April 19, 2022 

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Inside Washington Mystics WNBA Draft Night

'Most of the fans I spoke to at the draft party were expecting Shakira Austin', said Jenn

Host Howard Megdal sits down with Jenn Hatfield on today’s Locked on Women’s Basketball. Howard and Jenn speak all things Washington Mystics and the 2022 WNBA Draft night.

Howard and Jenn discuss the Washington Mystics draft party that Jenn attended. Here is what she had to say:

“Most of the fans I spoke to at the draft party were expecting Shakira Austin. And Washington got Austin and the fans were extremely excited, jumping up and down, screaming.”

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Jenn speaks about how Austin can fit with the Washington Mystics:

“I think she is a phenomenal pick, coach Thibault was asked on draft night, whether he picked her for her defense or her rebounding. Coach Thibault then said, I feel like this is a test, can I pick all of the above? He is so excited about her especially on the defensive end.”

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