Connecticut Sun Head Coach and General Manager Curt Miller today finalized the 2021 Sun training camp roster. The team will gear up for training camp on Sunday, April 25 in Uncasville, CT at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Connecticut will head into camp with a 22-player roster, but due to overseas commitments, Jonquel Jones, Briann January, Jasmine Thomas, DeWanna Bonner, Brionna Jones and Beatrice Mompremier will arrive late. Other returners from the 2020 Sun roster that will be present at camp include seven-year veteran, Alyssa Thomas, third-year guard Natisha Hiedeman and Kaila Charles, who returns for her second season. Thomas will also be late to training camp.
The Sun’s three draftees, DiJonai Carrington (No. 20), Micaela Kelly (No. 21) and Aleah Goodman (No. 30) will also be in attendance. Additionally, 10 other players received an invite to training camp. Tanaya Atkinson, Morgan Bertsch, Feyonda Fitzgerald, Brianna Fraser, Kai James, Stephanie Jones, Teana Muldrow, Vionise Pierre-Louis, Kamiah Smalls and Sydney Wallace will compete for a spot on the Connecticut Sun’s 2021 roster. Fraser and Smalls will be late to camp.
By no later than 5pm ET on May 13, the Sun will announce their opening day roster. The WNBA’s preseason schedule – including games and scrimmages – tips off on May 1 and will conclude May 11. Connecticut will host New York for a closed scrimmage on May 3 and will visit Dallas for a preseason game on May 8.
Connecticut 2021 Training Camp Roster
|No||Player||Position||Date of Birth||College||Experience|
|11||Aleah Goodman||G||11/24/1998||Oregon State||R|
|7||Kai James||C||7/26/1995||Florida State||R|
|20||Briann January*||G||1/11/1987||Arizona State||12|
|35||Jonquel Jones*||F||1/5/1994||George Washington||4|
|12||Micaela Kelly||G||7/2/1998||Central Michigan||R|
|14||Teana Muldrow||F||12/16/1995||West Virginia||1|
|8||Kamiah Smalls*||G||4/17/1998||James Madison||1|
|23||Sydney Wallace||G||12/6/1993||Georgia Tech||R|
*Will arrive late to training camp
General Manager & Head Coach: Curt Miller
Assistant Coaches: Brandi Poole, Chris Koclanes
Head Athletic Trainer: Nicole Alexander
Strength & Conditioning: Analisse Rios
Basketball Operations Manager: Peter Feeney
Connecticut will tip-off the 2021 season on Friday, May 14 against the Atlanta Dream. The Sun will return home on Sunday, May 16 for a game against the Phoenix Mercury at 7pm. This will mark the team’s first time on the Mohegan hardwood since Game 4 of the WNBA Finals against the Washington Mystics on October 8, 2019. For additional information on the team visit connecticutsun.com.