Mystics Add DeMya Walker

WASHINGTON D.C. – Mystics General Manager and Head Coach Trudi Lacey announced today that forward DeMya Walker has been added to the team’s roster while rookies Ta’Shia Phillips and Karima Christmas were waived.

Walker spent the 2010 and part of the 2011 season with the Connecticut Sun. As a member of the Sacramento Monarchs, Walker was key in helping the team capture the 2005 WNBA Championship. She spent her first two seasons in the WNBA with the Portland Fire. Walker holds career averages of 7.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. A 6’3 standout from the University of Virginia, Walker holds the top four spots in the Virginia record books for blocked shots in a season and is the school’s all-time leader in career field goal percentage (.557).

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.