WNBA Bound: Fitzgerald Drafted by Indiana Fever

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Courtesy OwlSports

Temple women’s basketball player, Senior Feyonda Fitzgerald, has just been drafted to the WNBA.

Fitzgerald was drafted in the second round by the Indiana Fever, and this will mark the fourth Temple women’s basketball player to be drafted.

Fitzgerald had an exceptional senior season, where she averaged 17.3 points and 7.3 assists per game. The senior was also tanked amongst some of the best players in the country for assists per game.

During the season, she helped Temple women’s basketball win the Philadelphia Big 5 tournament, and helped them appear in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2011. At the end of the season, Feyonda set an assist record for a single season and assists in a career in the program.

Fitzgerald also ended up being the second all-time scorer in programs history.

Other prestigious Temple players who have been drafted to the WNBA include Candice Dupree in 2006, Kamesha Hairston in 2007, and Shey Peddy in 2012. These are the only players in programs history to be drafted to the WNBA.

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