Mystics Set Final Roster
Washington, D.C. - Washington Mystics Head Coach Mike Thibault announced the 2019 Washington Mystics roster ahead of the season opener against the Connecticut Sun on May 25.
Leading the way for the Mystics will be veterans Natasha Cloud, Elena Delle Donne, and Kristi Toliver. Fans will also have a chance to see Emma Meesseman who missed the 2018 season due to her commitment to the Belgium National Team.
Single game tickets for the home opener on June 1 against the Atlanta Dream are currently on sale. Fans can purchase tickets by calling 1-877-324-6671, by visiting www.WashingtonMystics.com and at all local Ticketmaster outlets. Single game tickets start at $12 per game.
The following is the 2019 Washington Mystics roster:
No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate College WNBA Yrs.
7 Ariel Atkins G 5-8 167 07/30/96 Texas 1
9 Natasha Cloud G 5-9 160 02/22/92 St. Joe's 4
11 Elena Delle Donne F/G 6-5 187 09/05/89 Delaware 6
21 Tianna Hawkins F 6-3 186 03/02/91 Maryland 5
2 Myisha Hines-Allen F 6-1 200 05/30/96 Louisville 1
5 Kiara Leslie I G 6-0 175 12/06/95 NC State R
33 Emma Meesseman F 6-4 191 05/13/93 Belgium 5
6 Kim Mestdagh G 5-9 154 03/12/90 Belgium/Colorado State R
23 Aerial Powers I F 5-9 159 01/17/94 MSU 3
30 LaToya Sanders F/C 6-2 170 09/11/86 UNC 6
20 Kristi Toliver G 5-7 130 01/27/87 Maryland 10
32 Shatori Walker-Kimbrough G 5-9 140 05/18/95 Maryland 2
As Washington prepares for their June 1 home opener, the team will participate in The Atlantic's "Athletes + Activism," panel taking place on the main court at ESA. The first-of-its-kind event, led by staff writer Jemele Hill, will look at times when social change and athletics intersect. The event will feature guard Natasha Cloud as well as a host of athletes and activists such as Dr. John Carlos, hockey player Hillary Knight, Briana Scurry, two-time Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion; Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first Muslim American woman to wear a hijab while competing for the United States in the 2016 Olympics, Martellus Bennett, former NFL player, Damion Thomas, sports curator at the National Museum of African American History and Culture; Christine Brennan, USA Today columnist and Hudson Taylor, founder, executive director, and board member of Athlete Ally.
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