MONTVILLE, Conn. — The Connecticut Sun announced that they have finalized their opening day roster for Friday.
The 2023 roster has five returning from the 2022 season including reigning WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, Brionna Jones, 2022 WNBA All-Star and All-WNBA Second Team member, Alyssa Thomas, and four-time WNBA All Star and league veteran, DeWanna Bonner. Natisha Hiedeman, the Sun’s 2022 starting point guard, along with three-year guard, DiJonai Carrington round out the returners for the 2023 season.
The Sun also added key roster pieces by way of off-season trades including ten-year league veteran, Tiffany Hayes. Guards Rebecca Allen, Leigha Brown and Tyasha Harris, forward, Lauren Cox and former UConn center, Olivia Nelson-Ododa.
Connecticut Sun Coaching Staff:
Head Coach: Stephanie White
Assistant Coach: Briann January
Assistant Coach: Austin Kelly
Assistant Coach: Abi Olajuwon
Connecticut will tip off the 2023 regular season on May 19 at the Indiana Fever at 7:00 p.m.
The Sun will return to Mohegan Sun Arena on May 21 for its Home Opener against the Washington Mystics at 1:00 p.m.
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