Arlington, TX – The Dallas Wings President & CEO Greg Bibb and Head Coach Fred Williams have finalized the team’s roster for the 2017 regular season, which begins Saturday, May 14, in Phoenix against the Mercury. Tip-off is at 5 pm CT.
The roster features six returning players, including All-Star guard Skylar Diggins-Smith, 2016 WNBA All-Rookie Team member Aerial Powers, along with Glory Johnson, Karima Christmas-Kelly, Courtney Paris and Theresa Plaisance. This group is joined by training camp invitee Kayla Thornton, 2017 draft class top pick Evelyn Akhator (3rd overall), Allisha Gray (4th) and Kaela Davis (10th), Breanna Lewis (23rd) and Saniya Chong (26th).
“It’s been a very competitive training camp,” stated head coach Fred Williams. “We are very excited about our 12-player selected roster. I’m looking forward to an exciting season.”
The Wings continue preparation for their second season in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The team opens the regular season on the road at Phoenix, prior to a May 20 home opener against the Minnesota Lynx at 7 p.m. at the College Park Center.
Season ticket packages and individual tickets are available. Fans can purchase by calling 817.469.9464 or by visiting dallaswings.com.
2017 DALLAS WINGS ROSTER
|4||Skylar Diggins-Smith||G||5-9||145||8/2/1990||Notre Dame||4|
|6||Kayla Thornton||F||6-1||190||10/20/1992||UT-El Paso||1|
|10||Kaela Davis||F||6-2||170||3/15/1995||South Carolina||R||KAY-luh|
|15||Allisha Gray||G||6-0||167||1/12/1995||South Carolina||R||UH-LEE-shuh|
|22||Breanna Lewis||C||6-5||205||6/22/1994||Kansas State||R||BREE-AW-nuh|
|23||Aerial Powers||G||6-0||157||1/17/1994||Michigan State||1||AIR-ee-ul|