Mystics Add Breland & Wisdom-Hylton To Roster

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Mystics General Manager and Head Coach Trudi Lacey announced today the addition of forwards Jessica Breland and Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton.

The 6’3 Breland spent the 2011 season on the roster of the Connecticut Sun. She was drafted 13th overall in the 2011 WNBA draft by the Minnesota Lynx. Breland finished her collegiate career at the University of North Carolina where she was named to the 2010-11 ACC All-tournament team.

Wisdom-Hylton was selected by the Los Angeles Sparks 13th overall in the 2009 WNBA draft. She spent two seasons with the Sparks before joining the Chicago Sky for the 2011 season. Her career averages include 2.9 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. A standout at Purdue University, Wisdom-Hylton was named to the All-Big Ten First team and the All-Defensive Big Ten team.

Washington waived Laura Harper and Ashley Walker. The training camp roster currently stands at 15.

The Washington Mystics will tip off the 2012 season on Saturday, May 19 against the Chicago Sky. Season tickets for the 2012 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.

Celebrating their 15th season, 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.