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Chicago Sky Waive Evelyn Akhator

May 15, 2019 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Chicago Sky News Release

ICAGO - The Chicago Sky has waived forward Evelyn Akhator, the team announced today.

Akhator was signed to a training camp contract by Chicago on February 13 after competing overseas for Besiktas in Istanbul, Turkey. A 6-foot-3 Nigerian former University of Kentucky standout, Akhator was originally drafted with the No. 3 overall pick of the 2017 WNBA Draft by the Dallas Wings.

The Sky face the Indiana Fever at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Thursday, May 15 at 11 a.m. CST for their second and final preseason game before the 2019 regular season.

TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

NO. PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP DOB COLLEGE

0 Chloe Jackson G 5-8 R 08/21/96 Baylor

1 Diamond DeShields G 6-1 1 07/21/95 Tennessee

2 Kahleah Copper G-F 6-1 3 04/07/95 Rutgers

11 Allazia Blockton G 6-0 R 01/11/97 Marquette

14 Allie Quigley G 5-10 10 06/20/86 DePaul

15 Gabby Williams F 5-11 1 09/09/96 Connecticut

21 Jamierra Faulkner* G 5-6 4 03/09/92 Southern Mississippi

22 Courtney Vandersloot G 5-8 8 02/08/89 Gonzaga

23 Linnae Harper G 5-8 1 01/31/95 Ohio State

24 Hind Ben Abdelkader G 5-8 1 07/21/95 California

25 Victoria Macaulay C 6-4 1 08/07/90 Temple

31 Stefanie Dolson C 6-5 5 01/08/92 Connecticut

32 Cheyenne Parker F 6-4 4 08/22/92 Middle Tennessee State

33 Katie Lou Samuelson G-F 6-3 R 06/13/97 Connecticut

41 Alaina Coates C 6-4 1 04/07/95 South Carolina

45 Astou Ndour* C 6-5 3 08/22/94 Senegal

* = Arriving to training camp at a later date

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