Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 04/21/2014
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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University senior Haley Peters has signed a training camp contract with the Washington Mystics. Peters will report to Washington, D.C., for training camp that starts Sunday, April 27.
A native of Red Bank, N.J., Peters averaged 11.2 points a tied for team-best 7.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals in 31 games for the Blue Devils this past season. She received All-ACC Tournament second team, Capital One Academic All-America and All-ACC Academic Team honors during the year. The 6-3 standout closed her career with 826 rebounds over her four years, which ranks sixth all-time on the Duke charts. She also tallied 1,367 points to stand 16th overall on the Blue Devil record books.
Peters will join former Duke All-America Monique Currie on the Mystics squad. Washington will open the season Friday, May 16, at 7:00 p.m. against the reigning WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx. In 2013, head coach Mike Thibault led the Mystics back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2010 season while earning WNBA Coach of the Year Honors.