NEW YORK – Jackie Young said that it was a dream that became the first in the WNBA project. On Wednesday night was selected No. 1 Las Vegas Aces. had the option number 1. They took Kelsey Plum in 2017, when the franchise was still in San Antonio. Then Aces developed A & # 39; Wilson last season with No. 1 Choice when the franchise moved to Las Vegas. ] "It means to me," said Young. "This is something that I have been working throughout my life. You always dream of being the first choice, but in fact you will be able to achieve that it's just crazy."
The 6 foot foot of Young has an average of 14.7 points, 7.4 assists and 5.1 assists for playing this season for Notre Dame. Its size, speed and versatility in guard are quality features for Las Vegas. She had 24 hours to decide if she wants to become a professional or return to the game for the Irish.
"It was definitely a difficult process for me," Young said. "I had to sit down, talk with my family. Talk to the coach [Muffet] McGraw and make the best decision for me."
Young was the first of the Notre Dame players who were developed by Arike Ogunbowale went to Dallas Brianne Turner went to Atlanta's 1
"This is a historic moment for our program," McGraw said. This is probably something that will never happen again. Because of the trauma of arriving by Brie and Jess, it's unusual to have such a class, but it's incredible that they have achieved.
Tennessee – is the only other school that happens with college players in 2008. Alexis Hornbackle was fourth in. Shannon Bobitte and Niki Anosike returned to the second round, while Albert Auguste was taken in the third round.
This may have been the most open project in recent memory, without consensus in the first place.
Asia Durr became the second to New York Liberty. The Guardian of Louisville, who was a two-time AP-American, was the 2nd scorer in the history of the school.
Asked when she first thought about the call, Durr joked: "Honestly, I think I sat at my mother's night. Today I was going to cry, and I'm not crying. It's a dream."
Durr said he was looking Waiting for Glory Defender at Freedom Trainer Kathy Smith 19659002] "It's awesome," Durr said. "I am very grateful for this, and I'm ready to start working."
The Indiana fever took Mississippi State Center Teaira McCowan's No. 3 She has done for Bulldogs for the last four years.
"I bounce off and I block the shots," said McCowan, who averaged 18.4 points, 13.5 rebounds and 2.4 blocks as a senior. "Whatever my trainers gave me, I'm going to fill this role. I'm not going to ask why, I'm just going to do it. "
Chicago made UConn player for second  successive season, taking Katie Lou Samuelson fourth and again with her former team-mate Haski Gabri Williams. Carly told her about what was needed in the WNBA, Samuelson replied: "Self-confidence. Understanding how much work and time it takes to invest in it. "
Another UConn player left the sixth, four-time champion of WNBA Minnesota.
Necklace will not get a chance to play with the star of Lynx Maya Moore this season, as Moore takes this season But Collier is looking forward to playing with the former UConn star.
"It will be weird," Collier said. "To know that it is part of this team means a lot to me."
Moore was the first to list Huskies , and Collier is the third
Lynx had a busy project taking Shepard and Cierra Dillard Buffalo in the second round. They traveled to Natisha Hiedeman, which they had made for Lexie 16th for Connecticut, in the third round they trained Kenicha Bella from Minnesota.
Sparks took Bayonne's center to Kalani Brown's seventh, a 72-hour vortex for a 6-foot center when she helped Beulor win the national championship on Sunday.Christian Aniegve was trained by Aussie Sandy Brondello comrades in Connecticut. The Cal center, which led the country on its rise, was the national defensive player of the year. Washington took Kiera Leslie with the 10th option, and Ezie Mangbegor closed the first round, heading for the defending champion Seattle.
Chinese sensation Han Xu was made up of the 14th New York Liberty. The 6-foot-9 center was the first Chinese player to form since 1997. There were some talks that Khan would not be able to play this summer as she would have to compete for the Chinese national team. She said she expects to play in New York this summer.
The WNBA season opens on May 24 with the opening of training camps a few weeks earlier
ESPN Mechelle Voepel and Associated Press contributed to this.