Monique Currie Set To Return To Action
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Mystics General Manager & Head Coach Trudi Lacey announced today that forward Monique Currie will return to the lineup following her successful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) recovery. She will make her season debut against the Atlanta Dream, Thursday September 1 at 7:00 p.m. Her playing time will be monitored by head athletic trainer Navin Hettiarachchi and her minutes will see gradual increases. She will sit out the team’s back to back game against the Atlanta Dream on September 2, but will be available for the remainder of the season. Currie suffered the injury while playing in Turkey. Currie was acquired by the Mystics in 2007 following a trade with the Chicago Sky. Last season, she averaged 14.1 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game. Currie also led the team in three point field goal percentage (.446).
The WNBA’s Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The group also owns and operates the NBA’S Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals and Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals, and George Mason University's Patriot Center.