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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Victoria Dunlap talks with WashingtonMystics.com about getting ready for training camp, draft day, and her play on the defensive end.
Andrew Rosen of WashingtonMystics.com recently caught up with Marissa Coleman and talked with her about her time overseas and getting ready for camp.
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.
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.
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