Rochester native and UB Bulls Star player Cierra Dillard’s draft was recently announced in the 2nd round pick No. 20 overall for WNBA ‘s Minnesota Lynx. She is noted as one of the best players male or female to ever hail from Rochester.
Dillard became just the third player from Section V to be drafted by a WNBA team. There are only 36 people selected in the world for this draft opportunity.
Dillard was second in the nation in scoring at 25.2 points per game and her 856 points were not only a school record (as was her scoring average) but also a new Mid- American Conference mark. She also led the nation in made free throws (233) and attempts (287).