota Lynx Jana Lichnerova
55. Portland Fire Rhonda LaCher Smith
56. Minnesota Lynx (from Miami) Shanele Stires
57. Seattle Storm Katrina Hibbert
58. Indiana Fever Renee Robinson*
59. Charlotte Sting Shaka Massey
60. Detroit Shock Cal Bouchard
61. New York Liberty Natalie Porter
62. Sacramento Monarchs Jessica Zinobile
63. Los Angeles Sparks Nicky McCrimmon
64. Houston Comets Abbie Willenborg

* Houston traded Latavia Coleman to Indiana in exchange for Latina Davis and Renee Robinson.

** Phoenix traded Shantia Owens to Miami in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2001 WNBA Draft.

1999 WNBA Draft

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First Round
1. Washington Mystics Chamique Holdsclaw
2. Sacramento Monarchs Yolanda Griffith
3. Utah Starzz Natalie Williams
4. Los Angeles Sparks DeLisha Milton
5. Detroit Shock Jennifer Azzi
6. New York Liberty Crystal Robinson
7. Minnesota Lynx Tonya Edwards
8. Orlando Miracle Tari Phillips
9. Charlotte Sting Dawn Staley
10. Phoenix Mercury Edna Campbell
11. Cleveland Rockers Chasity Melvin
12. Houston Comets Natalia Zasulskaya


Second Round
13. Washington Mystics Shalonda Enis
14. Sacramento Monarchs Kedra Holland-Corn
15. Utah Starzz Debbie Black
16. Los Angeles Sparks Clarisse Machanguana
17. Detroit Shock Val Whiting
18. New York Liberty Michele VanGorp
19. Minnesota Lynx Trisha Fallon
20. Orlando Miracle Sheri Sam
21. Charlotte Sting Stephanie McCarty
22. Phoenix Mercury Clarissa Davis-Wrightsil
23. Cleveland Rockers Mery Andrade
24. Houston Comets Sonja Henning


Third Round
25. Washington Mystics Andrea Nagy
26. Sacramento Monarchs Kate Starbird
27. Utah Starzz Adrienne Goodson
28. Los Angeles Sparks Ukari Figgs
29. Detroit Shock Dominique Canty
30. New York Liberty Tamika Whitmore
31. Minnesota Lynx Andrea Lloyd Curry
32. Orlando Miracle Taj McWilliams
33. Charlotte Sting Charlotte Smith
34. Phoenix Mercury Lisa Harrison
35. Cleveland Rockers Tracy Henderson
36. Houston Comets Kara Wolters


Fourth Round
37. Washington Mystics Jennifer Whittle
38. Sacramento Monarchs Amy Herrig
39. Utah Starzz Dalma Ivanyi
40. Los Angeles Sparks La'Keshia Frett
41. Detroit Shock Astou Ndiaye
42. New York Liberty Carolyn Jones-Young
43. Minnesota Lynx Sonja Tate
44. Orlando Miracle Carla McGhee
45. Charlotte Sting Angie Braziel
46. Phoenix Mercury Amanda Wilson
47. Cleveland Rockers Kellie Jolly Harper
48. Houston Comets Jennifer Rizzotti
49. Minnesota Lynx Angie Potthoff
50. Orlando Miracle Elaine Powell


1998 WNBA Draft

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First Round
1. Utah Starzz Margo Dydek
2. Sacramento Monarchs Ticha Penicheiro
3. Washington Mystics Murriel Page
4. Detroit Shock Korie Hlede
5. Los Angeles Sparks Allison Feaster
6. Cleveland Rockers Cindy Blodgett
7. Charlotte Sting Tracy Reid
8. Phoenix Mercury Maria Stepanova
9. New York Liberty Alicia Thompson
10. Houston Comets Polina Tzekova


Second Round
11. Utah Starzz Olympia Scott
12. Sacramento Monarchs Tangela Smith
13. Washington Mystics Rita Williams
14. Detroit Shock Rachael Sporn
15. Los Angeles Sparks Octavia Blue
16. Cleveland Rockers Suzie McConnell Serio
17. Charlotte Sting Christy Smith
18. Phoenix Mercury Andrea Kuklova
19. New York Liberty Nadine Domond
20. Houston Comets Nyree Roberts


Third Round
21. Utah Starzz LaTonya Johnson
22. Sacramento Monarchs Quacy Barnes
23. Washington Mystics Angela Hamblin
24. Detroit Shock Gergana Branzova
25. Los Angeles Sparks Rehema Stephens
26. Cleveland Rockers Tanja Kostic
27. Charlotte Sting Pollyanna Johns
28. Phoenix Mercury Brandy Reed
29. New York Liberty Albena Branzova
30. Houston Comets Amaya Valdemoro


Fourth Round
31. Utah Starzz Tricia Bader
32. Sacramento Monarchs Adia Barnes
33. Washington Mystics Angela Jackson
34. Detroit Shock Sandy Brondello
35. Los Angeles Sparks Erica Kienast
36. Cleveland Rockers Tammye Jenkins
37. Charlotte Sting Sonia Chase
38. Phoenix Mercury Karen Wilkins
39. New York Liberty Vanessa Nygaard
40. Houston Comets Monica Lamb


1997 WNBA Draft

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Elite Draft - First Round
1. Utah Starzz Dena Head
2. Cleveland Rockers Isabelle Fijalkowski
3. Charlotte Sting Rhonda Mapp
4. New York Liberty Kym Hampton
5. Houston Comets Wanda Guyton
6. Sacramento Monarchs Judy Mosley-McAfee
7. Phoenix Mercury Bridget Pettis
8. Los Angeles Sparks Daedra Charles


Elite Draft - Second Round
9. Utah Starzz Wendy Palmer
10. Cleveland Rockers Lynette Woodard
11. Charlotte Sting Michi Atkins
12. New York Liberty Vickie Johnson
13. Houston Comets Janeth Arcain
14. Sacramento Monarchs Mikiko Hagiwara
15. Phoenix Mercury Nancy Lieberman-Cline
16. Los Angeles Sparks Haixia Zheng


First Round
1. Houston Comets Tina Thompson
2. Sacramento Monarchs Pamela McGee
3. Los Angeles Sparks Jamila Wideman
4. Cleveland Rockers Eva Nemcova
5. Utah Starzz Tammi Reiss
6. New York Liberty Sue Wicks
7. Charlotte Sting Tora Suber
8. Phoenix Mercury Toni Foster


Second Round
9. Phoenix Mercury Tia Jackson
10. Charlotte Sting Sharon Manning
11. New York Liberty Sophia Witherspoon
12. Utah Starzz Jessie Hicks
13. Cleveland Rockers Merlakia Jones
14. Los Angeles Sparks Tamecka Dixon
15. Sacramento Monarchs Denique Graves
16. Houston Comets Tammy Jackson


Third Round
17. Houston Comets Racquel Spurlock
18. Sacramento Monarchs Chantel Tremitiere
19. Los Angeles Sparks Katrina Colleton
20. Cleveland Rockers Tina Nicholson
21. Utah Starzz Raegan Scott
22. New York Liberty Trena Trice
23. Charlotte Sting Debra Williams
24. Phoenix Mercury Umeki Webb


Fourth Round
25. Phoenix Mercury Monique Ambers
26. Charlotte Sting Andrea Congreaves
27. New York Liberty Kisha Ford
28. Utah Starzz Kim Williams
29. Cleveland Rockers Anita Maxwell
30. Los Angeles Sparks Travesa Gant
31. Sacramento Monarchs Tajama Abraham
32. Houston Comets Catarina Pollini







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