2004 WNBA Draft Overview

The 2004 WNBA Draft was once again preceded by a dispersal draft. This time the Cleveland franchise folded following the 2003 season.

Dispersal Draft

Pick Team Player Position Former Team
1 Phoenix Mercury Penny Taylor F Cleveland Rockers
2 Washington Mystics Chasity Melvin C/F Cleveland Rockers
3 San Antonio Silver Stars LaToya Thomas F Cleveland Rockers
4 New York Liberty Ann Wauters C Cleveland Rockers
5 Indiana Fever Deanna Jackson F Cleveland Rockers
6 Seattle Storm Betty Lennox G Cleveland Rockers
7 Minnesota Lynx Helen Darling G Cleveland Rockers
8 Houston Comets Pollyanna Johns Kimbrough C Cleveland Rockers
9 Charlotte Sting Mery Andrade F Cleveland Rockers
10 Sacramento Monarchs Jennifer Butler C Cleveland Rockers
11 Houston Comets Lucienne Berthieu F/C Cleveland Rockers
12 Los Angeles Sparks Isabelle Fijalkowski C Cleveland Rockers
13 Detroit Shock Jennifer Rizzotti G Cleveland Rockers

College Draft

First Round

Pick Team Player Position College
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 USC
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

Second Round

Pick Team Player Position College
14 Phoenix Mercury Ashley Robinson C Tennessee
15 Washington Mystics Kaayla Chones C North Carolina 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, Washington C George Washington
25 Los Angeles Sparks Doneeka Hodges G LSU
26 Houston Comets Lindsay Taylor C UC-Santa Barbara

Third Round

Pick Team Player Position College
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 F Spain
37 Houston Comets Stacy Stephens C Texas
38 Minnesota Lynx Kate Bulger G West Virginia

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