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Seattle Storm Announces 2013 Training Camp Roster
Practices Begin Sunday, May 5 at Royal Brougham Pavilion

May 2, 2013


SEATTLE - The Seattle Storm has announced its 15-player training camp roster for the upcoming 2013 WNBA season. The teamís first practice will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Royal Brougham Pavilion on the campus of Seattle Pacific University.

Free agents Noelle Quinn and Nakia Sanford join camp invitees Alysha Clark, Chay Shegog, Cierra Bravard, Katelan Redmon, Keisha Hampton and Sam MacKay for the first day of training camp. The Stormís 2013 draft picks, Tianna Hawkins, (sixth overall), Chelsea Poppens, (18th overall), and Jasmine James, (30th overall) will also report on May 5. The Storm rounds out the squad with returning veterans Tanisha Wright, Camille Little, Tina Thompson and second-year player Shekinna Stricklen. Temeka Johnson, an eight-year WNBA veteran signed as a free agent, is expected to arrive Tuesday, May 7.

Seattle travels to Los Angeles for their first preseason game at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 12. The game will be held at Walter Pyramid on the campus of Long Beach State in Long Beach, Calif. The team will return to Seattle to host Tulsa on Friday, May 17 in the last preseason matchup of 2013, with a 7 p.m. tipoff at KeyArena.

The roster will be trimmed to 11 by May 23 to open the 2013 WNBA regular season schedule at Los Angeles on May 26. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

2013 Training Camp Roster
No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. D.O.B. From YRS
10 Sue Bird G 5-9 150 10/16/80 Connecticut '02 11
14 Cierra Bravard F 6-4 10/14/89 Florida State '12 R
32 Alysha Clark F 5-10 167 07/07/87 M. Tenn. St. '10 1
24 Keisha Hampton F 6-2 170 02/22/90 DePaul '12 R
21 Tianna Hawkins F 6-3 03/02/91 Maryland '13 R
15 Lauren Jackson C 6-6 187 05/11/81 Australia 12
3 Jasmine James G 5-9 07/29/91 Georgia '13 R
2 Temeka Johnson G 5-3 142 09/06/82 Louisiana State '05 8
20 Camille Little F 6-2 180 01/18/85 North Carolina '07 6
4 Samantha MacKay G 5-8 05/24/91 Dayton '13 R
33 Chelsea Poppens F 6-2 02/19/91 Iowa State '13 R
45 Noelle Quinn G 6-0 175 01/03/85 UCLA '07 6
23 Katelan Redmon G/F 6-1 10/11/88 Gonzaga '12 1
43 Nakia Sanford C/F 6-4 190 05/10/76 Kansas '99 10
34 Chay Shegog C 6-5 202 02/22/90 North Carolina '12 1
40 Shekinna Stricklen F/G 6-2 178 07/30/90 Tennessee '12 1
7 Tina Thompson F 6-2 178 02/10/75 USC '97 16
30 Tanisha Wright G 5-11 165 11/29/83 Penn State '05 8

HEAD COACH: Brian Agler (Wittenberg)
ASSISTANT COACH: Nancy Darsch (Springfield College)
ASSISTANT COACH: Jenny Boucek (Virginia)
ATHLETIC TRAINER: Tom Spencer (Central Washington)
BASKETBALL OPERATIONS: Derek Liebert (Xavier)



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