2001 WNBA draft

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2001 WNBA draft
General Information
Date April 20, 2001
Network(s) (US)
First selection Lauren Jackson
WNBA draft
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2001 WNBA draft – 20 April 2001

  • On April 20, 2001 the regular WNBA draft took place.

College draft[edit]

Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-Star Game

Round 1[edit]

Pick Player Nationality WNBA Team School/Club Team
1 Lauren Jackson (F/C)  Australia Seattle Storm Canberra Capitals (WNBL)
2 Kelly Miller (G)  United States Charlotte Sting Georgia
3 Tamika Catchings (F)  United States Indiana Fever Tennessee
4 Jackie Stiles (G)  United States Portland Fire Southwest Missouri State
5 Ruth Riley (C)  United States Miami Sol Notre Dame
6 Deanna Nolan (G/F)  United States Detroit Shock Georgia
7 Svetlana Abrosimova (F)  Russia Minnesota Lynx Connecticut
8 Marie Ferdinand (G)  United States Utah Starzz LSU
9 Coco Miller (G)  United States Washington Mystics Georgia
10 Katie Douglas (G/F)  United States Orlando Miracle Purdue
11 Penny Taylor (F)  Australia Cleveland Rockers Dandenong Rangers (WNBL)
12 LaQuanda Barksdale (G/F)  United States Portland Fire North Carolina
13 Kristen Veal (G)  Australia Phoenix Mercury Australia
14 Kelly Schumacher (C)  United States Indiana Fever Connecticut
15 Amanda Lassiter (F)  United States Houston Comets Missouri
16 Camille Cooper (C)  United States Los Angeles Sparks Purdue

Round 2[edit]

Pick Player Nationality WNBA Team School/Club Team
17 Semeka Randall (G)  United States Seattle Storm Tennessee
18 Tammy Sutton-Brown (C)  Canada Charlotte Sting Rutgers
19 Niele Ivey (G)  United States Indiana Fever Notre Dame
20 Jenny Mowe (C)  United States Portland Fire Oregon
21 Georgia Schweitzer (G/F)  United States Miami Sol Duke
22 Jae Kingi (G)  Australia Detroit Shock Australia
23 Erin Buescher (G)  United States Minnesota Lynx Master's College
24 Michaela Pavlickova (F/C)  Czech Republic Utah Starzz Denver
25 Tamara Stocks (F/C)  United States Washington Mystics Florida
26 Brooke Wyckoff (F)  United States Orlando Miracle Florida State
27 Jaynetta Saunders (F)  United States Cleveland Rockers Texas A&M
28 Janell Burse (C)  United States Minnesota Lynx Tulane
29 Ilona Korstin (G/F)  Russia Phoenix Mercury Russia
30 Jackie Moore (C)  United States Sacramento Monarchs Long Beach State
31 Tynesha Lewis (G/F)  United States Houston Comets North Carolina State
32 Nicole Levandusky (G)  United States Los Angeles Sparks Xavier

Round 3[edit]

Pick Player Nationality WNBA Team School/Club Team
33 ShaRae Mansfield (F)  United States Houston Comets Western Kentucky
34 Jennifer Phillips (F)  United States Charlotte Sting Xavier
35 Marlena Williams (F)  United States Indiana Fever Missouri
36 Rasheeda Clark (G)  United States Portland Fire Pepperdine
37 Levys Torres (C)  Colombia Miami Sol Florida State
38 Svetlana Volnaya (G/F)  Belarus Detroit Shock Virginia
39 Tombi Bell (G)  United States Minnesota Lynx Miami
40 Shea Ralph (G/F)  United States Utah Starzz Connecticut
41 Jamie Lewis (G)  United States Washington Mystics Ohio State
42 Jaclyn Johnson (F)  United States Orlando Miracle Kansas
43 Angelina Wolvert (F)  United States Cleveland Rockers Oregon
44 Elena Karpova (F)  Russia Washington Mystics Russia
45 Tere Williams (F)  United States Phoenix Mercury Virginia Tech
46 Maren Walseth (F)  United States Sacramento Monarchs Penn State
47 Shala Crawford (C)  United States Houston Comets Life
48 Kelley Siemon (F)  United States Los Angeles Sparks Notre Dame

Round 4[edit]

Pick Player Nationality WNBA Team School/Club Team
49 Juana Brown (G)  United States Seattle Storm Notre Dame
50 Reshea Bristol (G)  United States Charlotte Sting Arizona
51 April Brown (F)  United States Indiana Fever LSU
52 Natasha Pointer (G)  United States Portland Fire Rutgers
53 Carolyn Moos (C)  United States Phoenix Mercury Stanford
54 Kelly Santos (F)  Brazil Detroit Shock Brazil
55 Megan Taylor (G/F)  United States Minnesota Lynx Iowa State
56 Cara Consuegra (G)  United States Utah Starzz Iowa
57 Taru Tuukkanen (F/C)  Finland New York Liberty Xavier
58 Anne Thorius (G)  Denmark Orlando Miracle Michigan
59 Erin Batth (F/C)  United States Cleveland Rockers Clemson
60 Tara Mitchem (G)  United States New York Liberty Southwest Missouri State
61 Megan Franza (G)  United States Phoenix Mercury Washington
62 Katie Smrcka-Duffy (G)  United States Sacramento Monarchs Georgetown
63 Kristen Clement (G)  United States Houston Comets Tennessee
64 Beth Record (G/F)  United States Los Angeles Sparks Syracuse