2011 Connecticut Sun season

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2011 Connecticut Sun season
Head Coach Mike Thibault
Arena Mohegan Sun Arena
Attendance 7,056 per game
Results
Record 21–13
(.618)
Place 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Lost in Conference Semifinals
Team Leaders
Points Charles (17.6)
Rebounds Charles (11.0)
Assists Montgomery (4.9)
Media
Television CSN-NE
ESPN2, NBATV
Connecticut Sun seasons
< 2010 2012 >

The 2011 WNBA season is the 13th season for the Connecticut Sun franchise of the Women's National Basketball Association. It is their 9th in Connecticut.

Transactions[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Sun's selections in the 2011 WNBA Draft.

Transaction log[edit]

  • February 3: The Sun re-signed Tan White and Kerri Gardin.
  • February 14: The Sun signed draft pick Danielle McCray.
  • April 8: The Sun signed Rachele Fitz to a training camp contract.
  • April 10: The Sun signed Stefanie Murphy to a training camp contract.
  • April 11: The Sun traded a third-round pick in the 2012 Draft to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for draft rights to Tahnee Robinson.
  • April 11: The Sun traded draft rights to Sydney Colson to the New York Liberty in exchange for Kalana Greene.
  • May 25: The Sun waived Adrienne Johnson, Tahnee Robinson, and Rachele Fitz.
  • June 1: The Sun waived Stefanie Murphy.
  • June 3: The Sun signed Jessica Moore and waived Kerri Gardin.
  • July 22: The Sun waived DeMya Walker.
  • July 24: The Sun signed Jessica Breland to a seven-day contract.

Trades[edit]

Personnel changes[edit]

Roster[edit]

Connecticut Sun roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB From Yrs
F 51 United States Breland, Jessica 6' 3" (1.91m) 165 lb (75kg) 02-23-1988 North Carolina R
C 31 United States Charles, Tina 6' 4" (1.93m) 198 lb (90kg) 12-05-1988 Connecticut 1
G 32 United States Greene, Kalana 5' 10" (1.78m) 170 lb (77kg) 07-13-1987 Connecticut 1
F 5 United States Griffin, Kelsey 6' 2" (1.88m) 179 lb (81kg) 07-02-1987 Nebraska 1
G 23 United States Hightower, Allison 5' 10" (1.78m) 139 lb (63kg) 04-06-1988 LSU 1
F 15 United States Jones, Asjha 6' 3" (1.91m) 196 lb (89kg) 08-01-1980 Connecticut 9
G 20 United States Lawson, Kara 5' 9" (1.75m) 169 lb (77kg) 02-14-1981 Tennessee 8
G/F 4 United States McCray, Danielle 5' 11" (1.8m) 174 lb (79kg) 10-08-1987 Kansas R
G 21 United States Montgomery, Renee 5' 7" (1.7m) 143 lb (65kg) 12-02-1986 Connecticut 2
F/C 30 United States Moore, Jessica 6' 3" (1.91m) 175 lb (79kg) 07-09-1982 Connecticut 6
G/F 14 United States White, Tan 5' 7" (1.7m) 154 lb (70kg) 09-27-1982 Mississippi State 6



East: ATLCHICONINDNYWAS | West: LAMINPHOSASEATUL
Head coach
United States Mike Thibault (St. Martin's)
Assistant coaches
United States Scott Hawk (Nebraska-Omaha)
United States Bernadette Mattox (Georgia)
Athletic trainer
United States Jeremy Norman (Keene State)
Strength and conditioning coach
United States Jodi Hopkins (Ohio)

Legend
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • Injured Injured

WNBA roster page
Transactions

Depth[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench
C Tina Charles Jessica Moore
PF Asjha Jones Kelsey Griffin
Jessica Breland
SF Kalana Greene Tan White
SG Danielle McCray Kara Lawson
PG Renee Montgomery Allison Hightower

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Indiana Fever x 21 13 .618 13–4 8–9 13–9
Connecticut Sun x 21 13 .618 15–2 6–11 14–8
Atlanta Dream x 20 14 .588 1.0 11–6 9–8 14–8
New York Liberty x 19 15 .559 2.0 12-5 7–10 11–11
Chicago Sky o 14 20 .412 7.0 10–7 4–13 10–12
Washington Mystics o 6 28 .176 15.0 4–13 2–15 4–18

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2011 Game Log: Preseason

Regular season[edit]

2011 Game Log: Regular Season
All games are viewable on WNBA LiveAccess or ESPN3.com

Postseason[edit]

2011 Game Log: Postseason

Statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  TO  Turnovers per game  PF  Fouls per game Team leader

Regular season[edit]

Postseason[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]