Jackie Young named starter in 2022 WNBA All-Star Game
PRINCETON, Ind. (WFIE) - Princeton native Jackie Young was announced Wednesday as one of the 10 starters for the WNBA All-Star Game.
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This is the first All-Star selection for the former No. 1 overall pick out of Notre Dame.
Young is enjoying the best season of her professional career, scoring a career-best 18.2 points per game for the Las Vegas Aces.
She’s also producing career highs in three-point shooting percentage (45.7%) and steals (1.5) this season.
Along with these breakout numbers, the Princeton High School graduate is averaging 4.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.
Young joins fellow Aces’ teammates A’ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum as All-Star selections.
The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game is scheduled to tip off in Chicago on July 10.
💫 𝗝𝗬𝟬 💫— Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) June 23, 2022
Princeton, Indiana stand up!!! Making her first @WNBA All-Star selection... JACKIE YOUNG!!!@JackieYoung3 // #ALLIN pic.twitter.com/PQ8jmieYtG
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