BEARD, LANGHORNE SELECTED TO EUROLEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME

Washington, D.C. – Washington Mystics players, guard Alana Beard and forward Crystal Langhorne have been selected to the 2009 Euroleague All-Star game scheduled to be played in Paris, France on March 8th.

Beard is averaging 14.7 points per game, 4.0 rebounds per game and 2.5 steals while Langhorne is netting 17.1 points per game and 9.9 rebounds per game. Both players made their Euroleague debut this season. Langhorne is ranked second in the league in double doubles while Beard is ranked fifth in steals.

The Washington Mystics will tip off the 2009 season on Saturday, June 6th, on the road against the Connecticut Sun. Washington will host the club’s home opener on Sunday, June 7th, against the Atlanta Dream. Season tickets for the 2009 season are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the Mystics Sales Office at 1-877-DC-HOOP1 or by visiting the Mystics web site at www.washingtonmystics.com.