NEW YORK, NY – MAY 12, 2017 – Team President Isiah Thomas today announced the New York Liberty’s 12-player roster for the tipoff of the 2017 WNBA season.
|#1 Shavonte Zellous||5-10||G||Pittsburgh||8|
|#4 Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe||6-2||F||Simon Fraser (Canada)||R|
|#7 Kia Vaughn||6-4||C||Rutgers||8|
|#8 Bria Hartley||5-8||G||Connecticut||3|
|#9 Rebecca Allen||6-2||G||Australia||2|
|#10 Epiphanny Prince||5-9||G||Rutgers||7|
|#14 Sugar Rodgers||5-9||G||Georgetown||4|
|#15 Brittany Boyd||5-9||G||California||2|
|#17 Amanda Zahui B.||6-5||C||Minnesota||2|
|#21 Cierra Burdick||6-2||F||Tennessee||2|
|#31 Tina Charles||6-4||F||Connecticut||7|
|#41 Kiah Stokes||6-3||C||Connecticut||2|
The Liberty is coming off back-to-back 20-plus win seasons and WNBA Playoff berths. Last year, New York finished 21-13 overall, posting the best record in the Eastern Conference for the 2nd year in a row. Head coach Bill Laimbeer returns for his 5th season in New York. Over the past two years, Laimbeer has guided the Liberty to a 44-24 (.647) record.
The Liberty’s 2017 Home Opener presented by Kia Motors will be on Saturday, May 13, as New York hosts the San Antonio Stars at Madison Square Garden at 3 p.m. The 1st 5,000 fans in attendance will receive a Liberty rally towel courtesy of Kia.
New York Liberty single-game tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, online at NYLiberty.com, and Ticketmaster.com/NYLiberty. Season ticket packages are available by calling 212-465-6073 or by visiting NYLiberty.com.