Connecticut Sun Finalizes Opening Day Roster

Uncasville, CT (May 13, 2024) – Today, the Connecticut Sun announced that the team has finalized its opening day roster.

The 2024 roster has six returners from the 2023 season including the WNBA’s all-time leader in triple-doubles and 2023 All-WNBA First Team member, Alyssa Thomas, five-time WNBA All-Star DeWanna Bonner and two-time WNBA All-Star Brionna Jones. Guard-forward DiJonai Carrington is back for her fourth season in Connecticut, along with guard Tyasha Harris and center Olivia Nelson-Ododa who will suit up for their second seasons with the Sun.

Connecticut also welcomes key roster pieces by way of off-season trades and free agency including eight-year veteran guard Rachel Banham, who spent her first four seasons in the WNBA with the Sun from 2016-2019. Guards Moriah Jefferson and Tiffany Mitchell and forwards Astou Ndour-Fall and Queen Egbo, also join the Sun for the first time this season.

Connecticut Sun Opening Day Roster*

1 Rachel Banham G 5-10 181 7/15/93 8 Minnesota
24 DeWanna Bonner F-G 6-4 140 8/21/87 14 Auburn
21 DiJonai Carrington G-F 5-11 175 1/8/98 3 Baylor
0 Queen Egbo F-C 6-4 190 6/29/00 2 Baylor
52 Tyasha Harris G 5-10 152 5/1/98 4 South Carolina
4 Moriah Jefferson G 5-6 130 3/8/94 7 Connecticut
42 Brionna Jones F 6-3 215 12/18/95 7 Maryland
3 Tiffany Mitchell G 5-9 169 9/23/94 8 South Carolina
45 Astou Ndour-Fall C-F 6-5 173 8/22/94 6 Spain
10 Olivia Nelson-Ododa C 6-5 176 8/17/00 2 Connecticut
25 Alyssa Thomas F 6-2 203 4/12/92 10 Maryland


*Every Connecticut Sun player uses she/her pronouns.

Head Coach: Stephanie White (she/her)

Assistant Coach: Briann January (she/her)

Assistant Coach: Austin Kelly (he/him)

Assistant Coach: Abi Olajuwon (she/her)

General Manager: Darius Taylor (he/him)

Assistant General Manager: Morgan Tuck (she/her)

Player Development Coach: Keith Porter (he/him)

Director of Basketball Operations and Player Personnel: Peter Feeney (he/him)

Pronunciation Guide:

Rachel Banham- Rachel [Ban-um]

DeWanna Bonner- [Duh-wan-uh] [Bonn-er]

DiJonai Carrington- [Dee-JUH-nay] Carrington

Queen Egbo- Queen [egg-bow]

Tyasha Harris- [Tie-ay-sha] Harris

Moriah Jefferson- [More-i-uh] Jefferson

Brionna Jones- [Bree-On-ah] Jones

Tiffany Mitchell- Tiffany Mitchell

Astou Ndour-Fall- [ah-stew] [doo]-Fall

Olivia Nelson-Ododa- [Uh-liv-ia] Nelson [uh-dough-duh]

Alyssa Thomas- [Uh-lyss-uh] Thomas

Connecticut will tip off the 2024 regular season on Tuesday, May 14 against the Indiana Fever at 7:00 PM EST at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Established in 2003, the Connecticut Sun is a professional women’s basketball team in the Women’s National Basketball Association that takes residence at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. For additional information or to purchase season tickets, visit