LAUREN ERVIN ADDED TO MYSTICS ROSTER

Washington, D.C. – Washington Mystics Vice President and General Manager Angela Taylor announced today that Lauren Ervin has been added to the team’s roster. Ervin attended the University of Arkansas and was drafted in the third round of the 2008 WNBA Draft by the Connecticut Sun.

A 6’4 Forward, Ervin averaged 16 points and 11 rebounds per game prior to injuring her ACL during her senior year at Arkansas. In 2009, she played for the Connecticut Sun and averaged 2.0 points and 1.6 rebounds per game. Ervin brings a great deal of international experience to the Mystics. She played in Sweden during the 2008-2009 season and averaged 19 points and 12.1 rebounds per game while shooting 49.5% from the field. Ervin is currently playing in Turkey and is averaging 15.1 points and 12.9 rebounds per game.

"We are excited to bring Lauren in to compete for a position on our roster. Lauren is having a great season overseas in Turkey right now as she is leading the Turkish league in rebounding,” said Taylor. “She is a young post who is very active on the boards, runs the floor, capable of scoring on the low block, and presents great size in the post."

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.