Dayton Flyers’ Grant-Allen selected in WNBA Draft


Dayton Flyers’ Grant-Allen selected in WNBA Draft

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Dayton’s Saicha Grant-Allen shoots against Connecticut’s Kiah Stokes in the Albany Regional final on Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y. David Jablonski/Staff

The Los Angeles Sparks selected Dayton Flyers senior center Saicha Grant-Allen with the 11th pick of the third round Thursday. She was the 35th player selected overall.

The 6-foot-5 Grant-Allen averaged 9.9 points and 8.6 rebounds last season. She’s a native of Hamilton, Ont. She earned second team All-Atlantic 10 honors and made the all-conference defensive team.

The Sparks are coached by Brian Agler, a graduate of Wittenberg University. The Sparks won the WNBA championship in 2016.

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