Silver Stars Announce Final Roster

SAN ANTONIO – The Silver Stars today announced that they have waived forwards Kalisha Keane and Porsha Phillips and guard Loree Moore. The San Antonio roster is now finalized with 11 players.

The 2012 final roster consists of seven veterans from last season, two WNBA veterans that were acquired during the offseason, first round draft pick Shenise Johnson and Chilean rookie Ziomara Morrison.

Seven players on the 2012 roster have received WNBA All-Star nods during their careers – Danielle Adams (2011), Jayne Appel (2010), Shameka Christon (2006), Becky Hammon (2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011), Jia Perkins (2009), Tangela Smith (2006) and Sophia Young (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010). Additionally, two players on the 2012 roster have won WNBA Championships – Tully Bevilaqua (2004) and Smith (2007, 2009).

San Antonio Opening Day Roster
NUM PLAYER POS HT WT DOB   FROM YRS
23 Danielle Adams F-C 6-1 239 02/19/1989   Texas A&M 1
32 Jayne Appel C 6-4 210 05/14/1988   Stanford 2
41 Tully Bevilaqua G 5-7 145 07/19/1972   Australia 13
20 Shameka Christon F 6-1 174 02/15/1982   Arkansas 7
25 Becky Hammon G 5-6 136 03/11/1977   Colorado State 13
42 Shenise Johnson G 5-11 12/08/1990   Miami (Fla.) R
17 Ziomara Morrison C 6-4 02/15/1989   R
7 Jia Perkins G 5-8 155 02/23/1982   Texas Tech 8
13 Danielle Robinson G 5-9 125 05/10/1989   Oklahoma 1
50 Tangela Smith C 6-3 158 04/01/1977   Iowa 14
33 Sophia Young F 6-1 165 12/15/1983   Baylor 6


The Silver Stars open the 2012 season on May 19 at Tulsa before tipping off the home schedule against the Chicago Sky on May 30 at 7 p.m. Individual tickets as well as full and partial season ticket plans are available online at SASilverStars.com or by calling (210) 444-5090.