2006 WNBA Draft Overview

For the first time in five years the WNBA held an expansion draft as Chicago was awarded a WNBA franchise.

Expansion Draft

Pick Team Player Position Former Team
1 Chicago Sky Jia Perkins G Charlotte Sting
2 Chicago Sky Brooke Wyckoff F Connectict Sun
3 Chicago Sky Elaine Powell G Detroit Shock
4 Chicago Sky Kiesha Brown G Houston Comets
5 Chicago Sky Deanna Jackson F Indiana Fever
6 Chicago Sky Laura Macchi F Los Angeles Sparks
7 Chicago Sky Stacey Lovelace-Tolbert F Minnesota Lynx
8 Chicago Sky DeTrina White F New York Liberty
9 Chicago Sky Ashley Robinson C Phoenix Mercury
10 Chicago Sky Chelsea Newton G Sacramento Monarchs
11 Chicago Sky Bernadette Ngoyisa C San Antonio Silver Stars
12 Chicago Sky Francesca Zara G Seattle Storm
13 Chicago Sky Stacey Dales-Schuman G Washington Mystics

College Draft

First Round:

Pick Team Player Position College
1 Minnesota Lynx Seimone Augustus G LSU
2 Phoenix Mercury Cappie Pondexter G Rutgers
3 Charlotte Sting Monique Currie G Duke
4 San Antonio Silver Stars Sophia Young F Baylor
5 Los Angeles Sparks Lisa Willis G UCLA
6 Chicago Sky Candice Dupree F Temple
7 Minnesota Lynx Shona Thorburn G Utah
8 Washington Mystics Tamara James G Miami
9 Indiana Fever La'Tangela Atkinson F North Carolina
10 Charlotte Sting Tye'sha Fluker C Tennessee
11 Seattle Storm Barbara Turner G Connecticut
12 New York Liberty Sherill Baker G Georgia
13 Sacramento Monarchs Kim Smith F Utah
14 Sacramento Monarchs Scholanda Hoston G LSU

Second Round:

Pick Team Player Position College
15 Houston Comets
(traded to Pho.)
Ann Strother G Connecticut
16 San Antonio Silver Stars Shanna Zolman G Tennessee
17 Detroit Shock
(traded to Minn.)
Ambrosia Anderson F BYU
18 Phoenix Mercury
(traded to Hou.)
Liz Shimek F Michigan State
19 Washington Mystics Nikki Blue G UCLA
20 Chicago Sky Jennifer Harris G Washburn
21 Phoenix Mercury
(traded to Hou.)
Mistie Williams F Duke
22 Los Angeles Sparks Willnett Crockett F Connecticut
23 New York Liberty Brooke Queenan F Boston College
24 Houston Comets Ranae Camino   Australia
25 Seattle Storm Dalila Eshe F Florida
26 Indiana Fever Kasha Terry F Georgia Tech
27 Charlotte Sting LaToya Bond G Missouri
28 Connecticut Sun Debbie Merrill F Ohio State

Third Round:

Pick Team Player Position College
29 Houston Comets Tiffany Stansbury F N.C. State
30 San Antonio Silver Stars Khara Smith F DePaul
31 Minnesota Lynx Megan Duffy G Notre Dame
32 Phoenix Mercury Crystal Smith G Iowa
33 Washington Mystics Miriam Sy C Oklahoma City U
34 Chicago Sky Kerri Gardin F Virginia Tech
35 Detroit Shock Zane Teilane C Western Illinois
36 Los Angeles Sparks Tiffany Porter-Talbert G Western Kentucky
37 New York Liberty Christelle N'Garsanet C Missouri
38 Indiana Fever Jessica Foley G Duke
39 Seattle Storm Erin Grant G Texas Tech
40 Indiana Fever Marina Kuzina C Russia
41 Sacramento Monarchs Lamisha Augustine F San Jose St.
42 Connecticut Sun Marita Payne C Aubrun

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