List of Texas Tech Lady Raiders in the WNBA Draft

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Sheryl Swoopes, Texas Tech's first player drafted into the WNBA

The Texas Tech Lady Raiders basketball team, representing Texas Tech University, has had 9 players drafted into the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) since the league began holding drafts in 1997. Sheryl Swoopes was Texas Tech's first player drafted in the WNBA, selected in the 1997 Initial Player Allocation. The Charlotte Sting had drafted three Lady Raiders, more than any other WNBA franchise: Michi Atkins, in the WNBA Elite Draft, and Angie Braziel and Jia Perkins during the college draft.

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Key

Drafts

Initial player allocation

PickPlayerPositionWNBA team [A 1] Notes
5 Sheryl Swoopes C Houston Comets

Elite Draft

YearRoundPickOverallPlayerPositionWNBA team [A 1] Notes
1997 2311Michi AtkinsF Charlotte Sting

College draft

YearRoundPickOverallPlayerPositionWNBA team [A 1] Notes
1998 199 Alicia Thompson F New York Liberty
1999 4945 Angie Braziel F Charlotte Sting
2000 2828 Keitha Dickerson F Minnesota Lynx
2003 124 Plenette Pierson F Phoenix Mercury
2004 3935 Jia Perkins G Charlotte Sting
2005 3935 Cisti Greenwalt C Sacramento Monarchs
2006 31139 Erin Grant G Seattle Storm
2020 2517 Brittany Brewer C Atlanta Dream

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 This is the team that drafted the player, not their most recent team.

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