Natisha Hiedeman is an American personality and a basketball player by profession. She is a guard and is committed to the Connecticut Sun of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). During the 2019 WNBA Draft, she was selected in the overall 18th pick, which is one of the highest ranks for any Marquette basketball player in school history.
Natisha Hiedeman was born on 10th February 1997. After her birth (in her infancy stage), she had to wear a full-body harness due to hyperextension in her left leg. Her mother was pregnant with Natisha at the age of 19. As a child, Natisha also played baseball and she was the only girl on her team during the time. To complete her education, she went to Green Bay Southwest High School, where she earned the nickname “T-Spoon” after former WNBA star Teresa Weatherspoon. She managed to compete at different levels in her high school and thereby held the record for triple jump, high jump, long jump, and 100-meter hurdles. Natisha shares her childhood with her only brother named Sandy Cohen III, who is also a field player and is committed to playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League and the EuroLeague.
Natisha Hiedeman Career
Natisha earned the leading scores on the behalf of the Green Bay Metro area in high school and thereby she was recruited to Marquette University. She started playing from the initial stage for Marquette University and earned the name of the Big East All-Freshman Team during her first year. For the season 2017-18, Natisha’s name was recommended for the Meyers Drysdale Award Watch List. Natisha completed her career with Marquette while being the all-time leading scorer with just 27 points and was named the first player of Marquette University to reach 300 three-pointers along with being sixth on the all-time assist chart of Marquette University.
Natisha was drafted in the overall 18th pick of the WNBA Draft 2019 by the Minnesota Lynx. because of her rights being drafted to the Connecticut Sun in exchange for Lexie Brown, she was waived by the Sun. The following year on 19th June 2019, she was signed by the Atlanta Dream as a EuroBasket replacement for Alex Bentley but Hiedeman did not play for the team before Alex Bentley had other plans to return to the team. Upon the return of Alex Bentley to the team, Natisha was waived but was soon given an exit and was eventually re-signed by the Connecticut Sun.
After getting re-signed by the Sun, Hiedeman earned her first WNBA points. Back in 2020, Hiedeman was signed by the Israeli Female Basketball Premier League champions Maccabi Ironi Ramat Gan for the off-season 2020-2021. During the season, she had her team win the Israel State Cup with an overall score of 73-72 and a victory in the hands of Nitasha’s team against Elitzur Ramla. This became the 5th championship of the team together. In 2019, Natisha earned an award especially given to the women’s basketball players called Big East Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Year.
Natisha Hiedeman Biography
|Real Name||Natisha Hiedeman|
|Birth Date||10 February 1997|
|Age (as of 2022)||25 Years|
|Birth Place||Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 61 kg – in Pounds – 135 lbs|
|Father||Sandy Cohen II|
|Brother||Sandy Cohen III|
|Is she a Lesbian?||Yes|
In September 2021, Connecticut Sun teammates Jasmine Thomas and Natisha Hiedeman announced that they have been engaged to marry soon. Thomas took the help of Instagram where she described the night when she sat on one knee and proposed to the girl she loved. Beneath the picture of Hiedeman on one knee in front of her, Thomas wrote on Instagram, “…..I said ABSOLUTELY!! I’m so excited for forever with the love of my life!…..”
On the other hand, Jasmine Thomas wrote to Hiedeman, “…lucky that you’re mine, I LOVE YOU SO MUCH!!….”
The post earned thousands of likes with several fans following and followers saying “congratulations” to both of them in the comment section. On the other hand, the team also showed its agreement over the relationship between the pair and reposted the picture saying that “We’re so happy for you both!”
Jasmine Thomas was first drafted by the Seattle Storm in the overall first pick in 2011. Since then she has been playing with the teams like Washington Mystics and Atlanta Dream. But in 2015, she was traded to the Sun, where she planned to have not more than one year and stay committed to her games only. But the arrival of Natisha Hiedeman in her life was something that excited her and gave her a friend to talk with and enjoy the love of life.
Natisha Hiedeman Net Worth
Natisha Hiedeman was first drafted in 2019 with a brief period with Atlanta Dream and Minnesota Lynx- by which she was originally drafted. Whatever it is, since 2019, she has been maintaining her position in the leading games of the WNBA. It is for sure that she is earning somewhere around $1.5 million, as her estimated net worth.