Pro Canes Finish Out WNBA Regular Season

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. All three players helped their teams clinch a spot in the 2020 playoffs, which begin next week.

Shenise Johnson, Minnesota Lynx

  • Averaging 4.9 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists this season
  • Totaled six points, two assists and three steals in Minnesota’s victory over Chicago on Sept. 2
  • Saw four minutes of action against Dallas on Sept. 4
  • Notched four points and two assists against Seattle on Sept. 6

 

Beatrice Mompremier, Connecticut Sun

  • Averaging 2.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game in her rookie campaign
  • Ranks third on the Sun in blocks (0.4) and field-goal percentage (.442) and fourth in rebounding (3.2)
  • Saw four minutes of court time against New York on Sept. 1, hauling in two rebounds
  • Pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds against Las Vegas on Sept. 3, the most rebounds by a Sun bench player in program history
  • Her 16 rebounds are the third most by a bench player in WNBA history
  • She added four blocks and six points to her stat line against Las Vegas, all while playing just 20 minutes
  • Recorded her fourth game with five or more blocks in Connecticut’s win over Indiana on Sept. 5, posting six in the contest
  • Tallied four points and three rebounds against Phoenix on Sept. 7, helping the Sun clinch a playoff spot

 

Riquna Williams, Los Angeles Sparks

  • Averaging 10.3 points, 1.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game this season, shooting the best field goal percentage of her career at .458
  • Third on the team in steals (1.2) and blocks (0.3) per game and ranks fourth in scoring (10.3)
  • Totaled six points on 3-of-7 shooting against Dallas on Sept. 2, with four rebounds and three assists
  • Tallied 10 points and three assists against Seattle on Sept. 4
  • Recorded her 10th double-digit outing of the season on Sept. 6, pouring in 10 points (4-of-7) against Chicago

UP NEXT

Tuesday, Sept. 8
Los Angeles Sparks vs. New York Liberty, 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network, Spectrum Sportsnet
Minnesota Lynx vs. Washington Mystics, 8 p.m. on ESPN2

Wednesday, Sept. 9
Connecticut Sun vs. Phoenix Mercury, 7 p.m. on Facebook

Thursday, Sept. 10
Minnesota Lynx vs. Las Vegas Aces, 8 p.m. on ESPN2
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Washington Mystics, 10 p.m. on CBS Sports Network, Spectrum Sportsnet

Friday, Sept. 11
Connecticut Sun vs. Atlanta Dream, 7 p.m. on Facebook, Fox Sports Southeast (Atlanta)

Saturday, Sept. 12
Los Angeles Sparks vs. Las Vegas Aces, 3 p.m. on Spectrum Sportsnet
Minnesota Lynx vs. Indiana Fever, 6 p.m. on Fever.wnba.com, Fox Sports North