Canes in the WNBA: Week 3

Canes in the WNBA: Week 3

Three of the best players to come through The U, Shenise Johnson (’12), Beatrice Mompremier (’20) and Riquna Williams (’12) are working their way through the WNBA bubble this season.

Shenise Johnson, Minnesota Lynx

  • Averaging 6.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists this season
  • Missed last three games with a hamstring injury


Beatrice Mompremier, Connecticut Sun

  • Averaging 1.2 points and shooting 75 percent from the field this season
  • Saw three minutes of action in Connecticut’s loss to Seattle on Aug. 4
  • Went 1-of-1 from the field with a rebound and a block to help the Sun to its first win this season on Aug. 6
  • Tallied two points on 1-of-1 shooting on Aug. 8, which was also her birthday


Riquna Williams, Los Angeles Sparks

  • Averaging 11.3 points, 1.4 assists and 1.7 steals per game this season
  • Leads in the Sparks in steals per game (1.7), while ranking third and fourth respectively in 3-point percentage (.500) and scoring (11.3)
  • Totaled 13 points on 5-of-12 shooting in the Sparks’ win over Indiana on Aug. 5
  • Recorded three points, a rebound and a steal in 17 minutes of action against Las Vegas on Aug. 7
  • Posted a season-high 21 points to go along with an assist, two steals and a block against Minnesota on Aug. 9
  • Shot a perfect 5-for-5 from 3-point range against Minnesota


Monday, Aug. 10
Connecticut Sun vs. Atlanta Dream, 6 p.m. on Fox Sports South

Tuesday, Aug. 11
Minnesota Lynx vs. Washington Mystics, 9 p.m. on ESPN2
Los Angeles Sparks vs. New York Liberty, 10 p.m. on Fox Sports Go, TSN

Wednesday, Aug. 12
Connecticut Sun vs. Dallas Wings, 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

Thursday, Aug. 13
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Washington Mystics, 7 p.m. on ESPN, TSN
Minnesota Lynx vs. Las Vegas Aces, 9 p.m. on ESPN, TSN

Friday, Aug. 14
Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky, 7 p.m. on The U

Saturday, Aug. 15
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Indiana Fever, 2 p.m. on ESPN
Minnesota Lynx vs. New York Liberty, 6 p.m. on CBS Sports Network, Fox Sports Go

Sunday, Aug. 16
Connecticut Sun vs. Seattle Storm, 3 p.m. on ABC