Training Camp Central

A Second Round Christmas Gift

On April 11th, Trudi Lacey sat in the draft room hoping that her second round target would continue to fall to the Mystics at pick #23. When the pick finally came up Lacey dialed the WNBA office and grabbed Karima Christmas. It has only been a few weeks, but it looks like the Mystics have found a second round gift in Christmas.

Mystics Waive Houts and Frazee

The Washington Mystics waived forward Megan Frazee and guard Ashley Houts, General Manager & Head Coach Trudi Lacey announced on Tuesday. The Mystics roster currently stands at 11. More: Mystics Waive Robinson and Melvin

Mystics Waive Robinson and Melvin

The Washington Mystics waived center Chasity Melvin and forward Angel Robinson, General Manager & Head Coach Trudi Lacey announced on Saturday. The Mystics roster currently stands at 13.

Mystics Knock Off Sky

Crystal Langhorne led the way with 15 points and nine rebounds as the Mystics moved to 2-0 in the preseason with a 66-55 win over the Sky at Verizon Center. Kelly Miller added 12 points in the win. More: Game Info | Photo Gallery Interviews: Trudi Lacey | Crystal Langhorne | Kelly Miller | Like the Mystics on Facebook | Follow on Twitter

Mystics Win Preseason Opener

Matee Ajavon hit the game-winning three-pointer with four seconds left as the Mystics came-from-behind in the second half to knock off the Liberty 60-57. Nicky Anosike led the Mystics with 14 points, and Kelly Miller and Karima Christmas both finished in double figures. Game Info | Photo Gallery | Postgame Quotes | Training Camp Central

Mystics vs. China Scrimmage

On Saturday, the Washington Mystics held a scrimmage against the Chinese National Team at Verizon Center. Crystal Langhorne led the team with 16 points in a win, 72-67. Click here to check out a photo gallery from Saturday's scrimmage. Videos: Game Highlights | Trudi Lacey Interview | Alana Beard Interview | Crystal Langhorne Interview | Jasmine Thomas Interview

Rookie Interviews

WashingtonMystics.com caught up with the Mystics' four rookies, Jasmine Thomas, Ta'Shia Phillips, Victoria Dunlap and Karima Christmas and talked to them about their first week of training camp. Interviews: Thomas | Phillips | Dunlap | Christmas

Training Camp: Day 6

On Friday, the Washington Mystics continued their week long training camp at Verizon Center. Click here to check out a photo gallery from Friday's practice. Videos: Practice Highlights | Trudi Lacey Interview

Position Breakdown

WashingtonMystics.com caught up with Mystics assistant coaches Laurie Byrd and Marianne Stanley and got their thoughts on how the backcourt and frontcourt look halfway through training camp. Video: Stanley on the Frontcourt | Byrd on the Backcourt

Training Camp: Day 5

On Thursday, the Washington Mystics continued their week long training camp at Verizon Center. Click here to check out a photo gallery from Thursday's morning practice. Videos: Practice Highlights | Trudi Lacey Interview

Mystics Host Media Day on Wednesday

Throughout media day, the Mystics players joined Andrew Rosen of WashingtonMystics.com for a live chat and also answered questions from fans. Day 4 Coverage: Media Day Photos | Practice Highlights | Lacey Interview

Mystics Waive Holmes and Reid

The Washington Mystics waived guard Maurita Reid and forward Sequoia Holmes, General Manager & Head Coach Trudi Lacey announced on Tuesday. 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.

Training Camp: Day 3

WashingtonMystics.com was on the scene on Day 3 of the Mystics training camp. Click here to check out video highlights and a photo gallery from practice. Interviews: Trudi Lacey | Marissa Coleman | Chasity Melvin

Training Camp: Day 2

WashingtonMystics.com was on the scene as the Mystics went through practice on Monday morning. Click here to check out video highlights and a photo gallery from practice. Interviews: Trudi Lacey | Nicky Anosike | Marissa Coleman

Training Camp: Day 1

On Sunday, the Washington Mystics held their first day of training camp. Click here to check out photos from the first day of camp. Video Interviews: Trudi Lacey | Alana Beard | Crystal Langhorne

Lacey Ready to Tip-Off Training Camp

For the past six months, Trudi Lacey has been focused on building the Mystics roster as General Manager of the team. On Sunday, Lacey will begin her other role the Mystics, head coach, as the team opens training camp with their first practice of the season at 1:00pm.

1-on-1 with Victoria Dunlap

Victoria Dunlap talks with WashingtonMystics.com about getting ready for training camp, draft day, and her play on the defensive end.

Q&A with Marissa Coleman

Andrew Rosen of WashingtonMystics.com recently caught up with Marissa Coleman and talked with her about her time overseas and getting ready for camp.

Thomas Excited to Play for Hometown Team

Jasmine Thomas still remembers the day she became a Mystics fan. She was 13 and her AAU team had just won the national championship. Upon returning home to D.C., the victors were invited to a Mystics game and recognized at half court.

Mystics Upgrade Their Frontcourt

On April 11th, Trudi Lacey sat in the Mystics draft room, hung up the phone with the league office, and after pausing for a moment, raised her arms in the air and screamed "We did it!'. When asked about the Mystics moves around and on draft day Lacey calls it “divine intervention”. In just under a week, Lacey had turned Lindsey Harding into a frontcourt that would rival any team in the WNBA.

TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
Number Player Height/Weight School
22 Matee Ajavon 5-8, 160 lbs. Rutgers
21 Nicky Anosike 6-3, 210 lbs. Tennessee
20 Alana Beard 5-11, 160 lbs. Duke
13 Karima Christmas 6-0, N/A Duke
4 Marissa Coleman 6-1, 160 lbs. Maryland
25 Monique Currie 6-0, 177 lbs. Duke
11 Victoria Dunlap 6-1, N/A Kentucky
1 Crystal Langhorne 6-2, 190 lbs. Maryland
2 Kelly Miller 5-10, 140 lbs. Georgia
53 Ta'Shia Phillips 6-6, N/A Xavier (Ohio)
5 Jasmine Thomas 5-9, N/A Duke