Kristen Mann was selected by the Lynx with the 11th overall pick in the 2005 WNBA draft. She played in three seasons with the Lynx before being chosen by the Atlanta Dream in the 2008 expansion draft.
Mann’s best season with the Lynx came in 2007, when she averaged 7.6 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 25.9 minutes per game. Over the course of her career, the 6-2 forward averaged five points and 2.4 rebounds per game in 17.9 minutes.
Mann attended college at UC Santa Barbara. Her senior year, she was named the Big West Conference Player of the Year, averaging 19.5 points, 9.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. She also helped the USA win a gold medal in the inaugural FIBA World Championship for Young Women.