Lynx Release Tasha Butts

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Minneapolis/St. Paul - The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has released guard Tasha Butts.

Butts, drafted by the Lynx in the second round (20th overall) of the 2004 WNBA Draft, played in 30 games off the bench for Minnesota a season ago, averaging 2.5 points, 2.1 rebounds and 14.1 minutes per game. She appeared in all three (one start) 2005 preseason games for the Lynx.

No.

Player

Pos

Ht

Wt

Birthdate

College/Year

Yrs

25

Svetlana Abrosimova

F

6-2

169

07/09/80

Connecticut '01

4

21

Jacqueline Batteast

F

6-2

175

03/26/83

Notre Dame '05

R

8

Kristi Harrower

G

5-4

139

03/04/75

Australia

5

55

Vanessa Hayden

C

6-4

224

06/05/82

Florida '04

1

23

Amber Jacobs

G

5-8

147

06/29/82

Boston College '04

1

2

Susan King Borchardt

G

5-7

145

07/27/81

Stanford '05

R

24

Amanda Lassiter

F

6-1

153

06/09/79

Missouri '01

4

5

Stacey Lovelace

F

6-4

170

12/05/74

Purdue '96

3

44

Kristen Mann

F

6-2

180

08/10/83

UC Santa Barbara '05

R

11

Nuria Martinez

G

5-9

167

02/29/84

Spain

R

3

Nicole Ohlde

F

6-5

180

03/13/82

Kansas State'04

1

30

Katie Smith

G

5-11

175

06/04/74

Ohio State '96

5

20

Tamika Williams

F

6-2

205

04/12/80

Connecticut '02

3

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