Don't have an account? Click Here

Gennifer Brandon, Layshia Clarendon and Alexis Gray-Lawson are preparing for WNBA seasons
Courtesy: Cal Athletics
Golden Bears In WNBA Training Camps
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  05/05/2014

BERKELEY – A trio of Golden Bears continue to vie for permanent roster spots as they hit the halfway point of the WNBA training camps this week. Layshia Clarendon (2009-13) and Alexis Gray-Lawson (2006-10) are on the training camp rosters for the Indiana Fever and Phoenix Mercury, respectively, while Gennifer Brandon (2009-14) makes her training camp debut with the Chicago Sky.

Brandon was drafted with the 22nd pick in this year’s draft by the Chicago Sky, the reigning WNBA Eastern Conference champions. The Sky open the 2014 preseason against Indiana on Friday, May 9 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando.

Clarendon enters her second season in the league after being drafted ninth by the Indiana Fever last year. Clarendon played in 30 games last season with four starts. The Fever’s preseason starts with three games this week with back-to-back games against Washington on Tuesday (May 6) and Wednesday (May 7) followed by Friday’s game against the Chicago Sky.

Gray-Lawson returns to the Phoenix Mercury training camp after playing for the team in 2011 and 2012. Originally a selection by the Washington Mystics, Gray-Lawson has played in 46 career games for the Mercury, who open their preseason this Friday against Minnesota at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando.

Cal Bears Women's Basketball

Playing for the Future
Cal Athletics Dress Your Pet Contest
Uploaded Ad
Uploaded Ad
Premium Tickets
Uploaded Ad grand opening