11:30 a.m. ET April 19 on ESPN2 & NBA TV

MORE THAN 80 PLAYERS CONFIRMED TO PARTICIPATE IN CHICAGO
2002 Pre-Draft Camp Participants Announced
Teasley

Snow

Tennessee center Michelle Snow and North Carolina guard Nikki Teasley join more than 80 players confirmed to participate in the 2002 WNBA Pre-Draft Camp at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago on April 12-13. The WNBA hopefuls, comprised of players from more than 60 colleges and universities, will showcase their skills during the two-day combine in hopes of keeping their professional dreams alive.

All 16 WNBA teams will be scouting players in preparation for the WNBA Draft, which will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 19 at the studios of NBA Entertainment in Secaucus, N.J. For the second consecutive year, ESPN 2 will nationally televise the event, and additional live coverage will be provided on NBA TV and WNBA.com.

The WNBA will tip off its sixth season over Memorial Day weekend as the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks host the New York Liberty on Saturday, May 25 at the STAPLES Center. The nationally televised game will air on NBC at 3 p.m. EDT.

WNBA training camps will open on Monday, April 29 at teams' respective training facilities, and preseason begins on Thursday, May 9 when the Miami Sol meet the Phoenix Mercury at America West Arena in Phoenix. The 2002 WNBA regular season will end on Tuesday, August 13, with playoffs scheduled to begin on Thursday, August 15.

LIST OF PLAYERS PARTICIPATING
NamePosition HeightSchool
Austin, LaTashaG5-7Evansville
Barnes, RashanaF6-1Penn State
Beckman, LaurenF/C6-2Utah
Berthieu, LucienneF/C6-2Old Dominion
Brown, TomekaG5-9Ohio State
Bullock, DamitaG5-10Tennessee-Chattanooga
Cardenas, MoniqueG6-0Florida
Cartwell, LaNishaC6-2Alabama
Carver, MandiF6-2Idaho State
Cassady, HeatherG5-7Indiana
Chapman, JillC6-5Indiana
Christensen, KayteF6-3UC-Santa Barbara
Christoforakis, AthenaF6-0Temple
Cournoyer, JamieC6-3Boston College ('01)
Cunningham, DavalynF6-0Rutgers
Curry, EdnieshaG5-6Oregon
Danker, JillianG/F6-1Vanderbilt
Dosty, Jerkisha F6-2St. Mary's College
Dosty, JermishaC6-3St. Mary's College
Eisenhut, MeredithG5-5St. Lawrence
Enghusen, CoriC6-7Stanford
Francis, ShárronG5-8Old Dominion
Fröhlich, LindaF6-2UNLV
Gahan, Tracy G6-0Iowa State
Gardner, AndreaF/C6-3Howard
Geter, TeresaF/C6-4South Carolina
Gortman, ShaunzinskiG6-1South Carolina
Haney, ErickaG6-0Notre Dame
Hicks, SarahG/F6-0Virginia Tech
Higgins, JackieF/C6-1North Carolina '00
Holt, JanetF6-0Tennessee Tech
Ingram, AlayneG5-7Michigan
Isaac, NataliaG5-7Temple
Jackson, SaundraC6-4Ole Miss
James, JaimeG5-6Syracuse
Johnson, MelodyC6-2Arizona State
Johnson, ShondraG5-9Alabama
Klimesova, ZuziF6-2Vanderbilt
Komara, KellyG5-7Purdue
Kongolo, AmbaF/C6-3NC Central
Larkin, KenyaG5-9Texas
Levens, AmandaG5-9Arizona State
Lewis, TakeishaF/C6-2La Tech
Lopp, JanekaF5-10Hartford
Lumbsley, EdmarieC6-6Mobile
Maïga, HamchétouG/F6-1Old Dominion
Martinez, MilliG5-8Georgia Tech
McCain, BrandiG5-3Florida
McDole, LaTonyaF6-2Kentucky
McDonald, TawanaC6-4Georgia
McIntosh, LauriF5-10Cal Poly Pamona
Meadows, LauraF6-3Purdue
Meder, LindseyG5-8Iowa
Mitchell, JalieG/F5-10North Texas
Moody, CherylF6-2Florida International
Moore, TamaraG/F5-11Wisconsin
Moran, SusanF6-1St. Joe's
Morrow, CarlaG/F6-0Tulsa
Nieuwveen, MarlousC6-5Valparaiso
Nightingale, MandyG5-6Colorado
Paul, TramaineF6-0Shorter College
Pearson, MelanieG/F6-1BYU
Pickney, ElizabethF6-4Arizona
Pillow, ShalonC6-3Tennessee
Powers, NatalieG5-11Western Kentucky
Ragland, FeliciaG5-9Oregon State
Robinson, BrandiF6-0SE Oklahoma State
Roulier, JennyG5-9Colorado
Safaritova, KatiF6-2Texas Christian
Schmitz, Stephanie G5-7Drake
Scott, KrystalG5-8Clemson
Slavtcheva, GerganaG6-1Florida International
Snow, MichelleC6-5Tennessee
Stomski, JessieF6-3Wisconsin
Strickland, Marché G5-9Maryland
Tate, ReginaF5-11Georgia Tech
Taylor, LaKeishaC6-4Arizona
Teasley, NikkiG6-0North Carolina
Thompson, TiffanyF6-3Old Dominion
Vicente, EricaG5-9SW Missouri State
Walker, AyanaF6-3La Tech
Warley, DeedeeF6-2Maryland
Watson, JericaF6-0Iowa
Welle, AngieC6-4Iowa State
Williams, LenaeG/F6-1DePaul
Winfield, JacklynG5-8Southern
Wright, AmyG5-7Arkansas
Yamasaki, LindseyG/F6-1Stanford
Young, KimG5-10Alabama-Huntsville



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