Novosel picked eighth in WNBA Draft

Former Lexington Catholic standout Natalie Novosel was drafted eighth overall in Monday’s WNBA Draft by the Washington Mystics.

Novosel, who helped lead Notre Dame to two straight NCAA Tournament championship games, averaged 15.2 points a game this season for the Irish. She also averaged 4.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists a game last season.

About Jennifer Smith

Jen Smith has been a sports writer at the Herald-Leader since 2000, covering everything from high school sports to auto racing to various University of Kentucky sports. A native of Louisville and a graduate of the University of Kentucky (much to the dismay of her Louisville graduate mother and Indiana graduate father), Jen now resides in downtown Lexington with her husband and two young sons. You can follow her on Twitter @jenheraldleader or send her an email at
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