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Auburn Hills, MI - May 10,2005 - Detroit Shock Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel Bill Laimbeer announced today that Detroit has released Eafton Hill and Jenni Lingor.

The Shock selected Lingor in the third round (No. 33 overall) in the 2005 WNBA Draft. The 5-10 guard from Southwest Missouri State played in both of Detroit�s preseason games, averaging 4.0 points, 1.0 assists and 1.50 assists in 15.0 minutes of action.

Detroit signed Hill as a rookie free agent prior to the start of training camp. The 6-1 forward from Drury University also played in both of the Shock�s preseason games, averaging 3.5 points in 6.0 minutes.

The Shock roster currently stands at 15 players with two of those players (Chandi Jones and Irina Osipova) fulfilling their overseas playing commitments.

Detroit is 1-1 on the preseason with one game remaining, Sunday, May 15 vs. the New York Liberty at Albany, New York�s Pepsi Arena.

The Detroit Shock open the 2005 WNBA Season vs. the 2004 Eastern Conference Champion Connecticut Sun on Saturday, May 21 at 1 p.m. at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Season tickets are available by calling 248.377.0100 or by logging on to