2009 Media Day

The Connecticut Sun opened its seventh season Monday, holding Media Day at Connecticut College before conducting an afternoon practice at the Luce Fieldhouse.

With the exception of Sandrine Gruda and Anete Jekabsone who are both still in Europe completing their commitments every player was on hand for the first day, including veterans Lindsay Whalen, Asjha Jones and Tamika Whitmore.

The Sun are scheduled to practice twice Tuesday, then hold morning workouts Wednesday and Thursday before opening their preseason at 7 p.m. Friday night against the New York Liberty at Mohegan Sun Arena.

The Sun close out the preseason with games at Atlanta on May 27th, and against Los Angeles on Sunday at 3 p.m. They open the regular season at home against Washington on June 6th.

The Sun won 21 games last year, reaching the playoffs for the sixth straight season while also posting their sixth straight winning season.