Minnesota Lynx Release Guard Monique Bivins

Minneapolis/St. Paul - The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has released guard Monique Bivins. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Bivins was the Lynx’ third round pick (37th overall) in the 2005 WNBA Draft. In 116 career games at Alabama, Bivins averaged 10.1 ppg and 3.7 rebounds.

The Lynx open their 2005 preseason schedule on Sunday, May 1 against the Connecticut Sun at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. The team will then travel to Kansas City on May 7 to take on the Detroit Shock before finishing the preseason schedule on May 14 against Connecticut at Williams Arena (7 p.m.).