Liberty Release 2003 Preseason Schedule

NEW YORK – March 7, 2003 - Senior Vice President and General Manager Carol Blazejowski announced today the 2003 New York Liberty pre-season schedule, which is highlighted by a home and away contest against league rival, the Houston Comets.

The New York Liberty pre-season schedule opens with two road games beginning on May 6th with the team's first visit to the Mohegan Arena to take on the Connecticut Sun, the WNBA's newest team. The first of two games versus the Houston Comets takes place on May 10th followed by a May 18th tip-off at Madison Square Garden to conclude the 2003 pre-season schedule.

The defending WNBA Eastern Conference Champions open the regular season with back-to-back contests, on the road against the Cleveland Rockers on May 31, followed by a rematch of last years Eastern Conference Finals in the team’s home opener against the Washington Mystics at Madison Square Garden on June 1.

2003 PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Tuesday May 6 at Connecticut 7:00 p.m.
Saturday May 10 at Houston 7:30 p.m.
Sunday May 18 vs. Houston 4:00 p.m.

Individual game tickets can be purchased on Tuesday, March 18th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. during a special on-sale event in the Madison Square Garden Box Office. Beginning at noon on Wednesday, March 19th tickets can be purchased by calling 1-877-WNBA-TIX, in addition, tickets will be available at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets and online at nyliberty.com. To purchase a ticket plan, please call (212) 465-6073 and for Group Sales call (212) 465-6080.