Storm announce 2013 training camp roster

The Seattle Storm announced their 15-player training camp roster for the 2013 WNBA season on Thursday.

The team will hold its first practice on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Royal Brougham Pavilion on the campus of Seattle Pacific University.

Seattle will have to trim its 15-player roster down to 11 by May 23. The season opens in Los Angeles on May 26. The team’s home-opener will be June 2 at KeyArena. Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson are both on the training camp roster, but will miss the season with injury.

The training camp roster is as follows:

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate Exp From/Year

10 Sue Bird G 5-9 150 10/16/80 11 Connecticut ‘02

14 Cierra Bravard F 6-4 10/14/89 R Florida State ‘12

32 Alysha Clark F 5-10 167 7/7/87 1 M. Tenn St. ‘10

24 Keisha Hampton F 6-2 170 2/22/90 R DePaul ‘12

21 Tianna Hawkins F 6-3 3/2/91 R Maryland ‘13

15 Lauren Jackson C 6-6 187 5/11/81 12 Australia

3 Jasmine James G 5-9 7/29/91 R Georgia ‘13

2 Temeka Johnson G 5-3 142 9/6/82 8 Louisiana State ‘05

20 Camille Little F 6-2 180 1/18/85 6 North Carolina ‘07

4 Samantha MacKay G 5-8 5/24/91 R Dayton ‘13

33 Chelsea Poppens F 6-2 2/19/91 R Iowa State ‘13

45 Noelle Quinn G 6-0 175 1/3/85 6 UCLA ‘07

23 Katelan Redmon G/F 6-1 10/11/88 1 Gonzaga ‘12

43 Nakia Sanford C/F 6-4 190 5/10/76 10 Kansas ‘99

34 Chay Shegog C 6-5 202 2/22/90 1 North Carolina ‘12

40 Shekinna Stricklen F/G 6-2 178 7/30/90 1 Tennessee ‘12

7 Tina Thompson F 6-2 178 2/10/75 16 USC ‘97

30 Tanisha Wright G 5-11 165 11/29/83 8 Penn State ‘05

HEAD COACH: Brian Agler (Wittenberg)

ASSISTANT COACH: Nancy Darsch (Springfield College)

ASSISTANT COACH: Jenny Boucek (Virginia)

ATHLETIC TRAINER: Tom Spencer (Central Washington)

BASKETBALL OPERATIONS: Derek Liebert (Xavier)

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