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Sun Announce Final Roster

May 23, 2019 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Connecticut Sun News Release

Uncasville, Conn. - The Connecticut Sun finalized its roster today as it prepares to open the 17th season at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday evening, hosting the Washington Mystics at 7:30 p.m.

Nine members of the 2018 team made the final roster, including Rachel Banham, Jasmine Thomas, Courtney Williams, Layshia Clarendon, Alyssa Thomas, Morgan Tuck, Jonquel Jones, Shekinna Stricklen and Brionna Jones.

Newcomers to the team are rookie guard/forward Bridget Carlton and forward/center Kristine Anigwe. Bria Holmes, who missed the 2018 Sun season due to pregnancy, will also be suiting up for the Sun this season.

The Sun will open the 2019 WNBA season against the Washington Mystics on May 25th. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena. Tickets are on sale now for all 17 regular season home games and can be purchased by visiting or calling 1-877-SUN-TIXX.


No. Player Pos. Ht. DOB College WNBA Exp.

1 Rachel Banham G 5-9 7/15/93 Minnesota 3

5 Jasmine Thomas G 5-9 9/30/89 Duke 8

10 Courtney Williams G 5-8 5/11/94 South Florida 3

21 Bridget Carleton G/F 6-1 5/22/97 Iowa State R

23 Layshia Clarendon G 5-9 5/2/91 California 6

25 Alyssa Thomas F 6-2 4/12/92 Maryland 5

31 Kristine Anigwe F/C 6-4 3/31/97 California R

32 Bria Holmes G 6-1 4/19/94 West Virginia 2

33 Morgan Tuck F 6-2 4/30/94 UConn 3

35 Jonquel Jones F/C 6-6 1/5/94 George Washington 3

40 Shekinna Stricklen G/F 6-2 7/30/90 Tennessee 7

42 Brionna Jones F 6-3 12/18/95 Maryland 2

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