2002 WNBA Draft Overview

The 2002 college draft was the only draft that took place before the season.

College Draft

First Round

Pick Team Player Position College
1 Seattle Storm Sue Bird G Connecticut
2 Detroit Shock Swin Cash F Connecticut
3 Washington Mystics Stacey Dales-Schuman G Oklahoma
4 Washington Mystics Asjha Jones F Connecticut
5 Portland Fire Nikki Teasley G North Carolina
6 Minnesota Lynx Tamika Williams F Connecticut
7 Charlotte Sting Sheila Lambert G Baylor
8 Cleveland Rockers Deanna Jackson F Alabama
9 Charlotte Sting Shaunzinski Gortman G South Carolina
10 Houston Comets Michelle Snow C Tennessee
11 Utah Starzz Danielle Crockrom F Baylor
12 Sacramento Monarchs Hamchétou Maïga G/F Old Dominion
13 Indiana Fever Tawana McDonald C Georgia
14 Utah Starzz LaNeishea Caufield G Oklahoma
15 Miami Sol Tamara Moore G/F Wisconsin
16 Los Angeles Sparks Rosalind Ross G Oklahoma

Second Round

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

Third Round

Pick Team Player Position College
33 Washington Mystics LaNisha Cartwell C Alabama
34 Indiana Fever Kelly Komara G Purdue
35 Seattle Storm Takeisha Lewis F/C Louisiana Tech
36 Washington Mystics Teresa Geter F/C South Carolina
37 Portland Fire Mandy Nightingale G Colorado
38 Minnesota Lynx Lindsey Meder G Iowa
39 Orlando Miracle Saundra Jackson C Mississippi
40 Phoenix Mercury Kayte Christensen F/C UC-Santa Barbara
41 Charlotte Sting Edniesha Curry G Oregon
42 Houston Comets Shondra Johnson G Alabama
43 Utah Starzz Edmarie Lumbsley C Mobile
44 Sacramento Monarchs Alayne Ingram G Michigan
45 Miami Sol Jerica Watson F/C Iowa
46 New York Liberty Tracy Gahan G Iowa State
47 Detroit Shock Ericka Haney G/F Notre Dame
48 Los Angeles Sparks Rashana Barnes F Penn State

Fourth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
49 Indiana Fever LaKeisha Taylor C Arizona
50 Portland Fire Melody Johnson C Arizona State
51 Sacramento Monarchs Jermisha Dosty C St. Mary's (CA)
52 Indiana Fever Jillian Danker G/F Vanderbilt
53 Portland Fire Monique Cardenas G/F Florida
54 Minnesota Lynx Shárron Francis G Old Dominion
55 Orlando Miracle Tomeka Brown G Ohio State
56 Phoenix Mercury Amba Kongolo F/C North Carolina Central
57 Charlotte Sting Jessie Stomski F Wisconsin
58 Houston Comets Cori Enghusen C Stanford
59 Utah Starzz Jaclyn Winfield G Southern
60 Sacramento Monarchs Elizabeth Pickney F Arizona
61 Miami Sol Jerkisha Dosty F St. Mary's (CA)
62 New York Liberty Dee Dee Warley F Maryland
63 Cleveland Rockers Marché Strickland G Maryland
64 Los Angeles Sparks Tiffany Thompson F Old Dominion

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