Mystics Waive Holmes and Reid

The Washington Mystics waived guard Maurita Reid and forward Sequoia Holmes, General Manager & Head Coach Trudi Lacey announced today. Rookie Ta‘Shia Phillips made her training camp debut yesterday while fellow rookies Karima Christmas and Jasmine Thomas participated in their first practice today. The Mystics will hold their media day tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. on the practice court at Verizon Center. Media planning on attending need to RSVP to credentials@monumentalsports.com.

Following is the current Mystics 2011 training camp roster:

Number Player Position Height/Weight Birthdate College WNBA Exp.
22 Matee Ajavon G 5-8, 160 lbs. 5/07/86 Rutgers 3
21 Nicky Anosike C 6-3, 210 lbs. 2/27/86 Tennessee 3
20 Alana Beard G/F 5-11, 160 lbs. 5/14/82 Duke 6
13 Karima Christmas G/F 6-0, N/A 9/11/89 Duke R
4 Marissa Coleman G/F 6-1, 160 lbs. 1/04/87 Maryland 2
25 Monique Currie F 6-0, 177 lbs. 2/25/83 Duke 4
11 Victoria Dunlap F 6-1, N/A 9/19/89 Kentucky R
40 Megan Frazee F 6-3, 191 lbs. 3/29/87 Liberty 2
12 Ashley Houts G 5-6, 145 lbs. 12/31/87 Georgia 1
1 Crystal Langhorne F/C 6-2, 190 lbs. 10/27/86 Maryland 3
44 Chasity Melvin C/F 6-3, 185 lbs. 5/03/76 North Carolina State 11
2 Kelly Miller G 5-10, 140 lbs. 9/6/78 Georgia 10
53 Ta'Shia Phillips C 6-6, N/A 1/24/89 Xavier (Ohio) R
  Angel Robinson F 6-5, N/A 4/20/87 Georgia R
5 Jasmine Thomas G 5-9, N/A 9/30/89 Duke R

The Washington Mystics will tip off their 14th season on Saturday, June 4, on the road against the Connecticut Sun at 7:00 p.m. Washington’s home opener at Verizon Center is Saturday, June 11, at 7:00 p.m. against the Chicago Sky. Season and group tickets for the 2011 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 website at www.washingtonmystics.com. Individual tickets for the Mystics season are currently on sale.

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 group also owns and operates the NBA’S Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals and Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals, and George Mason University's Patriot Center.