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WNBA Opening Day Demographics


Some factoids about the 2012 opening day rosters

Note that suspended players are not included

Oldest players

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Youngest Players

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17 players born in the 1970's made opening day rosters compared to 10 born in the 1990's. This will almost certainly be the last year 1970's born players outnumber 1990's born players. No player born in the 1960's has played in the league since 2007.

By Draft Class

1997 1

1998 2 +1 undrafted

1999 3 +2 undrafted/assigned

2000 1 + 1 undrafted

2001 7

2002 4

2003 3 + 1 undrafted

2004 9 + 1 undrafted

2005 8 + 1 undrafted

2006 8 + 2 undrafted

2007 7

2008 15

2009 13

2010 11

2011 13 + 1 undrafted

2012 14 + 3 undrafted

No player from the 1997 Elite draft has played in the league since 2009.

By School

11 Connecticut

10 Tennessee

7 Duke

7 Rutgers

6 Stanford

5 LSU

4 Maryland

4 North Carolina

4 Ohio State

3 Notre Dame

3 USC

3 Virginia

2 Auburn

2 Florida

2 Georgia

2 Georgia Tech

2 Kansas

2 Miami (FL)

2 Oklahoma

2 Purdue

2 Texas Tech

Many others with one

By draft round

87 First

21 Second

11 Third

13 Undrafted/Assigned

No 4th round pick has played in the league since 2008. The last four round draft was 2002.

By Zodiac

18 Taurus

15 Aquarius

15 Virgo

14 Cancer

12 Libra

10 Aries

10 Leo

8 Capricorn

8 Gemini

8 Sagittarius

7 Pisces

7 Scorpio

Note that these are Tropical, not Sidereal