Princeton’s Jackie Young and Las Vegas Aces win 2022 WNBA title

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Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 5:29 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 1:03 AM CDT
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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (WFIE) - Princeton native Jackie Young and the Las Vegas Aces took home some major championship hardware on Sunday afternoon, winning 78-71 in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals over the Connecticut Sun.

Young finished with 13 points, eight assists and five rebounds, helping Las Vegas secure a 3-1 series win.

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Sunday’s victory marks the first championship in franchise history for the Aces.

Over the course of four games in the WNBA Finals, the “Queen of Princeton” averaged 12.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game while shooting 38.3% from the field.

Young now adds this title to her list of career achievements that include IHSAA state champion, NCAA champion, Olympic gold medalist, WNBA All-Star and Most Improved Player, among many others.