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Fremont native Jessica Shepard selected in 2nd round of WNBA Draft

Posted at 7:27 PM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 20:31:48-04

NEW YORK (KMTV) — Fremont native and former Huskers standout Jessica Shepard was selected in the 2nd round of the WNBA Draft on Wednesday. Shepard was picked 16th overall (4th in the 2nd round) by the Minnesota Lynx.

Shepard won a national title with Notre Dame in 2018 and made it back to the championship game with the Irish in 2019.

Shepard played her first two seasons of college basketball at Nebraska.

The Fremont High School alum was named 1st team All-ACC the past two seasons while racking up 1,228 points and nearly 700 rebounds.