Fever pitch: Caitlin Clark WNBA merchandise reportedly sells at record pace

By Thomson Reuters Apr 16, 2024 | 11:34 AM

Just hours after the Indiana Fever made her the top pick in the WNBA draft, Caitlin Clark set another record on Monday.

Her merchandise became the top seller of any player in draft-day history, surpassing Trevor Lawrence, selected by the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars in 2021, according to cllct.com, a collectible media site.

Clark, who in the 2023-24 season became the leading scorer in NCAA Division I history, saw jerseys fly off the Fanatics website. As of Tuesday morning, No. 22 Indiana Fever jerseys, priced at $99.99 for adults, were out of stock, available for pre-order only. Some T-shirts and sweatshirts were available.

Clark won the Wooden Award and Naismith Player of the Year honors in back-to-back seasons as she led Iowa to a second consecutive appearance in the national championship game in 2023-24. She set the record for most career 3-pointers in Division I history and now also owns NCAA Tournament records for most 3-pointers in a game and most career assists.

She became the first player in NCAA Tournament history to have three 40-point games.

Clark is expected to start at point guard for the Fever when they open the regular season on May 14 on the road against the Connecticut Sun. The contest will air on ESPN2.

–Field Level Media