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Angel Goodrich – Basketball Star

Angel Goodrich is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Played college basketball for the University of Kansas and plays in the WNBA

Goodrich attended Sequoyah High School in Oklahoma, where she was the first Division I scholarship recipient in school history. At Sequoyah a tribal operated school, she led the Sequoyah Lady Indians, to three consecutive state titles. Goodrich played well enough to earn herself a college scholarship to play for the Kansas Jayhawks. During her time at KU She scored over 1,000 career points, and became the Jayhawks’ all-time career assists leader. Ranked third in Big 12 Conference history. Following her career at KU in 2013, Goodrich was selected in the third round of the WNBA draft (29th pick overall) by the Tulsa Shock. At the time she was the highest-drafted Native American player in the history of the WNBA. Angel Goodrich recently played for the Seattle Storm and continues to chase her dream and play ball.

2013 Tulsa Shock (WNBA)
2013-14 Chevakata Vologda (Russia)
2014 Tulsa Shock (WNBA)
2015 Seattle Storm (WNBA)
2016 Seattle Storm (WNBA)

Im very grateful that Native people continue to follow me via Facebook, Twitter, at games. Its a great honor, people could have easily of stopped. Honored young ladies look up to me and it pushes them to do the same. Dream Big!”

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