2005 Connecticut Sun Roster

Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
Team Record: 26-8
Finishing 1st in the WNBA's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 5-3 Won Championship

First Round - Defeated Detroit Shock 2-0
Conference Finals - Defeated Indiana Fever 2-0
Finals - Lost to Sacramento Monarchs 3-1
Coach: Mike Thibault (26-8)
Location: Uncasville, Connecticut
Attendance: 121,944, Avg. 7,173 in 17 home dates
2005 Connecticut Sun Statistics

The Connecticut Sun of the Women's National Basketball Association ended the 2005 season with a record of 26 wins and 8 losses, finishing first in the WNBA's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-3.

The Sun tossed in 2,474 points and surrendered 2,244. Nykesha Sales scored a team-high 532 points for Connecticut, while Taj McWilliams-Franklin and Lindsay Whalen netted 12 or more per game, too. Taj McWilliams-Franklin contributed 248 boards. Lindsay Whalen dished out 172 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Nykesha Sales added 61 steals, and Margo Dydek blocked 71 shots.

Mike Thibault coached the team. The 2005 Connecticut Sun won the Championship of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Jessica BrungoFApril 16, 19826'1"165Penn State
Jamie CareyGMarch 12, 19815'6"135Texas
Jennifer DerevjanikGMarch 29, 19825'10"140George Mason
Katie DouglasG-FMay 7, 19796'0"167Purdue
Margo DydekCApril 28, 19740'9"223Warsaw, POL
Asjha JonesFAugust 1, 19806'2"196ConnecticutPiscataway, NJ USA
Taj McWilliams-FranklinF-COctober 20, 19706'2"188St. Edwards
Nykesha SalesG-FMay 10, 19766'0"184Connecticut
Laura SummertonCDecember 13, 19836'2"167Adelaide, SA AUS
Lindsay WhalenGMay 9, 19825'8"150MinnesotaHutchinson, MN USA
Le'coe WillinghamFFebruary 10, 19816'0"200Auburn
Brooke WyckoffFMarch 30, 19806'1"183Florida State

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