Update: 6 Lady Vols on 2019 WNBA Opening Day Rosters

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Newport Coast, CA – October 3, 2018 – The Resort at Pelican Hill: Candace Parker during the 2018 espnW: Women + Sports Summit (Photo by Dan Stark / ESPN Images)

By Vince Ferrara / @VinceSports

Updated 5/24/19

With the WNBA season in 2019 beginning this Friday, May 24, I’ve gone through the opening day rosters for each team for Lady Vols For Life in my blog, Vince’s View.

Below is the list of those players in the league, at the moment, along with the teams without a UT player on it’s active roster. Seasons in the league, counting this one, listed to the right.

UT In The WNBA in 2019 (6)
Diamond DeShields (1) G – Chicago Sky (2nd)
Shekinna Stricklen (40) G-F – Connecticut Sun (8th)
Isabelle Harrison (20) F – Dallas Wings (4th)
Glory Johnson (25) F – Dallas Wings (7th)
Candace Parker (3) F-C – Los Angeles Sparks (12th)
Mercedes Russell (2) C – Seattle Storm (2nd)

*Jaime Nared was released today by Las Vegas. She was the 13th overall pick in the 2018 draft. As a rookie, she played in 31 games, averaging 2.5 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

Teams Without A Lady Vols Player (7)
Atlanta Dream
Indiana Fever
Las Vegas Aces
Minnesota Lynx
New York Liberty
Phoenix Mercury
Washington Mystics

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