MYSTICS CONTINUE TO TRIM ROSTER

Washington, D.C. – General Manager Angela Taylor announced the release of forward Kristen Mann and center Kelly Schumacher by the team today. The Mystics training camp roster stands at 12 with the final team to be announced tomorrow.

Following is the Mystics current roster:

NUM PLAYER POS HT WT DOB FROM YRS
22 Matee Ajavon G 5-8 160 05/07/1986 Rutgers 1
20 Alana Beard G-F 5-11 160 05/14/1982 Duke 5
32 Nikki Blue G 5-8 163 04/29/1984 UCLA 3
4 Marissa Coleman G-F 6-1 160 01/04/1987 Maryland R
25 Monique Currie F 6-0 177 02/25/1983 Duke 3
10 Lindsey Harding G 5-8 139 06/12/1984 Duke 2
34 Tasha Humphrey C 6-3 190 12/29/1985 Georgia 1
1 Crystal Langhorne F- C 6-2 190 10/27/0986 Maryland 1
44 Chasity Melvin C-F 6-3 185 05/03/1976 NC State 10
33 Bernice Mosby F 6-1 140 02/14/1984 Baylor 2
41 Josephine Owino C 6-3 - 08/28/1983 Union R
43 Nakia Sanford F-C 6-4 200 05/10/1976 Kansas 6

The Washington Mystics will tip off the 2009 season on Saturday, June 6, on the road against the Connecticut Sun. Washington will host the club’s home opener on Sunday, June 7, against the Atlanta Dream. Season and group 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.

The Washington Mystics organization is dedicated to providing affordable entertainment, serving as an impactful community partner and maintaining accessibility to positive female role models. Supported by passionate fans, the Mystics are elite, hardworking athletes continually striving to win a Championship.