Creighton star Agnew selected in WNBA Draft

First WNBA draftee in Creighton history
Posted at 8:35 PM, Apr 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 21:47:01-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Creighton senior forward Jaylyn Agnew became the first player in program history to be drafted by a WNBA team on Friday.

Agnew was taken by defending WNBA champion Washington with the 24th overall pick, the final selection of the second round.

"I'm super excited, grateful and thankful that the Mystics took a chance on me" Agnew said in a press release. "I'm looking forward to the opportunity what I'm capable of."

In 2019-20, Agnew averaged 20.8 points per game and was named BIG EAST Player of the Year en route to helping Creighton to a 19-11 record.

Agnew scored 1,552 points in her Creighton career and amassed 657 rebounds, 302 assists and 253 three-pointers. She finished 11th in program history in points scored.