Las Vegas, NV (May 2, 2022)—Las Vegas Aces General Manager Natalie Williams announced today that the team has waived rookies Mya Hollingshed and Khayla Pointer. The Aces originally selected Hollingshed with the 8th overall pick, and Pointer with the 13th overall pick (first in the second round) of the 2022 WNBA Draft.
A three-time All-Pac-12 performer, Hollingshed led Colorado in scoring in each of her final three seasons. The Houston, Texas native led the Buffaloes to a 22-9 record this season, and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. She drained 39.6 percent of her three-point field goal attempts as a senior while leading the team in rebounding (7.4).
A three-time All-SEC performer and 2022 AP All-American, Pointer ranked second in the SEC as a senior in both scoring and assists per game, and became the only LSU player in school history, male or female, to score 1500+ points, grab 500+ rebounds and hand out 500+_assists in a career. In 2021-22, the Marietta, Georgia native was a finalist for the Nancy Lieberman Award as Division I’s top point guard, and one of 15 players on the Wooden Award ballot as national player of the year.