Connecticut Sun Invite Three To Training Camp

by Categorized: Anne Donovan, Connecticut Sun, WNBA Date:

The Connecticut Sun have signed Ashley Walker, Natasha Lacy and Latoya Williams to training camp contracts.

Lacy, a 5-foot-10 guard, has played 65 career WNBA games with the Washington Mystics, Los Angeles Sparks and Tulsa Shock over the past three seasons. She had 77 points, 25 assists and 42 rebounds in 20 games last season before she was waived by the Mystics on August 26 Lacy was originally drafted by the Detroit Shock out of Texas El Paso in 2008, but did not make the team. She did not play in the WNBA in 2009, but has extensive international playing experience.

Walker, a 6-1 forward out of California, was selected by the Seattle Storm 12th overall after finishing her collegiate career as the only Cal player in program history to record 1,000 points, 800 rebounds, 200 assists and 100 blocks.

Walker was limited to 13 games in 2009 because of a broken bone in her foot, and was the last player waived by Seattle in 2010. She played two games for the Tulsa Shock and was waived again that same season. Walker was also in camp with San Antonio in 2011 and Washington last season.

Williams, a 6-4 center, earned NJCAA All-American honors in 2008 and 2009 at Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Fla. She is currently averaging 16.7 points per game in Croatia for Novi Zagreb, and has also played professionally in Israel, Serbia, Poland and Greece.

 

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