UNCASVILLE, Conn. (June 10, 2013) The Connecticut Sun announced today that it has signed Iziane Castro Marques. To make space on the roster, Natasha Lacy was waived.
Per team policy, no terms were announced.
The Sun also signed Sydney Carter as a replacement player under the emergency hardship clause after injuries to Renee Montgomery (sprained left ankle) and Tan White (broken right finger).
Castro Marques, a 10-year WNBA veteran, spent the second half of 2012 WNBA season with the Washington Mystics, playing in 11 games while averaging 3.1 points per game. For her career the 6-foot guard has played in 278 games, averaging 9.7 points and two rebounds per game.
Lacy, who signed with the Sun as a free agent on February 21st, played in three games for Connecticut this season. She averaged 2.3 points and five rebounds in those contests.
Carter, a 5-foot-6 guard, was selected in the third round (27th overall) of the 2012 WNBA Draft by the Chicago Sky. She played one game for the Sky that season, collecting four points and one steal on June 23rd at Minnesota. Carter was signed to a training camp contract by the Atlanta Dream on March 18, 2013 and averaged five points and 2.5 rebounds in two preseason games for the Dream before being waived on May 22nd.
Connecticut will be in action next on Wednesday at Indiana at 8 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.