Canes in the WNBA: Week 2

Canes in the WNBA: Week 2

Three of the best players to come through The U, Shenise Johnson (’12), Beatrice Mompremier (’20) and Riquna Williams (’12) were all in action with their respective WNBA teams this week.

Shenise Johnson, Minnesota Lynx

  • Has started all four games for the Lynx this season and is averaging 6.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists
  • Went 2-of-5 from the field in Minnesota’s loss to Seattle on July 28, to go along with two rebounds, two assist and a steal
  • Totaled nine points and a season-high four assists in the victory over Chicago on July 30
  • Hauled in a rebound in five minutes of action against Connecticut on Aug. 1


Beatrice Mompremier, Connecticut Sun

  • Averaging 1.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 3.7 minutes across three games played this season
  • Saw two minutes of action against the Los Angeles Sparks on July 30
  • Went 1-of-2 at the charity stripe in Connecticut’s loss to Minnesota on Aug. 1

Riquna Williams, Los Angeles Sparks

  • Has started all four games for the Sparks this season, averaging 10.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists
  • Leads in the Sparks in steals per game (1.8), while ranking third and fourth respectively in 3-point percentage (.435) and scoring (10.5)
  • Totaled 12 points on 5-of-12 shooting in the Sparks’ loss to Chicago on July 28
  • Recorded nine points and a season-high four assists to help LA to victory over Connecticut on July 30
  • Set new season highs in field goals (six), 3-pointers (four) and total points (16) against Seattle on Aug. 1
  • Eclipsed the 2,000-career point mark in the game against the Storm


Tuesday, Aug. 4
Connecticut Sun vs. Seattle Storm, 9 p.m. on ESPN2

Wednesday, Aug. 5
Minnesota Lynx vs. New York Liberty, 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network, Fox Sports Go (NY)
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Indiana Fever, 10 p.m. on Spectrum Sportsnet,

Thursday, August 6
Connecticut Sun vs. Dallas Wings, 8 p.m. on NBA TV, Fox Sports SW+, NESN

Friday, August 7
Minnesota Lynx vs. Indiana Fever, 6 p.m. on Fox Sports North+,
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Las Vegas Aces, 9 p.m. on ESPN2

Saturday, August 8
Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky, 5 p.m. on NBATV, NESN+

Sunday, August 9
Minnesota Lynx vs. Los Angeles Sparks, 7 p.m. on ESPN2