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WNBA Wings Compete in First-Ever House Playoff Recreation Tonight at Faculty Park Middle in Arlington – Metropolis of Arlington


WNBA Wings Compete in First-Ever House Playoff Recreation Tonight at Faculty Park Middle in Arlington

College of Texas-Arlington Head Ladies’s Basketball Coach and former WNBA participant Shereka Wright is offering an help to assist make sure the Dallas Wings have a house court docket benefit within the decisive Recreation 3 of the primary spherical of the 2022 WNBA playoffs versus the Connecticut Solar at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24.

Wright will purchase up to 250 tickets for the game to be distributed to local Arlington elementary and middle school students through various schools and organizations.

“We’re so lucky to have a WNBA group proper right here in Arlington,” stated Wright, who performed two seasons within the WNBA after being drafted thirteenth general in 2004. “As a former participant on this league, it’s been unimaginable to witness the expansion of the WNBA and I’ve liked cheering on the Wings since my arrival at UTA. I’m thrilled to have the ability to present tickets to younger girls and boys in our neighborhood to attend Wednesday’s sport to observe among the greatest gamers on the earth compete in an incredible playoff ambiance.”

In simply her second season main the UTA program in 2021-22, Wright led the Mavericks to the NCAA Match and a 20-8 file and was named the Solar Belt Convention Coach of the Yr. The 2022-23 squad suggestions off its season on Nov. 7 versus Texas Southern at Faculty Park Middle.

 “Coach Wright has achieved an incredible job at UTA and has been an enormous advocate for the Wings since her arrival,” stated Dallas President & CEO Greg Bibb. “We’re so appreciative of her and all the previous WNBA gamers within the DFW space who proceed to assist the group and contribute to the expansion of the WNBA.”

The Wings defeated the Solar 89-79 at Mohegan Solar Enviornment, Sunday afternoon in Recreation 2 of the primary spherical of the WNBA playoffs.

“We now have been to the Playoffs a number of instances however to get the win reveals the resiliency and focus of this group.” stated Allisha Grey on the primary wings playoffs victory. “We’re only one, huge, blissful unit and we confirmed that after we play collectively, you by no means know what we will do.”

 Restricted lower-level tickets stay for the Wings first residence playoff sport in franchise historical past and begin at simply $25. To buy, go to DallasWings.com.

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