Berezhynska picked in WNBA draft
After a stellar women's basketball career, during which she scored over 1,000 points and led the Owls in rebounding and scoring in the 2007-'08 season, senior Valeriya Berezhynska will have a chance to take her game to the professional level next year. Last Wednesday, Berezhynska was chosen in the third round by the Detroit Shock with the 42nd overall pick of the WNBA Draft.Despite being slowed down by an ankle injury, Berezhynska had a productive senior year. In only 23 games, she had 20 double-doubles and averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds per game. She ended her career with 1,076 points, placing her 10th on Rice's all-time scoring list.