Dallas Wings Select Sabally, Alarie, Harris and Geiselsoder in 2020 WNBA Draft

The Dallas Wings bolstered its roster during the 2020 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm by selecting Satou Sabally from the University of Oregon at No. 2, Bella Alarie from Princeton with the No. 5 selection, Tyasha Harris of South Carolina at No. 7 and Luisa Geiselsöder from Germany at No. 21.

“We are thrilled with what we were able to accomplish in the 2020 WNBA Draft,” stated Dallas Wings President and CEO Greg Bibb. “We are fortunate to add the talents of Satou, Bella, Ty and Luisa to the Wings family. I’m excited for our organization, our staff, our team and, most importantly, our fans as this group joins our young and talented roster and we build for a promising future. I believe tonight was a significant step forward for the Dallas Wings and I’m excited to watch this group play wearing a Wings jersey.”

Sabally, junior eligible draftee from the University of Oregon, finished her career as the Ducks’ seventh all-time scorer with 1,508 career points, including averaging 17.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game during the final 19 games of her collegiate career. The six-foot-four forward collected a career-high seven double-doubles her junior year to push her collegiate career total to 11 and scored in double digits 23 of her 29 games played her final season, finishing her career tied for ninth in Oregon history with 77 double-figure scoring games as well as ranking ninth on the program’s made three-pointer list with 180 career three’s.

The underclasswoman won the Cheryl Miller Award Winner for nation’s top small forward in 2019 and was named WBCA First-Team All-America, All-Pac-12, as well tabbed to the Wooden Award National Ballot, the Naismith Trophy Watch List, the Wade Trophy Watch List and Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll.

Sabally has also played overseas with the German national team, averaging 20.7 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.6 steals during the FIBA U20 European Championship game in 2018 and earned a FIBA U20 MVP award in 2017, winning a gold medal.

Alarie, the Ivy League Player of the Year at Princeton as a sophomore, junior and senior, averaged 17.5 points and 8.6 rebounds, 2.4 blocks and 2.3 assists per game this season. She led the Ivy League in scoring during the 2019 season and leaves the Garden State as Princeton’s leader in blocks (249), double-double (40) and total points (1,703). She also ranks in the Tigers’ top 10 in rebounds, field goal attempts, rebounding average, field goals made, scoring average, free throws, free throw attempts and free throw percentage.

Through four years at Princeton, the daughter of former Duke star and five-year NBA veteran Mark Alarie almost averaged a double-double with 16.1 points and 9.1 rebounds per game to go along with 2.5 assists, 2.3 blocks and more than a steal per game. Alarie is also just the 25th woman in school history to score more than 1,000 points in her career, coming into her Senior year ranked 10th all-time.

Harris played four years at the University of South Carolina and ranks first in the SEC with 702 career assists, including a school record 220 assists her sophomore year. She averaged a career-high 12 points per game her senior year while also dishing out 5.7 assists and grabbing 3.5 rebounds per game. A four-year starter, she averaged 9.6 points, 5.1 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game throughout her Gamecock career and has the most assists in an NCAA tournament (52) and SEC tournament (37).

Harris was a two-time All-SEC second team honoree, a two-time WBCA All-American Honorable Mention, a two-time WBCA All-Region, made a NCAA All-Tournament Team and was a Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist. She shot 38.4 percent from deep her senior season, a collegiate high, and 42.6 percent from the field.

Geiselsöder played for Donau-Ries during the 2019-2020 season where she averaged 18.8 points per game while shooting 61 percent from the floor. She has also played for the German National team throughout her young professional career, playing for the U16 and U18 teams, respectively, averaging 11.3 points and 6.3 rebounds in the 2018 Eurocup. At 20 years of age, she is currently signed to Bretagne in France for the 2020-2021 European season.