Liberty Sign Guard Megan Duffy To Training Camp Contract

NEW YORK, N.Y. [March 11] – New York Liberty President & General Manager Carol Blazejowski announced today that guard Megan Duffy has signed a Training Camp contract. As per team policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

Duffy has spent the past two seasons in Minnesota after being selected by the Lynx with the 31st overall pick in the 2006 WNBA Draft. In 2007, she appeared in five matches, averaging 9.6 minutes per game. Duffy completed her rookie campaign with 31 appearances off the bench, including nine straight games to end the season and 32.4 percent shooting from beyond the arc. She notched her career-high of 13 points in New York against the Liberty on July 30.

In her collegiate career at Notre Dame, Duffy averaged 15.6 points, 4.1 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game in her final season, and earned the 2006 Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award – presented annually to the country's top senior standing 5-foot-8 or under. She graduated ranked as the Irish’s 13th all-time scorer with 1,290 career points. She also garnered Kodak/WBCA and Associated Press honorable mentions, as well as All-America accolades twice in her four years.

The Liberty will open its 2008 Training Camp on Sunday, April 20 at the Madison Square Garden Training Center in Greenburgh, N.Y.