18. Sue Bird (Seattle Storm)
Sue Bird is one of the most celebrated and decorated WNBA stars of all time. Indeed, she has four Olympic golds, nine All-Star appearances and two championship titles to her name. And 15 years after the Seattle Storm drafted her from the University of Connecticut, she remains a vital part of both that franchise and Team USA.
17. Sydney Carter (free agent)
A free agent as of early 2017, Sydney Carter began her basketball career alongside fellow WNBA stars Danielle Adams and Sydney Colson while studying at Texas A&M University. After being drafted by the Chicago Sky, however, she’s enjoyed spells with the Atlanta Dream, the Indiana Fever and the Connecticut Sun.
16. Jasmine Lister (University of Washington)
Jasmine Lister started all 129 games during her four-year spell at Vanderbilt and also spent time at the Los Angeles Sparks before making the move from player to coach. The former All-American went on to spend two seasons learning the ropes at UConn and in 2016 was hired as an assistant coach by the University of Washington.