Quack Fix: Track and Field, Red Rooster Barber Shop, and OSU is Magical
No one I spoke with (including my own internal discussions) thought undrafted, undersized Taylor Lilley from Oregon would make the final Mercury roster. Smart money was on the taller, more experienced Lenae Williams to fill the bench sharp-shooter role. Of course, our own Q McCall hinted at Lilley's chances way back in March.
Coming off winning the WNBA Championship, the Phoenix Mercury look to add youth and integrate a new weapon into their arsenal during this training camp to remain competitive.
Although Stanford University's Jayne Appel (far right) is probably the Pac-10's only first-round draft prospect, teammate Rosalyn Gold-Onwude's defense and California guard Alexis Gray-Lawson's scoring ability could earn them spots on a WNBA roster as well.
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Senior Day at the University of Oregon wasn't quite as moving on the surface as some of the others you may have read about. There were no tearful speeches during the pre-game ceremony, no presentation of framed jerseys, and the day ended in a loss. Nevertheless, it was special for another reason - it was the final Pac-10 conference women's basketball game to be played at McArthur Court.