May 12, 2016
From the Chicago Sky:
CHICAGO– Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman has finalized her roster to begin the 2016 regular season. The roster features 11 returning players, including reigning WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne, back-to-back WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year Allie Quigley and seven-time WNBA All-Star Cappie Pondexter. The addition of first round draft pick Imani Boyette rounds out Chicago’s 2016 roster.
The Sky begins the 34-game regular season under the direction of sixth-year Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman on Saturday, May 14 against the Connecticut Sun. The game features the debut of first-year Sun Head Coach Curt Miller and the first opportunity for Sky fans to see the 6-foot-7 Boyette in action. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. CT at Allstate Arena.
With flexible ticket packages, fans can make the Sky’s schedule revolve around their own this year. Individual lower bowl tickets to see the Sky in action start as low as $18 per game and groups (10 or more) can save up to $9 per ticket. Sky games are fun for the whole family and make for great company outings and with all-inclusive food and drink options from the Sky Deck starting as low as $34 a ticket for all Friday, Saturday and Sunday games throughout the season. Complimentary parking is included with all regular season home game ticket purchases in 2016. To learn more call 866.SKY.WNBA or visit CHICAGOSKY.NET.
The Sky’s 2016 regular season roster is below:
2016 CHICAGO SKY ROSTER
NUM PLAYER POS HT WT DOB FROM YRS
34 Imani Boyette C 6-7 195 10/11/1994 Texas R
51 Jessica Breland F 6-3 170 02/23/1988 North Carolina 4
11 Elena Delle Donne G-F 6-5 188 09/05/1989 Delaware 3
41 Erika de Souza C 6-5 190 03/09/1982 Brazil 10
8 Clarissa dos Santos C 6-1 196 03/10/1988 Brazil 1
21 Jamierra Faulkner G 5-6 141 03/09/1992 Southern Mississippi 2
44 Betnijah Laney G-F 6-0 160 10/29/1993 Rutgers 1
32 Cheyenne Parker F 6-4 190 08/22/1992 Middle Tennessee State 1
23 Cappie Pondexter G 5-9 160 01/07/1983 Rutgers 10
14 Allie Quigley G 5-10 140 06/20/1986 DePaul 7
22 Courtney Vandersloot G 5-8 145 02/08/1989 Gonzaga 5
1 Tamera Young F 6-2 170 10/30/1986 James Madison 8
HEAD COACH Pokey Chatman (College Louisiana State)
ASSISTANT COACHES Christie Sides (College – Louisiana Tech)
Jonah Herscu (College – Lake Forest)