Lynx Preseason Index 2003

Minnesota Lynx
Preseason Schedule

 Tues., May 6
 Target Center
 Lynx 86, Shock 72
 Box | Quotes | Photos
 Lynx School Day


 Fri., May 9
 Mayo Civic Center
 (Rochester, Minn.)
 Mystics 52, Lynx 46
 Box score | Quotes


 Wed., May 14
 (Birch Run, Mich.)
 Lynx 72, Shock 64
 Box score

The Lynx finished the preseason with a 2-1 record.


Lynx preseason statistics | Photo roster
Lynx set preseason attendance record in victory over the Shock
WNBA.com's Lynx preview
Coach McConnell Serio's media teleconference transcript
Q&A with McConnell Serio
Media Day Photos | Quotes
New WNBA uniforms in 2003


2003 Lynx Opening Night Roster
No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birthdate College/Year Yrs
25 Svetlana Abrosimova F 6-2 169 7/9/80 Connecticut '01 2
40 Jordan Adams F 6-3 180 5/24/81 New Mexico '03 R
33 Janell Burse C 6-5 199 5/19/79 Tulane '01 2
4 Teresa Edwards G 5-11 155 7/19/64 Georgia '86 R
32 Shaunzinski Gortman G 6-1 156 12/7/79 South Carolina '02 1
8 Kristi Harrower G 5-4 139 3/4/75 Australia 4
34 Lynn Pride F 6-2 180 10/16/78 Kansas '00 3
55 Sheri Sam F 6-0 160 5/5/74 Vanderbilt '96 4
23 Georgia Schweitzer* G 6-0 160 1/31/79 Duke '01 2
30 Katie Smith G 5-11 175 6/4/74 Ohio State '96 4
31 Michele Van Gorp C 6-6 187 5/10/77 Duke '99 4
20 Tamika Williams F 6-2 205 4/12/80 Connecticut '02 1

* On Injured List to begin the regular season

Head Coach: Suzie McConnell Serio (Penn State '88)
Assistant Coaches: Nancy Darsch (Springfield College '73), Carolyn Jenkins (California-Berkeley '90)
Athletic Trainer: Alisha Deneen (Bethel College '98)


Lynx Transactions

May 21: Announced Opening Night roster
May 20: Released Sonia Chase and Gwen Slaughter
May 19: Lynx trade Tamara Moore to Detroit for a 2004 third-round draft pick
May 16: Lynx re-sign Kristi Harrower
May 15: Lynx re-sign Michele Van Gorp, waive Carolyn Moos
May 11: Lynx re-sign Janell Burse, release Carla Bennett and Lindsey Meder
May 7: Lynx release LaTonya Sims, Sonja Tate and Chana Perry
May 5: Lynx sign Sheri Sam
May 4: Lynx re-sign Svetlana Abrosimova
May 2: Lynx sign Carolyn Moos
May 1: Lynx sign Katie Smith, Teresa Edwards, Georgia Schweitzer, LaTonya Sims, Gwen Slaughter
April 30: Lynx sign Lynn Pride, Jordan Adams, Carla Bennett, Sonia Chase
April 30: Shanele Stires retires
April 25: Lynx select Teresa Edwards, Jordan Adams, Carla Bennett in WNBA Draft
April 25: Lynx hire Carolyn Jenkins as assistant coach
April 24: Lynx select Sheri Sam in dispersal draft
Feb. 20: Lynx hire Nancy Darsch as assistant coach
Jan. 21: Lynx hire Suzie McConnell Serio as head coach


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