The American power forward Michaela
Onyenwere, one of the league’s rookie of the season award nominees WNBA, will play next season in the Spar
Girona, as announced this Thursday by the Catalan club.
Born in Colorado in 1999, Onyenwere, who also has a Nigerian passport, is currently playing in the top flight of North American women’s basketball with the New York
Liberty, with an average of 11.4 points and 3 rebounds per game. In May, she was recognized as rookie of the month.
Onyenwere, formed in UCLA, was chosen by the New York Liberty in sixth place in the first round of Draft
2021 and only a few weeks ago he made headlines for setting his personal scoring record in the American league, with 29 points against him. Atlanta
“He is a very exciting signing. He is doing great performances in his first season in the WNBA. Onyenwere she will be a very important player. The squad will be very competitive and will once again compete for all state titles “, said the sports director of Spar Girona, Pere Puig, in statements to the club’s media.
The technician of the Girona, Alfred
Julbe, already has eleven names confirmed for the next season: the bases Laia Palau and Laia Flores, the guards Frida Eldebrink and Binta Drammeh, the forwards Rebekah Gardner, Kennedy Burke and Júlia Soler, the power forwards Michaela Onyenwere and Iho López and the centers Julia Reisingerová and Giedre Labuckiene.