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A-P alum Poppens drafted by Seattle

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Iowa State post player Chelsea Poppens is taking her game to the next level.  Poppens was selected by the Seattle Storm in Monday night's WNBA draft.

The former Aplington-Parkersburg stand-out was taken in the second round as the 18th player drafted overall.  This past season as an ISU senior, she averaged 13.4 points and 9.8 rebounds for Iowa State.  She leaves the Cyclones as the second leading rebounder in school history.  Her 32 double-doubles is the third highest total at Iowa State.

Teammate Anna Prins joined Poppens in the second round.  She was selected by the Connecticut Sun as the 23rd overall pick.

Poppens and Prins were the 11th and 12th Iowa State players ever selected in the WNBA draft.

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