Minnesota Lynx Waive Shae Kelley and Asia Taylor

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has waived forwards Shae Kelley and Asia Taylor. The Lynx roster now stands at 12 players in preparation for the league’s official roster cut-down deadline on Thursday at 4 p.m. CT.

Kelley, a 6-1 forward from the University of Minnesota, was named to the All-Big Ten First Team in 2015 and was a three-time Big Ten Player of the Week honoree, while leading the Gophers in steals (56) and ranking second in points (578). She ranked sixth in the Big Ten in scoring, offensive rebounds and double-doubles, seventh in rebounds and defensive rebounds and 15th in steals.

Taylor, drafted by the Minnesota Lynx with the 36th overall pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft, finished her rookie season in the WNBA by playing in 22 contests for the Lynx. She netted 2.7 ppg and 1.4 rpg in 7.9 mpg, shooting 52.5% from the floor.

The Lynx will tip off the 2015 regular season at home against Tulsa on Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. Full-season and half-season memberships are available by visiting www.lynxbasketball.com/lynxtix or by calling 612-673-8400.

An updated training camp roster is below:

No Player Pos Ht Wt Birthdate College/Year Yrs
33 Seimone Augustus G 6-0 169 04/30/84 Louisiana State ’06 9
32 Rebekkah Brunson F 6-2 185 12/11/81 Georgetown ’04 11
51 Anna Cruz G 5-9 155 10/27/86 Spain 1
34 Damiris Dantas F 6-3 196 11/17/92 Brazil 1
21 Reshanda Gray F 6-2 192 06/01/93 California ’15 R
15 Asjha Jones F 6-2 187 08/01/80 Connecticut ’02 11
20 Tricia Liston F 6-0 185 02/20/92 Duke ’14 1
23 Maya Moore F 6-0 177 06/11/89 Connecticut ’11 4
0 Jennifer O’Neill G 5-5 141 04/19/90 Kentucky ’15 R
14 Devereaux Peters F 6-2 174 10/08/89 Notre Dame ’12 3
13 Lindsay Whalen G 5-9 164 05/09/82 Minnesota ’04 11
22 Monica Wright G 5-10 182 07/15/88 Virginia ’10 5