ATLANTA, February 14, 2012 The Atlanta Dream announced today the team has signed guard Laurie Koehn to a training camp contract.
Koehn, a 5-8 guard, played four seasons for the Washington Mystics. Most recently, she appeared in 30 games for the Mystics in 2008, averaging 2.4 points per game and ranking first in the WNBA in three-point field goals per 40 minutes. Koehn was signed to a training camp contract by the Phoenix Mercury in 2009, but was waived prior to the start of the regular season.
A three-point threat, Koehn led the WNBA in three-point percentage as a rookie with the Mystics in 2005, connecting on 46.7% of her attempts from beyond the arc. Koehn was also the winner of the 2007 Three-Point Shoot Out at the WNBA All-Star Game.
Koehn finished her career at Kansas State University as the NCAAs all-time career three-point leader (392) and the Big 12s all-time career free throw percentage leader (87.7%). She was a two-time All-Big 12 Second Team selection in 2004 and 2005.
Koehn is currently playing in Poland for Lider Pruszkow. She is averaging 13.7 points per game, shooting 52.4% from the field and 47.1% from beyond the arc.
The Atlanta Dream tips off its fifth season this summer at Philips Arena as part of the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA), the worlds longest-running womens professional sports league. The Dream, the defending two-time, back-to-back Eastern Conference Champion, opens its home schedule on May 25 against the New York Liberty. Season and group tickets are on sale now and individual tickets will be available for purchase in the spring. For more information, visit www.AtlantaDream.net or call (877) 977-7729.