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Chicago Sky Set Roster for 2016 Season

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:


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)