Skylar Diggins

Born:     August 2, 1990
Birthplace:    South Bend, IN
Zodiac Sign:  Leo

Career and Life

Skylar Kierra Diggins-Smith is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Wings of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Diggins was drafted 3rd overall by the Tulsa Shock in the 2013 WNBA Draft. In high school, she was the National Gatorade Player of the Year, the Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year, and a McDonald's All-American. Diggins played point guard for Notre Dame, where she led Notre Dame to three consecutive Final Fours and two consecutive NCAA championship appearances. She finished her Notre Dame career ranked first in points and steals, second in assists, and as a two-time winner of the Nancy Lieberman Award as the top point guard in the nation.

Diggins-Smith has a degree from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. In June 2016, Diggins got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Daniel Smith who is a former Clay High School and Notre Dame wide receiver. The couple got married in May 2017, and she changed her last name to Diggins-Smith. The couple had their child in April 2019.

 

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