Kelsey Plum’s capped her magnum opus career today by becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft. The Washington standout was selected by the San Antonio Stars, who have accumulated a woeful 15-53 record over the past two seasons.
With the 1st pick in the #WDraft17, the @SAStars select Kelsey Plum! pic.twitter.com/rvWvwxcZpH— WNBA (@WNBA) April 13, 2017
When your dream becomes a reality.@Kelseyplum10 #WDraft17 pic.twitter.com/W3Ytcz3M68— WNBA (@WNBA) April 13, 2017
During her stellar 2016 senior season, Plum became the NCAA’s all-time scoring leader, finishing her career with 3,527 points. In addition, she broke the NCAA’s single-season scoring record by registering 1,109 points, and swept Player of the Year honors from the Associated Press and espnW, was named the Pac-12 Player of the Year, became a unanimous first-team all-American via the AP and espnW, and earned recognition as the John R. Wooden Women’s Player of the Year. She is just the third Husky ever taken in the WNBA Draft, joining 2004 second-round selection Ugo Oha and 2016 third-round pick Talia Walton.
Check out some of the highlights of Plum’s standout career below.