DURHAM, N.C. - The WNBA season is in full force, and all seven former Blue Devils are finding their roles within their squads. Keep up to date on the notebook for updates on Duke in the WNBA.
Tweet of the Week…
Women's basketball and golf SID Lindy Brown was presented the CoSIDA Achievement Award this past week. Displaying loyalty and longevity to the Duke family, the award is a testament to the hard work he does in the background of Duke athletics and the respect of his peers he has collected along the way. Congrats Lindy!
Lindy Brown may not have a Twitter account, but the @DukeWBB and @DukeWGOLF SID deserves a shutout on here anyway.— Alex Schwartz (@AlexJSchwartz) June 12, 2019
Lindy got the @CoSIDAnews Achievement Award today. He is both an excellent SID and an outstanding person. Respected by all and so worthy of this #COSIDA19 honor! pic.twitter.com/qPCTe27IU7
Aussie On Tour
Spending her summer in France and Thailand with the Australian National Team, Goodchild is the first to tell you that there are things in her game she needs to work on...and she'll gladly do it.
Sixth in the nation in 3PT shooting as a rookie. ACC All-Freshman team. Hooping in France and Thailand this summer with @BasketballAus.— Duke Women’s Basketball (@DukeWBB) June 12, 2019
A lot of excitement for year 2 at Duke: “I really look forward to playing with Kyra. She’s such a dynamic leader.” https://t.co/GsFKbbX2x0 pic.twitter.com/iVtuw9uiN5
Meet Jada Claude
The incoming freshman gives her thoughts on what attracted her to Duke, what to expect from her on the court and more...
After stints at VCU and UNCG as a video coordinator and a graduate assistant, Ka'lia Johnson has been named to the coaching staff at Longwood University. Congrats and good luck on your next step, KJ!
We are absolutely thrilled to have @_kaliajohnson named assistant coach at Longwood. Ka’lia will bring a great deal of energy and enthusiasm to her teaching, mentoring and coaching. We love that she is following in the footsteps of Nish as well. 💙😈https://t.co/7ePthhrmOM— Joanne P. McCallie (@CoachPDuke) June 11, 2019
Happy Birthday Blue Devils...
Let's wish a special happy birthday to these Blue Devils who have a birthday this week. Hope you have a wonderful day!
Tyish Hall - 1997 graduate (June 17)
Claire Rose - 1983 graduate (June 18)
Valerie Evans - 1994 graduate (June 18)
Candace Mikels McMahan - 1985 graduate (June 19)
Mercedes Riggs - 2016 graduate (June 22)
RJ Hunter - Video Coordinator (June 22)
Marcy Peterson - 1990 graduate (June 23)
Sheana Mosch - 2003 graduate (June 23)
Elizabeth Williams - 2015 graduate, Atlanta Dream (June 23)
Happy Father's Day!
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2019 WNBA Season
Our ladies are off to a strong start in the early season of the WNBA. To check out their bios, season stats and career, click on the link below.
Plaudits Continue For Gray
Los Angeles Head Coach Derek Fisher gives insight on what makes Chelsea Gray so special in her transition to a WNBA veteran.
Gray Increasing Her Role
In critical situations, Chelsea Gray has quickly became one of the first people the Sparks look to for a big play. The Los Angeles Times details her rise to the top.
Passing The Torch
"Chelsea Gray is the heir apparent to Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi"...we like the sound of that 🤔🤔🤔
introducing my weekly WNBA column, The W Is It— Matt Ellentuck (@mellentuck) June 13, 2019
up first --- Chelsea Gray is the heir apparent to Sue Bird and Diana Taurasihttps://t.co/2XymkKS3jf
Jasmine Finds Joy In Connecticut
On her third team in the WNBA and stints overseas, Jasmine Thomas has found a fit with her squad that is currently thriving.
Lex On Ice
Watch Lexie Brown put her woman on ⛸ ⛸ with her stepback 😨❗
LEX— Minnesota Lynx (@minnesotalynx) June 13, 2019
Williams Says No 🙅♀️
Mood = Jasmine Thomas
Karima For The Culture
Today was a good day. pic.twitter.com/BdAn1zMc0U— Minnesota Lynx (@minnesotalynx) June 16, 2019