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WNBA’s Caitlin Clark Set To Make Debut At Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Arena

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WNBA’s Caitlin Clark Set To Make Debut At Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Arena
WNBA’s Caitlin Clark Set To Make Debut At Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Arena
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Caitlin Clark (Picture Courtesy: John Mac, CC BY-SA 2.0, by way of Wikimedia Commons)

UNCASVILLE, CT (CelebrityAccess) – Mohegan Solar Enviornment has been residence to a WNBA franchise for over twenty years and has hosted a number of the largest acts in popular culture since opening its doorways in 2001. The subsequent star to stroll by way of the sector doorways is Caitlin Clark, who will debut in her first common season WNBA recreation tonight (Could 14) when The Connecticut Solar opens the season with Clark and the Indiana Fever. The sport has lengthy since been offered out. In keeping with the CT Insider, ESPN can have thrice the quantity of personnel readily available tonight than for a mean WNBA broadcast.

Curiosity is sky-high for the debut of rookie phenom Clark, the No. 1 general decide within the WNBA draft and a three-time NCAA season scoring chief (2021, 2022, 2024) at Iowa. Clark, who turned the NCAA’s Division I all-time scoring chief final season, is now set to take the hardwood as a member of the WNBA in Connecticut, a state famend for UCONN and its passionate basketball followers. The sector that opened over twenty years in the past with a preseason NBA recreation that includes Michael Jordan, not too long ago hosted comic Matt Rife for an unprecedented five-night sold-out run, hosted the combat of the century with the Ward – Gotti match-up and welcomed Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen final month – now units the stage for one of many largest nights in WNBA historical past.

Mohegan Solar Enviornment President and Common Supervisor Jeff Hamilton instructed NBC Connecticut, “This is among the largest video games in WNBA historical past. Our enviornment is offered out; it’s our hottest recreation. Much more well-liked than once we performed within the finals.”

ESPN will broadcast “WNBA Countdown” stay from the Mohegan Solar Enviornment at 7 pm EST. The sport begins at 7:30 pm EST and might be streamed by way of ESPN2, ESPN+ and Disney+.

President of Mohegan Sports activities and Leisure Worldwide, Tom Cantone, instructed CelebrityAccess, “That is probably the most media response obtained for a regular-season recreation in our historical past. Our enviornment has hosted a number of the largest exhibits on the planet, and now we’re internet hosting one of many largest sporting occasions of this decade! How becoming that Mohegan Solar, who owns a WNBA franchise workforce, The Connecticut Solar, will get to debut Caitlin Clark’s first skilled look.”

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