ATLANTA DREAM ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL ROSTER

- Roster finalized; Dream tips off season on June 5 -

ATLANTA, June 2, 2011— Atlanta Dream announced its official roster today. All teams were required to cut their rosters to 11 players by 2 p.m. today.

The 2011 Dream roster is highlighted by four 2010 All-Star selections-- guards Iziane Castro Marques and Lindsey Harding and forwards Sancho Lyttle and Angel McCoughtry. McCoughtry leads on both ends of the floor, finishing third in the league in scoring (21.1 ppg) and second in Defensive Player of the Year voting last season. She is joined in the backcourt by Castro Marques and new addition Lindsey Harding. Forward Sancho Lyttle and center Erika de Souza lead the Dream frontcourt.

The Dream waived second round draft pick Felicia Chester, a 6-3 forward, to finalize the roster. The team had previously waived guards Kelsey Bolte and Shannon McCallum and forward Ashley Paris during training camp.

The Atlanta Dream is the defending Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA) Eastern Conference Champion. The team tips off the 2011 season at home on June 5 against the New York Liberty at Philips Arena. The Dream enters its fourth season this summer as part of the WNBA, the world’s longest-running women’s professional sports league. For ticket information, visit www.AtlantaDream.net or call (877) 977-7729.

# Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birth Date Exp College
33 Alison Bales C 6-7 218 04/04/85 3 Duke ‘07
8 Iziane Castro Marques G/F 6-0 140 03/13/82 8 Brazil
14 Erika de Souza F/C 6-5 190 03/09/83 5 Brazil
10 Lindsey Harding G 5-8 139 06/12/84 4 Duke ‘07
24 Sandora Irvin F 6-3 185 02/23/82 5 Texas Christian ‘05
5 Shalee Lehning G 5-9 140 10/27/86 2 Kansas State ’09
20 Sancho Lyttle F 6-4 175 09/20/83 6 Houston ’05
35 Angel McCoughtry G/F 6-1 160 09/10/86 2 Louisville ‘09
9 Coco Miller G 5-9 140 09/06/78 10 Georgia ‘01
22 Armintie Price G/F 5-9 133 04/03/85 4 Mississippi ‘07
0 Brittainey Raven G 6-0 162 08/01/88 1 Texas ‘10

Head Coach/General Manager Marynell Meadors (Middle Tennessee State)
Assistant Coach Carol Ross (University of Mississippi)
Assistant Coach /Executive Director of Player Development: Fred Williams (Boise State University)
Director of Basketball Operations: Sue Panek (University of Maryland)
Athletic Trainer: Kim Moseley (Southern Mississippi)