NEW YORK – Indiana Women’s Basketball guard Ali Patberg was selected as the 34th overall pick in the in the 2022 WNBA Draft on Monday night.

Patberg is the fourth Hoosier to be drafted along with Quacy Barnes (1998), Jill Chapman (2002) and Jori Davis (2011).

Patberg wrapped up her seventh collegiate season as a four-time All-Big Ten honoree in 2021-22 as she led Indiana to back-to-back Sweet Sixteen appearances and three NCAA Tournaments. She finished ninth in all-time scoring at IU with 1,752 points, third in assists (527) and a career average of 14.2 points per game which ranked eight. She was a two-time Nancy Lieberman Award finalist and WBCA All-American honorable mention. In her final season in 2021-22, the Columbus, Ind. native averaged 11.6 points, 3.4 assists, 3.2 rebounds and shot 42.6 percent from the floor. She was one of three players all-time to earn four All-Big Ten honors in her Indiana career and played and started in 123 career games.

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former Indiana forward Aleksa Gulbe has accepted a training camp invitation with the Connecticut Sun.

The Riga, Latvia native wrapped up her four-year Indiana career in 2021-22 as she earned All-Big Ten second team honors. She averaged 11.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.0 blocks per game and shot 80.4 percent at the free throw for the Hoosiers, who advanced to its second-straight NCAA Tournament. She scored in double figures 26 times and tied a team-high three double-doubles.

As part of a three-person class with Ali Patberg and Grace Berger, Gulbe became one of the program’s all-time winningest players with 90 victories. She played in 123 games for Indiana, becoming the 31st member of the 1,000 point club and finishing 28th overall in scoring (1,071) and pulled down 681 rebounds. Gulbe also plays internationally with the Latvian Senior National team.