WNBA Players

Lady Lions In the Pros

Twelve former Lady Lion players have played or coached professional women's basketball in the U.S.:

Alex Bentley '13Atlanta Dream, 2013
Connecticut Sun, 2014-present
Jess Brungo '04Connecticut Sun, 2004-06
Helen Darling '00Cleveland Rockers, 2000-03
Minnesota Lynx, 2004
Charlotte Sting, 2005-06
San Antonio Silver Stars, 2007-10
Andrea Garner '00Seattle Storm, 2000-01
Houston Comets, 2000
NWBL-San Jose Spiders, 2004-06
Kam Gissendanner '08Los Angeles Sparks, 2008
Missy Masley '95ABL-Colorado Xplosion 1997-98
ABL-Atlanta Glory, 1996-97
Kelly Mazzante '04Atlanta Dream, 2011
Phoenix Mercury, 2007-09
Charlotte Sting, 2004-06
NWBL-Lubbock Hawks, 2005-06
Suzie McConnell Serio '88Cleveland Rockers 1998-00
Head Coach, Minnesota Lynx, 2003-06
Tina Nicholson '96Cleveland Rockers, 1997
Angie Potthoff '97Minnesota Lynx, 1998-2001
Columbus Quest, 1997-98
Maren Walseth '01Sacramento Monarchs, 2001
Washington Mystics, 2002
Tanisha Wright '05Seattle Storm, 2005-present

Lady Lions in the WNBA Draft

YearPick (Rd.)TeamPlayer
1997#20 (3)ClevelandTina Nicholson
1998#16 (2)ClevelandSuzie McConnell Serio
1999#49 (4)MinnesotaAngie Potthoff
2000#17 (2)ClevelandHelen Darling
2000#32 (2)HoustonAndrea Garner
2001#46 (3)SacramentoMaren Walseth
2002#49 (3)Los AngelesRashana Barnes
2004#16 (2)ConnecticutJess Brungo
2004#18 (2)CharlotteKelly Mazzante
2005#12 (1)SeattleTanisha Wright
2007#38 (3)Los AngelesAmanda Brown
2010#24 (2)PhoenixTyra Grant
2013#12 (2)AtlantaAlex Bentley
2013#26 (3)PhoenixNikki Greene

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