Repella snubbed in WNBA draft
Published: Monday, April 11, 2011
Updated: Monday, April 11, 2011 22:04
West Virginia's senior guard Liz Repella went undrafted in Monday's WNBA draft.
She was listed as the No. 22-best prospect according to ESPN.com.
The draft consisted of three rounds and 36 total picks.
Repella would have been the first Mountaineer to be drafted into the WNBA since 2008, when Olayinka Sanni was chosen as the 18th overall pick by the Detroit Shock.
Repella has led the Mountaineers the last three seasons. She led with 14.7 points this past season, 13.9 points in 2010 and 16.5 points in 2009.
The Steubenville, Ohio, native finished her career seventh on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,641 points, while finishing ninth in school history with 716 rebounds.
Repella was one of 10 finalists around the nation for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, and she was named to the 2010-11 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award All-America Second Team. She was named an ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team honors during the season.
Connecticut's Maya Moore was selected as the No. 1 overall pick. DePaul's Felicia Chester was the only other player chosen from the Big East Conference.