FAYETTEVILLE–Former University of Arkansas women’s basketball player Lauren Ervin signed with the WNBA’s Washington Mystics team officials announced last week.
Ervin played two seasons at Arkansas in 2006-07 and 2007-08 before an ACL injury in her senior season ended her collegiate career. Ervin was drafted in the third round of the 2008 WNBA draft by the Connecticut Sun.
Ervin, a 6-4 forward, averaged 16 points and 11 rebounds per game as a senior at Arkansas prior to her injury. She posted 2.0 ppg and 1.6 rpg in her first year with the Sun. Ervin also has a host of international experience with stints in Sweden (2008-09) and Turkey (current). While in Sweden, Ervin averaged 19 ppg and 12.1 rpg and is currently averaging 15.1 ppg and 12.9 rpg in Turkey.