Bethany Donaphin Added to Liberty Roster

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 -- New York Liberty Senior Vice President and General Manager Carol Blazejowski announced today the addition of Bethany Donaphin to the 2003 active roster. Bethany, a New York native, will join the team August 7th on the road against the Charlotte Sting.

Donaphin, a 6-2 forward/center from Stanford University has been a New York Liberty training camp invitee for the past two seasons where she averaged 6.9 ppg over three games. As a professional, Donaphin played for Caja Rural de Canarias in Lega Femenina, Spain. In 26 games she shot 50% from the floor and averaged 6.6 ppg and 7.5 rpg.

“Bethany has worked hard to improve her game and we are excited to add her to our roster,” said Blazejowski. “She knows our system very well and we feel she can make a positive contribution.”

The New York Liberty basketball team, in its seventh year of operation with the 2003 season, is part of the Madison Square Garden, L.P. Cablevision Systems Corporation owns a controlling interest in MSG L.P., which also includes the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the Hartford Wolfpack (American Hockey League), the MSG Network, Fox Sports New York and the Madison Square Garden arena complex, located in the heart of the New York metropolitan area.