2012 Connecticut Sun season

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2012 Connecticut Sun season
Head Coach Mike Thibault
Arena Mohegan Sun Arena
Attendance 7,266 per game
Results
Record 25–9
(.735)
Place 1st (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Lost in Conference Finals
Team Leaders
Points Charles (18.0)
Rebounds Charles (10.5)
Assists Lawson (4.0)
Media
Television CPTV-S
ESPN2, NBATV
Connecticut Sun seasons
< 2011 2013 >

The 2012 WNBA season is the 14th season for the Connecticut Sun franchise of the Women's National Basketball Association. It is their 10th in Connecticut.

Transactions[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Sun's selections in the 2012 WNBA Draft.

Transaction log[edit]

  • April 11, 2011: The Sun traded a third-round pick in the 2012 Draft to the Phoenix Mercury as part of the Tahnee Robinson trade.
  • February 6: The Sun signed Mistie Mims.
  • February 28: The Sun signed Sidney Spencer and Jessica Breland.
  • March 16: The Sun signed Dawn Evans.
  • April 17: The Sun signed Brittany Carter.
  • April 26: The Sun signed draft pick Chay Shegog.
  • April 30: The Sun signed Stefanie Murphy.
  • May 5: The Sun waived Brittany Carter.
  • May 8: The Sun waived Jessica Breland and Stefanie Murphy.
  • May 15: The Sun waived Dawn Evans.
  • May 16: The Sun waived Sidney Spencer.
  • August 14: The Sun waived Chay Shegog.
  • August 15: The Sun signed Jessica Moore.

Personnel changes[edit]

Roster[edit]

Connecticut Sun roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB From Yrs
G 20 United States Bentley, Alex 5' 7" (1.7m) 152 lb (69kg) 10-27-1990 Penn State 1
F/C 14 United States Bone, Kelsey 6' 4" (1.93m) 215 lb (98kg) 12-31-1991 Texas A&M 1
C 52 United States Cain, Kelley 6' 6" (1.98m) 220 lb (100kg) 05-16-1989 Tennessee 1
G/F 23 United States Douglas, Katie 6' 0" (1.83m) 165 lb (75kg) 05-07-1979 Purdue 13
G 34 United States Faris, Kelly 5' 11" (1.8m) 154 lb (70kg) 01-16-1991 Connecticut 1
G 15 United States Gilbreath, Briana 6' 0" (1.83m) 150 lb (68kg) 08-16-1990 Southern California 2
F 5 United States Griffin, Kelsey 6' 2" (1.88m) 179 lb (81kg) 07-02-1987 Nebraska 4
G 3 United States Hightower, Allison 5' 10" (1.78m) 139 lb (63kg) 04-06-1988 LSU 4
F 16 United States Hoffman, Ebony 6' 2" (1.88m) 215 lb (98kg) 08-27-1982 Southern California 10
G/F 4 United States McCray, Danielle 5' 11" (1.8m) 170 lb (77kg) 10-08-1987 Kansas 2
G 21 United States Montgomery, Renee 5' 7" (1.7m) 143 lb (65kg) 12-02-1986 Connecticut 5
F 13 United States Ogwumike, Chiney 6' 4" (1.93m) 173 lb (78kg) 03-21-1992 Stanford R
F 7 United States Pedersen, Kayla 6' 4" (1.93m) 190 lb (86kg) 04-14-1989 Stanford 3
F 25 United States Thomas, Alyssa 6' 2" (1.88m) 185 lb (84kg) 04-12-1992 Maryland R



East: ATLCHICONINDNYWAS | West: LAMINPHOSASEATUL
Head coach
United States Anne Donovan (Old Dominion)
Assistant coaches
United States Jennifer Gillom (Mississippi)
United States Steven Key (Boston University)
Athletic trainer
United States Jeremy Norman(Keene State College)
Strength and conditioning coach
United States Lisa White (Stony Brook)

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 Mistie Mims
Kelsey Griffin
SF Kalana Greene Danielle McCray
SG Kara Lawson Tan White
PG Allison Hightower Renee Montgomery

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Connecticut Sun y 25 9 .735 12–5 13–4 18–4
Indiana Fever x 22 12 .647 3.0 13–4 9–8 15–7
Atlanta Dream x 19 15 .559 6.0 11–6 8–9 12–10
New York Liberty x 15 19 .441 10.0 9–8 6–11 10–12
Chicago Sky o 14 20 .412 11.0 7–10 7–10 8–14
Washington Mystics o 5 29 .147 20.0 4–13 1–16 3–19

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2012 Game Log: Preseason (May)

Regular season[edit]

2012 Game Log: Regular Season
All games are viewable on WNBA LiveAccess or ESPN3.com

Postseason[edit]

2012 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]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]