SEATTLE - Storm forward Swin Cash underwent successful surgery today to repair a disc injury in her low back. The operation was performed by Dr. Joseph Maroon at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Penn. Cash’s anticipated rehabilitation time is approximately 8-12 weeks.
“We were pleased to receive the good news today on Swin’s surgery,” said Storm Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel Brian Agler. “Swin played in pain last season so we are all looking forward to her being healthy this summer. She is a great player and I’m excited to get back on the court with her.”
The Seattle Storm will open its 2009 WNBA schedule on Saturday, June 6 in a 1 p.m. matchup versus the Monarchs at ARCO Arena in Sacramento. The Storm returns to Seattle on Sunday, June 7 for its first KeyArena home game at 6 p.m., also against the Monarchs. The team’s June 7, 2009 home opener falls on the 10th anniversary of the city of Seattle being selected as one of four cities to receive a WNBA expansion team in 2000.
For additional information about the Storm or for information on 2009 Storm season tickets, please call 206-217-WNBA.