April 4, 2007
CLEVELAND, Ohio -
Baylor forward Bernice Mosby was selected as the sixth overall pick in the 2007 WNBA draft on Wednesday afternoon in Cleveland, Ohio. When the Washington Mystics drafted the 6-1 standout she became the program's second-highest draft pick.
This season Mosby led Baylor in scoring and rebounding, averaging 17.6 points and 9.1 rebounds a game.The Brooksville, Fla., native ranked No. 3 in the Big 12 Conference in both categories. She also ranks among the nation's top-50 in scoring and rebounding.
"I am very excited to be able to continue playing basketball at the next level. It has always been my dream to play in the WNBA," Mosby said.
The Mystics drafted two other player, both of whom Mosby played against this season, South Dakota State's Megan Vogel and North Carolina State's Gillian Goring.
With her selection, Mosby became Baylor's fifth WNBA draftee and fourth first round selection. Sheila Lambert was the seventh overall pick in 2002, Danielle Crockrom was selected 11th that same season, Steffanie Blackmon was a third round selection in 2005 and Sophia Young was the fourth player taken in the 2006 draft when the San Antonio Silver Stars selected her.