Lynx take Kayla Jones, Rogers native Hannah Sjerven in WNBA Draft

After trading their two highest picks to Las Vegas on Sunday, the Minnesota Lynx selected Kayla Jones and Hannah Sjerven in the 2022 WNBA Draft on Monday night.

Jones, a 6′ 1″ forward, averaged 8.7 points and 4.9 rebounds per game last season for the NC State Wolfpack. The Lynx took her with the 22nd overall pick in the draft (No. 10 in the 2nd round).

Sjerven, a Rogers native, played 126 career games at the University of South Dakota. A 6′ 2″ center, she averaged 17.1 points and 9.8 rebounds per game last season.

The Lynx tip-off the regular season at Seattle on Friday, May 6.