Nebraska senior Lindsey Moore picked up her diploma on Saturday, then left for Minnesota for the start of WNBA Training Camp with the Lynx on Sunday. The 2013 WNBA first-round draft pick from Covington, Wash, earned her degree in communication studies.
Moore was as a four-year starter and was voted to Nebraska’s All-Devaney Team as one of the top five players in the history of the program in 2013. Moore set a school record with 699 career assists. She also set Nebraska records for career starts (132), career minutes (4,360) and career victories (94). She led NU to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including the first two NCAA Sweet 16 bids (2010, 2013) in school history.
The Lynx, who advanced to the 2012 WNBA Finals, opened their 2013 training camp. Minnesota plays its first preseason game against Washington on Saturday, May 18 at the Bismarck Civic Center in North Dakota. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. The Lynx conclude preseason action against former Husker All-American Kelsey Griffin and the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday, May 21, at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Tip-off is set for Noon.
Moore and the 2012 WNBA Western Conference champion Lynx will go head-to-head with Griffin and the Sun again to open the regular season on Saturday, June 1 at the Target Center. Tip-off for the regular-season opener is set for 7 p.m.
The Lynx are offering Nebraska fans special discounts in “Husker Sections” for Moore’s first two appearances at the Target Center.