Shock Signs Two Players to Complete Training Camp Roster
Rasmussen, a 6-foot-4 forward, averaged 2.5 ppg and 2.7 rpg in 31 games last season for the Minnesota Lynx before being waived on January 9th. The Lynx acquired Rasmussen on March 14, 2008, in a trade with the Connecticut Sun. In 276 career games spanning nine seasons in the WNBA, Rasmussen holds averages of 4.4 ppg and 3.6 rpg.
Holmes signed a training camp contract with the Houston Comets last season and averaged 3.1 ppg and 2.1 rpg in 17 games (three starts).
A University of Nevada-Las Vegas product, Holmes led the All-Mountain West Conference in scoring with 18.3 points per game, ranked third in rebounds (7.3 rpg) and third in steals (2.33 spg) her senior year. She earned All-Conference honors three times and was named Defensive Player of the Year in 2007. She finished her UNLV career with 1,485 points, ranking seventh among all-time UNLV scorers.
A complete Detroit Shock training camp roster follows.
|2009 DETROIT SHOCK TRAINING CAMP ROSTER|
|45||C||Kara Braxton||6-6||225||2/18/83||Georgia 05||4|
|20||G||Tanae Davis-Cain||5-11||6/7/87||Florida State 09||R|
|9||G||Tiera DeLaHoussaye||5-6||5/19/87||Western Michigan 09||R|
|35||F||Cheryl Ford||6-3||195||6/6/81||Louisiana Tech 03||6|
|4||G||Kristin Haynie||5-9||147||6/17/83||Michigan State 05||4|
|17||G||Sequoia Holmes||6-1||155||6/13/86||UNLV 08||1|
|22||G||Alexis Hornbuckle||5-11||155||10/16/85||Tennessee 08||1|
|44||C||Taj McWilliams-Franklin||6-2||184||10/20/70||St. Edwards 93||10|
|33||C||Britany Miller||6-4||8/10/87||Florida State 08||R|
|14||G||Deanna Nolan||5-9||147||8/25/79||Georgia 01||8|
|23||F||Plenette Pierson||6-2||178||8/31/81||Texas Tech 03||6|
|52||F||Kristen Rasmussen||6-4||172||11/1/78||Michigan State 00||9|
|24||C||Olayinka Sanni||6-2||205||8/21/86||West Virginia 08||1|
|30||G||Katie Smith||5-11||175||6/4/74||Ohio State 96||10|
|1||G||Shavonte Zellous||5-10||8/28/86||Pittsburgh 09||R|
|Head Coach Bill Laimbeer|
|Assistant Coaches Rick Mahorn, Cheryl Reeve|
|Trainer Laura Ramus|
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