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Canes in the WNBA: Week 4

Canes in the WNBA: Week 4

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 5.2 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists this season
  • Missed five games with a hamstring injury
  • Totaled three rebounds in her first game back, seeing six minutes of action against New York on Aug. 15

 

Beatrice Mompremier, Connecticut Sun

  • Averaging 1.7 points and 2.0 rebounds per game in her rookie campaign
  • Played a season-high 17 minutes on Aug. 10 against Atlanta, recording seven points, five rebounds and two steals in the contest
  • Tallied three points and three rebounds in five minutes of action against Dallas on Aug. 12
  • Recorded two blocks in back-to-back games on Aug. 14 and Aug. 16, notching three and four rebounds, respectively

 

Riquna Williams, Los Angeles Sparks

  • Averaging 13.0 points, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game this season, shooting the best field goal percentage of her career at .465
  • Leads in the Sparks in scoring (13.0) and steals (1.5), while ranking fourth in 3-point field goal percentage (.508)
  • Notched 17 points, two rebounds, two steals and two assists in the Sparks’ victory over New York on Aug. 11
  • Recorded her third straight double-digit outing on Aug. 13, posting 13 points on 4-of-9 shooting against Washington
  • Knocked down a season-best seven 3-pointers against Indiana, totaling 21 points in 21 minutes of action on Aug. 15

UP NEXT

Tuesday, Aug. 18
Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever, 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network, Fever.wnba.com

Wednesday, Aug. 19
Minnesota Lynx vs. Dallas Wings, 9 p.m. on Fox Sports North+
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Phoenix Mercury, 10 p.m. on Twitter, Spectrum Sportsnet

Thursday, Aug. 20
Connecticut Sun vs. New York Liberty, 10 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

Friday, Aug. 21
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Atlanta Dream, 7 p.m. on Twitter, Spectrum Sportsnet
Minnesota Lynx vs. Phoenix Mercury, 10 p.m. on CBS Sports Network, Fox Sports North+

Saturday, Aug. 22
Connecticut Sun vs. New York Liberty, 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network, Fox Sports Go

Sunday, Aug. 23
Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream, 4 p.m. on Twitter, Fox Sports North+
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Dallas Wings, 6 p.m. on Spectrum Sportsnet