MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the signing of forward Keyona Hayes. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Hayes, a 6-1 forward, averaged 10.3 points and 6.1 rebounds in her senior campaign with the University of Miami. She was named ACC All-Tournament Second Team after averaging 15.0 ppg and 5.3 rpg in three ACC Tournament games. She finished her career at Miami in the top 10 of three all-time statistical rankings including tied for third in games played (129), fifth in field goal percentage (.511) and ninth in rebounding (754). Hayes finished with career averages of 8.8 points and 5.8 rebounds.
The Lynx will tip off the team’s 19th season in the WNBA with their home opener on Sunday, May 14 at 6:00 p.m. at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Full-season memberships, which include tickets to all 17 home games and priority playoff seating, are still available by visiting www.lynxbasketball.com/membership or by calling 612-673-8400.