Former Washington Husky, two-year WNBA veteran join Seattle’s training camp roster
SEATTLE (Feb. 8, 2017) – The Seattle Storm today announced the signing of former University of Washington women’s basketball standout Sami Whitcomb and two-year WNBA veteran Nikki Greene.
Swords comes to Seattle with five years of WNBA experience
SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm has completed a trade with the Washington Mystics to acquire 6-6 center Carolyn Swords and the Mystics’ 15th overall 2017 WNBA Draft pick. In exchange, Seattle is sending its sixth and 18th 2017 WNBA Draft selections.
“We are thrilled to add Carolyn Swords to our roster,” said Storm President & GM Alisha Valavanis. “One of our objectives this offseason and free agency period was to add another post with length and size around the rim. Carolyn brings a different defensive look and presence in the paint.”
Seattle will face Phoenix at KeyArena on Wednesday, May 3
SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm today announced two 2017 preseason games, both against the Phoenix Mercury. In conjunction with the preseason game on Wednesday, May 3 at 11:30 a.m., the Storm will host its annual ‘Storm into S.T.E.M. School Day.’
“We are thrilled to open our Storm season highlighting youth education in the greater Puget Sound community,” said Storm President & GM Alisha Valavanis. “Our players are impactful role models and the ‘Storm into S.T.E.M. School Day’ platform aligns with our continued commitment to support youth education in Seattle.”