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Two Notre Dame basketball players drafted as top WNBA picks

Kayla McBride, picked third overall, will play for the San Antonio Stars. Natalie Achonwa, selected ninth overall, will play for the Indiana Fever. 

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 10:30 p.m.

Two Notre Dame players will see their basketball careers continue on the professional level following the WNBA draft Monday night, April 14, our news partner WNDU reported.

Kayla McBride, a point guard, was selected third overall in the draft. She'll go on to play for the San Antonio Stars, WNDU reported.

Despite a torn ACL that will cause her to miss the entire 2014 WNBA season, WNDU reported Notre Dame star Natalie Achonwa was drafted ninth overall to Phoenix.

To read more about the draft, visit WNDU for their stories on McBride and Achonwa.




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