Prospect Profile: Sugar Rodgers
Throughout the 2012-13 offseason, SASilverStars.com will profile an athlete eligible for selection in the 2013 WNBA Draft. Scheduled for Monday, April 15, the 2013 WNBA Draft will make history as the world’s top female basketball prospects will be selected live on prime time television for the first time in the league’s 17-year history. Coverage and analysis of the first round will air live on ESPN2 beginning at 7 p.m. CT from ESPN in Bristol, Conn.
San Antonio holds four selections in the 2013 WNBA Draft – one first round, two second rounds and one third round. The Silver Stars have the No. 8 overall pick as well as the No. 16, No. 20, and No. 32 selections.
College: Georgetown University
Hometown: Suffolk, VA
A three-time honorable mention All-America, Rodgers has started in all but one game of her collegiate career at Georgetown. Rodgers has led the Hoyas in scoring average in each of her three seasons – 17.6 points per game as a freshman, 18.7 points per game as a sophomore and 18.5 points per game as a senior. The 2010 BIG EAST Rookie of the Year, Rodgers holds the Georgetown records for points (653) and 3-point field goals made (96) in a single season.