Shock Select Odyssey Sims With Second Pick
The Tulsa Shock have selected guard Odyssey Sims with the second overall pick in the WNBA Draft. At Baylor, Sims finished her career averaging 28.5 points, 4.6 rebounds,4.7 assists and 2.0 steals per game her senior year. Sims leaves Baylor as their all-time leader in assists (642) and three-point fields goals (258).
In 2014, Sims was named an All-American and received several Big-12 honors. Sims was also named the Lieberman Award Winner in 2014, which represents the top point guard in the country. Sims was part of the Baylor Bears team that went 40-0 and won a NCAA National Championship in 2012.
"Odyssey is a terrific guard that can play point guard and shooting guard," said Fred Williams, Head Coach of the Tulsa Shock. "She is a fast paced, efficient shooter who is tough to defend on the floor. She is a special talent that will help get our team to the next level. I look for a exciting rookie season from Odyssey and I'm excited to have her in Tulsa."
"Odyssey had a tremendous college career and we are excited she was there with the second pick," said Steve Swetoha, President of the Tulsa Shock. "She's a proven winner and a leader that will add another dimension to our current roster of guards for the upcoming season. "
Training camp will open on Sunday, April 27 at Edison Preparatory School. Tulsa's home opener will be on Friday, May 23 vs. Minnesota Lynx at 7:00 p.m. at the BOK Center.