Mystics Sign Shannon Bobbitt

Team Waives Guard Dominique Canty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Mystics General Manager and Head Coach Trudi Lacey announced today that free agent guard Shannon Bobbitt has signed with the team.

Bobbitt was selected in the second round (15th overall) of the 2008 WNBA draft by the Los Angeles Sparks, where she spent two seasons before joining the Indiana Fever for the 2011 campaign. She holds career averages of 3.9 points and 2.1 assists per game. Prior to her WNBA career, Bobbitt led the University of Tennessee to back to back National Championships during the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons.

Lacey also announced the release of guard Dominique Canty, who had signed with the team prior to the start of the 2012 campaign. Canty averaged 2.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game in six games with the Mystics.

Celebrating their 15th season, 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.