Posted on March 10, 2012 at 12:54 AM
SEATTLE, March 9, 2012 – Seattle Storm Head Coach and General Manager Brian Agler announced today the additions of forwards Rachel Allison and Alysha Clark to the 2012 training camp roster.
The 6-1 Allison played at Baylor from 2005-09, becoming the ninth player in school history to finish her career with at least 1,000 points (1,126) and 800 rebounds (850). Allison also finished her career ranked among Baylor's all-time top 10 in free throws (295). Currently, Allison is playing for Ciudad de Burgos in the Spanish Liga Feminina, averaging 13.7 points and 6.8 rebounds per game.
Clark, 5-10, was a second-round pick (17th overall) of the San Antonio Silver Stars in 2010 and has participated in training camp with the Silver Stars the last two seasons. As a senior at Middle Tennessee State, Clark led the NCAA by averaging 27.5 points per game. She was a two-time Sun Belt Player of the Year. Clark has averaged 14.9 points and 8.4 rebounds in the Israeli D-I this winter, playing for Ramat Hasharon.
Seattle previously re-signed Sue Bird, Katie Smith and Tanisha Wright as free agents and added All-Stars Tina Thompson and Ann Wauters via free agency. With the additions of Allison and Clark, the Storm's roster for training camp now stands at 12.
The Storm opens the 2012 season by hosting the Los Angeles Sparks on May 18 at KeyArena.