NEW YORK LIBERTY ACQUIRE KATELAN REDMON



NEW YORK, NY – July 5, 2012 – The New York Liberty have acquired guard/forward Katelan Redmon through free agency. The announcement was made today by Head Coach and General Manager John Whisenant. Conditions of the contract were not released, per team policy.

Redmon, a rookie out of Gonzaga, was drafted by the Liberty with the 36th selection in the third round of the 2012 WNBA Draft. Appearing in one preseason game with New York, she recorded 10 points on 5-6 shooting from the field, three rebounds and one assist in 16 minutes of play versus the Connecticut Sun on May 7. She was waived on May 27.

“We were impressed with Katelan during training camp and are happy to have the opportunity to bring her back to New York,” said Head Coach John Whisenant. “We know she will come in and do the things we ask of her, and her ability to score will definitely bring a needed burst of energy off the bench.”

Redmon, a 6-1 guard/forward, began her collegiate career at the University of Washington where she was named to the Pacific-10 All-Freshman Team, leading the squad in scoring (11.8 ppg). She played her final two collegiate seasons at Gonzaga, averaging 14.0 ppg. In her final season she was named to the All-West Coast Conference Team becoming one of five players in Gonzaga history to score 600 or more points in a season, finishing with 600.

Single game tickets for Liberty home games at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ can be purchased by calling 212-465-6766 or by visiting NYLiberty.com.

The Liberty is calling Prudential Center home for its 2012 season, the second of three seasons during which Madison Square Garden continues its historic, top-to-bottom Transformation. Prudential Center is conveniently located 15 minutes away from The Garden by train.

For individual game media credentials to cover the Liberty during the 2012 season at Prudential Center, please email alyson.furch@msg.com.

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