Liberty Beat Sun in Season Opener

The New York Liberty (1-0) defeated the Connecticut Sun (0-1) 75-54 on Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Three players scored in double figures for New York led by guard Cappie Pondexter with 17 points. Anna Cruz had 11 points and nine rebounds in her WNBA debut while Delisha Milton-Jones added 10 points and six boards. Tina Charles had nine points and nine rebounds in her first game with the Liberty.

The two teams met twice in the preseason with the Sun winning both match-ups. The Liberty won its season opener for the first time since 2011 when New York defeated Atlanta to start the year.

The Liberty will make their return to The Garden on Saturday, May 17 against the Chicago Sky at 8pm. The game will be televised on ESPN2.