Mystics sign former Lynx guard Evina Westbrook

Apr 1, 2022; Minneapolis, MN, USA; UConn Huskies guard Evina Westbrook (22) battles for a rebound with Stanford Cardinal guard Hannah Jump (33) and Stanford Cardinal guard Haley Jones (30) during the second half in the Final Four semifinals of the women's college basketball NCAA Tournament at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Mystics signed guard Evina Westbrook on Monday. Terms were not disclosed.

The 23-year-old rookie played in 14 games (two starts) this season with the Minnesota Lynx, averaging 2.6 points and 12.4 minutes. The Lynx waived her on Friday.

The Seattle Storm drafted Westbrook in the second round (21st overall) in the 2022 WNBA Draft. She was released before the season and signed a hardship contract with Minnesota on May 12.

Westbrook played two seasons of college basketball at UConn (2020-22) and two at Tennessee (2017-19). She averaged 9.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists in her final season with the Huskies.

–Field Level Media

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