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2018 WNBA Opening Weekend Rosters

Published on May 16, 2018

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Team final rosters will be added as they become available. Final rosters are due at 5 p.m. ETon Thursday, May 17.

Atlanta Dream

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
25 Monique Billings F 6-4 R UCLA
51 Jessica Breland F 6-3 6 NORTH CAROLINA
23 Layshia Clarendon G 5-9 5 CALIFORNIA
12 Damiris Dantas C 6-3 3 BRAZIL
11 Blake Dietrick G 5-10 1 PRINCETON
15 Tiffany Hayes G 5-10 6 CONNECTICUT
33 Maggie Lucas G 5-10 3 PENN STATE
35 Angel McCoughtry F-G 6-1 8 LOUISVILLE
34 Imani McGee-Stafford C 6-7 2 TEXAS
21 Renee Montgomery G 5-7 9 CONNECTICUT
7 Brittney Sykes G 5-9 1 SYRACUSE
1 Elizabeth Williams C-F 6-3 3 DUKE

Players cut from Dream preseason roster

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
2 Adaora Elonu F 6-1 R TEXAS A&M
17 Mackenzie Engram F 6-2 R GEORGIA
22 Alexa Hart F 6-3 R OHIO STATE
15 Tiffany Hayes G 5-10 6 CONNECTICUT
32 Rosemarie Julien F 5-11 R FLORIDA GULF COAST
4 Kristy Wallace G 5-11 R BAYLOR

Chicago Sky

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
3 Adut Bulgak F-C 6-4 2 FLORIDA STATE
41 Alaina Coates C 6-4 R SOUTH CAROLINA
2 Kahleah Copper G-F 6-1 2 RUTGERS
0 Diamond DeShields G 6-1 R TENNESSEE
31 Stefanie Dolson C 6-5 4 CONNECTICUT
21 Jamierra Faulkner G 5-6 3 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
23 Linnea Harper G 5-8 R OHIO STATE
5 Chelsea Hopkins G 5-8 2 SAN DIEGO STATE
6 Alex Montgomery G-F 6-1 7 GEORGIA TECH
32 Cheyenne Parker F 6-4 3 MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE
45 Astou Ndour C 6-5 2 SENEGAL**
14 Allie Quigley G 5-10 9 DEPAUL
22 Courtney Vandersloot G 5-8 7 GONZAGA**
15 Gabby Williams F 5-11 R CONNECTICUT

**Still overseas

Players cut from the Sky roster

Amarah Coleman G 5-11 R DEPAUL
Ameryst Alston G  5-9  2 OHIO STATE
Makayla Epps G 5-10 1 KENTUCKY
Amber Harris F 6-5 4 XAVIER (OHIO)
Renee Bennett C 6-5  R BALL STATE
Jordan Hooper F 6-2 4 NEBRASKA

Connecticut Sun

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
1 Rachel Banham G 5-9 2 MINNESOTA
20 Alex Bentley G 5-7 5 PENN STATE
 4 Lexie Brown G 5-9 R DUKE
32 Bria Holmes G 6-1 2 WEST VIRGINIA**
42 Brionna Jones C 6-3 1 MARYLAND
35 Jonquel Jones F 6-6 2 GEORGE WASHINGTON
44 Betnijah Laney F-G 6-0 2 RUTGERS
13 Chiney Ogwumike F 6-4 3 STANFORD
40 Shekinna Stricklen F-G 6-2 6 TENNESSEE
25 Alyssa Thomas F 6-2 4 MARYLAND
5 Jasmine Thomas G 5-9 7 DUKE
33 Morgan Tuck F 6-2 2 CONNECTICUT
10 Courtney Williams G 5-8 2 SOUTH FLORIDA

**Will miss the 2018 season due to pregnancy

Players cut from Sun preseason roster

PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
Tyra Buss G 5-8 R INDIANA
Mikayla Cowling F 6-2 R CALIFORNIA
Cayla George C 6-4 2 AUSTRALIA
Nikki Greene F-C 6-4 2 PENN STATE
Jessica January G 5-7 R DEPAUL
Kayla Pedersen F 6-4 6 STANFORD
Leticia Romero G 5-8 R FLORIDA STATE

Dallas Wings

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
8 Liz Cambage C 6-8 2 AUSTRALIA
12 Saniya Chong G 5-8 1 CONNECTICUT
13 Karima Christmas-Kelly F 6-0 7 DUKE
3 Kaela Davis F 6-2 1 SOUTH CAROLINA
4 Skylar Diggins-Smith G 5-9 5 NOTRE DAME
15 Allisha Gray G 6-0 1 SOUTH CAROLINA
25 Glory Johnson F 6-3 5 TENNESSEE
22 Breanna Lewis C 6-5 1 KANSAS STATE
55 Theresa Plaisance F 6-5 4 LOUISIANA STATE
23 Aerial Powers G 6-0 2 MICHIGAN STATE
30 Azurá Stevens C 6-6 R CONNECTICUT
6 Kayla Thornton F 6-1 2 UTEP

Players cut from Wings preseason roster

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
9 Evelyn Akhator F 6-3 1 KENTUCKY
51 Natalie Butler C 6-5 R GEORGE MASON
32 Loryn Goodwin G 5-9 R OKLAHOMA STATE
44 Ruth Hamblin C 6-8 1 OREGON STATE

Indiana Fever

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
11 Natalie Achonwa F 6-3 3 NOTRE DAME
40 Kayla Alexander C 6-4 5 SYRACUSE
8 Hind Ben Abdelkader G 5-8 R Belgium
4 Candice Dupree F 6-2 12 TEMPLE
1 Jazmon Gwathmey G 6-2 2 JAMES MADISON
42 Shenise Johnson G 5-11 6 MIAMI (FLA.)
23 Stephanie Mavunga F 6-3 R OHIO STATE
22 Erica McCall F 6-2 1 STANFORD
3 Tiffany Mitchell G 5-9 2 SOUTH CAROLINA
0 Kelsey Mitchell G 5-11 R OHIO STATE
35 Victoria Vivians G 6-1 R MISSISSIPPI STATE
17 Erica Wheeler G 5-7 3 RUTGERS

Players cut from the Fever roster

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
12 Bashaara Graves F 6-2 2 TENNESSEE
5 Jennifer Hamson C 6-7 2 BRIGHAM YOUNG
2 Erlana Larkins F 6-1 8 NORTH CAROLINA
9 Alexis Peterson G 5-7 R SYRACUSE
32 Jeanette Pohlen-Mavunga G 6-0 6 STANFORD
7 Jennie Simms G 6-0 1 OLD DOMINION

Las Vegas Aces

NUM
PLAYER
POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
Lindsay Allen
G 5-8 1 NOTRE DAME
3
Kelsey Bone
C 6-4 4 TEXAS A&M
12
Nia Coffey
F 6-1 1 NORTHWESTERN
5
Dearica Hamby
F 6-3 3 WAKE FOREST
4
Moriah Jefferson
G 5-6 2 CONNECTICUT*
13
Raigyne Louis
G 5-10 R LOUISIANA STATE
31
Jaime Nared
G-F 6-2 R TENNESSEE
19
Ji-Su Park
C 6-5 R SOUTH KOREA
00
Shoni Schimmel
G 5-9 3 LOUISVILLE
8
Carolyn Swords
C 6-6 6 BOSTON COLLEGE
22
A’ja Wilson
C 6-5 R SOUTH CAROLINA
1
Tamera Young
F 6-2 10 JAMES MADISON

*Injured

Temporarily Suspended

20
Isabelle Harrison
F 6-3 2 TENNESSEE
21
Kayla McBride
G 5-10 4 NOTRE DAME**
10
Kelsey Plum
G 5-8 1 WASHINGTON**

**Still overseas

Players cut from Aces roster

PLAYER
POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
Valeriane Ayayi
F 6-1 1 FRANCE
Cierra Burdick
F 6-2 3 TENNESSEE
Sydney Colson
G 5-8 4 TEXAS A&M
Jacki Gemelos
G 6-0 1 USC
Isabelle Harrison
F 6-3 2 TENNESSEE
Sequoia Holmes
G-F 6-1 3 UNLV
Brooke Johnson
G 6-0 R  UNLV
Kahlia Lawrence
G 5-8 R MERCER
Kayla McBride
G 5-11 4 NOTRE DAME
Kelsey Plum
G 5-8 1 WASHINGTON
Ivey Slaughter
F 6-1 R FLORIDA STATE

Valeriane Ayayi and Jackie Gemelos never reported to training camp.

Los Angeles Sparks

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
0 Alana Beard G-F 5-11 12 DUKE
17 Essence Carson F-G 6-0 10 RUTGERS
12 Chelsea Gray G 5-11 3 DUKE
42 Jantel Lavender C 6-4 7 OHIO STATE**
30 Nneka Ogwumike F 6-2 6 STANFORD
3 Candace Parker F-C 6-4 10 TENNESSEE
25 Cappie Pondexter G 5-9 12 RUTGERS
1 Odyssey Sims G 5-8 4 BAYLOR
10 Maria Vadeeva C 6-4 R RUSSIA**
24 Sydney Wiese G 6-0 1 OREGON STATE
2 Riquna Williams G 5-7 5 MIAMI (FLA.)

**Still overseas

Players cut from Sparks training camp roster

PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
Ana Dabovic G 6-0 2 SERBIA
Sandrine Gruda F-C 6-4 6 US VALENCIENNES/FRANCE
Kaylee Jensen C 6-4 R OKLAHOMA STATE
Jessica Lindstrom F 6-1 R  GREEN BAY
Julia Reisingerova C 6-5 R CZECH REPUBLIC
Karlie Samuelson G 6-0 R STANFORD
Shakayla Thomas F 5-11 R FLORIDA STATE

Minnesota Lynx

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
33 Seimone Augustus G 6-0 12 LOUISIANA STATE
32 Rebekkah Brunson F 6-2 14 GEORGETOWN
14 Temi Fagbenle C 6-4 1 USC
34 Sylvia Fowles C 6-6 10 LOUISIANA STATE
12 Alexis Jones G 5-8 1 BAYLOR
5 Lynetta Kizer F 6-4 6 MARYLAND
23 Maya Moore F 6-0 7 CONNECTICUT
3 Danielle Robinson G 5-9 6 OKLAHOMA
13 Lindsay Whalen G 5-9 14 MINNESOTA
30 Tanisha Wright G 5-11 12 PENN STATE
9 Cecilia Zandalasini F 6-1 1 ITALY

Players cut from Lynx roster

PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
Jill Barta F 6-3 R GONZAGA
Endy Miyem F 6-2 R ITALY
Breanna Richardson F 6-1 R MISSISSIPPI STATE
Carlie Wagner G 5-10 R MINNESOTA

New York Liberty

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
9 Rebecca Allen G 6-2 3 AUSTRALIA
15 Brittany Boyd G 5-9 3 CALIFORNIA
31 Tina Charles C 6-4 8 CONNECTICUT
0 Marissa Coleman G/F 6-1 9 MARYLAND
8 Bria Hartley G 5-8 4 CONNECTICUT
5 Kia Nurse G 6-0 R CONNECTICUT
10 Epiphanny Prince G 5-9 8 RUTGERS
14 Sugar Rodgers G 5-9 5 GEORGETOWN
41 Kiah Stokes C 6-3 3 CONNECTICUT
7 Kia Vaughn C 6-4 9 RUTGERS
17 Amanda Zahui B C 6-5 3 MINNESOTA
1 Shavonte Zellous G 5-10 9 PITTSBURGH

Players cut from Liberty roster

PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
Lindsay Allen G 5-8 1 NOTRE DAME
Tashia Brown F 6-1 R WESTERN KENTUCKY
Kelly Faris G 5-11 4 CONNECTICUT
Reshanda Gray F 6-2 2 CALIFORNIA
Ify Ibekwe F 6-2 2 ARIZONA
Roshunda Johnson G 5-7 R MISSISSIPPI STATE
Kolby Morgan G 5-8 R TULANE
Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe F-C 6-2 1 SIMON FRASER (CANADA)
Leslie Robinson F 6-0 R PRINCETON
Mercedes Russell C 6-6 R TENNESSEE
Shoni Schimmel G 5-9 3 LOUISVILLE

Phoenix Mercury

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
24 DeWanna Bonner F 6-4 8 AUBURN
42 Brittney Griner C 6-9 5 BAYLOR
21 Marie Gülich C 6-5 R OREGON STATE
12 Briann January G 5-8 9 ARIZONA STATE
20 Camille Little F 6-2 11 NORTH CAROLINA
31 Sancho Lyttle F 6-5 13 HOUSTON
5 Leilani Mitchell G 5-5 9 UTAH
8 Stephanie Talbot G 6-2 1  AUSTRALIA
3 Diana Taurasi G 6-0 13 CONNECTICUT
6 Yvonne Turner G 5-10 1 NEBRASKA
 1 Imani Wright G 5-9 R FLORIDA STATE

Players cut from Mercury roster

PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
Emma Cannon F 6-2 1 FLORIDA SOUTHERN
Alex Harden G-F 6-0 2 WICHITA STATE
Raisa Musina F 6-4 R RUSSIA
Chelsea Nelson F 6-2 R NORTH CAROLINA STATE
Alexis Prince G 6-2 1 BAYLOR
Angel Robinson F 6-6 2 GEORGIA
Chatrice White C 6-3 R FLORIDA STATE

Seattle Storm

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
10 Sue Bird G 5-9 15 CONNECTICUT
21 Jordin Canada G 5-6 R UCLA
32 Alysha Clark F 5-11 6 MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE
 6 Natasha Howard F 6-2 4 FLORIDA STATE
1 Crystal Langhorne F-C 6-2 10 MARYLAND
24 Jewell Loyd G 5-10 3 NOTRE DAME
23 Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis F 5-11 3 CONNECTICUT
12 Teana Muldrow F 6-1 R WEST VIRGINIA
3 Courtney Paris C 6-4 8 OKLAHOMA
45 Noelle Quinn G 6-0 11 UCLA
30 Breanna Stewart F 6-4 2 CONNECTICUT
3 Sami Whitcomb G-F 5-10 1 WASHINGTON

Players cut from Storm Roster

PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
Aleksandra Crvendakic F 6-2 R  SERBIA
Khaalia Hillsman C 6-5 R TEXAS A&M
Brittany McPhee G 6-0 R STANFORD
Emily Potter C 6-6 R UTAH

Washington Mystics

NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
7 Ariel Atkins G 5-11 R TEXAS
9 Natasha Cloud G 6-0 3 ST. JOSEPH’S (PA)
25 Monique Currie F 6-0 12 DUKE
11 Elena Delle Donne F-G 6-5 5 DELAWARE
21 Tianna Hawkins F 6-3 4 MARYLAND
4 Tayler Hill G 5-9 5 OHIO STATE
2 Myisha Hines-Allen F 6-2 R LOUISVILLE
14 Tierra Ruffin-Pratt G 5-10 5 NORTH CAROLINA
30 LaToya Sanders F-C 6-3 5 NORTH CAROLINA
34 Krystal Thomas C 6-5 6 DUKE
20 Kristi Toliver G 5-7 9 MARYLAND
32 Shatori Walker-Kimbrough G 5-11 1 MARYLAND

Players cut from Mystics roster

PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM
AJ Alix G 5-6 R FLORIDA STATE
Allison Hightower G 5-10 6 LOUISIANA STATE
Ivory Latta G 5-6 11 NORTH CAROLINA**
Devereaux Peters F 6-2 5 NOTRE DAME
Asia Taylor F 6-1 3 LOUISVILLE

**Latta is a free agent, decided not to return to team after battling injuries 

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