CRYSTAL LANGHORNE NAMED WNBA PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Washington, D.C. –Washington Mystics forward/center Crystal Langhorne received player of the week honors for games played the week of June 21 against the Chicago Sky, Los Angeles Sparks and the Phoenix Mercury. Langhorne was the game’s leading scorer in her last three contests. On June 24 against the Los Angeles Sparks, she set a new career high in points scored with 27. Three days later, she set a new career high of 31 points against the Mercury. It is the first time in her WNBA career that Langhorne has been named player of the week. She averaged for the week a double double with 27.7 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per game, added 2.7 steals per game while shooting 69% from the field.
The Mystics are currently in second place in the eastern conference and will make its first National television appearance on ESPN2 on Tuesday, June 29 when the defending Eastern Conference Champions, Indiana Fever come to Verizon Center. Tip-off is at 7:00 p.m. Season and group tickets for the 2010 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 WNBA’s Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C., the Baltimore-Washington Ticketmaster franchise, and Kettler Capitals Iceplex - the training facility for the Washington Capitals. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of the Patriot Center arena at George Mason University.