Stars Finalize 2014 Opening Day Roster

SAN ANTONIO San Antonio Stars head coach and general manager Dan Hughes announced Thursday the team has waived forward Jessica Kuster, setting the roster for the start of the 2014 season. Kuster had signed a training camp contract with the Stars on April 21.

With the transaction, guard Heather Butler is the lone training camp invitee to make the final twelve. Butler and fellow rookie Kayla McBride join 10 returning players from the 2013 team to make up the 2014 squad.

Full Stars Roster:

# Player Pos. Ht. Wt. D.O.B. College/Country Hometown WNBA
23 Danielle Adams F-C 6-1 239 2/19/89 Texas A&M Kansas City, Mo. 3
40 Kayla Alexander C 6-4 195 1/5/91 Syracuse Milton, Ontario 1
32 Jayne Appel C 6-4 210 5/14/88 Stanford Pleasant Hill, Calif. 4
11 Heather Butler G 5-5 128 11/7/91 Tennessee Martin Medina, TN R
20 Shameka Christon F 6-2 174 2/15/82 Arkansas Hot Springs, Ark. 9
25 Becky Hammon G 5-6 136 3/11/77 Colorado State Rapid City, S.D. 15
42 Shenise Johnson G 5-11 172 12/8/90 Miami Henrietta, N.Y. 2
21 Kayla McBride G-F 5-11 174 6/25/92 Notre Dame Erie, PA R
7 Jia Perkins G 5-8 155 2/23/82 Texas Tech Granbury, Texas 10
13 Danielle Robinson G 5-9 125 5/10/89 Oklahoma San Jose, Calif. 3
0 Davellyn Whyte G 5-11 159 5/14/91 Arizona Phoenix, Ariz. 1
33 Sophia Young-Malcolm F 6-1 165 12/15/83 Baylor St. Vincent, Grenadines 9

The Stars tip-off the 2014 season, presented by CHRISTUS Santa Rosa and H-E-B, on the road on May 16 at 6:30 p.m. against the Atlanta Dream. The Stars will face the Tulsa Shock in the 2014 home opener on May 17 at 7 p.m. at the AT&T Center. Ticket plans for the upcoming season are now available. Visit SAStars.com or contact a Stars representative at 210-444-5090 for more information.

About the San Antonio Stars

The San Antonio Stars are one of four professional sports franchises owned and operated by Spurs Sports & Entertainment - the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), the Rampage (AHL) and the Austin Toros (NBA Development League) - and play their home games at the SS&E operated AT&T Center. The 2014 season will mark the teams 12th year in San Antonio, as the Utah Starzz relocated to the Alamo City in 2003. In operation since 1997, the WNBA - which features 12 teams - is the most successful women's professional team sports league in the world.