Team to Tip Off Season at Home on May 20
The Washington Mystics will open the 2018 WNBA season presented by Capital One Bank at home on May 20 against the Indiana Fever at 1:00 p.m. Following the home opener, Washington will host the newest team in the WNBA, the Las Vegas Aces on May 22 at 7:00 p.m. From June 26 to July 5, the team will have its longest homestand with games against the Connecticut Sun (June 26), New York Liberty (June 28, July 5) and Phoenix Mercury (June 30).
Monumental Sports Network will broadcast all available Mystics games for the 2018 season. Available through annual or monthly subscription plans, a membership package to Monumental Sports Network also includes game broadcasts for the Arena Football League’s Baltimore Brigade and Washington Valor, the Capitals’ minor league affiliates the Hershey Bears (AHL), the Capital City Go-Go (NBA G League), elite high school and community teams from the DC area as well as exclusive shows, VIP events and merchandise discount.
As part of the balanced regular season format schedule that will see teams play every opponent three times and one conference opponent four times, Washington will face Connecticut four times this season.
The team will host two camp day games for local children’s camps and groups this season. The first will be held on July 11 at 11:30 a.m. against the Atlanta Dream. The second one will take place on Aug. 9 against the Seattle Storm at 11:30 a.m.
Washington will be on the road from July 15 to July 31 when the team will face the Dream (July 15, July 31), the Dallas Wings (July 19), the New York Liberty (July 21) and the Connecticut Sun (July 24). All weekday home games (with the exception of the camp days) will tip off at 7:00 p.m. Sunday home games will start at 3:00 p.m. (with the exception of the home opener).
Full season ticket memberships are currently on sale for 2018 and start as low as $11 per game. For more information about Mystics Club 52 full season ticket memberships, and other ticket plans, please call the Mystics Ticket Sales office at 877.DC.HOOP.1 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Single game tickets and the full promotional schedule to be released in the coming weeks.
The WNBA’s Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, the, the AFL’s Washington Valor and Baltimore Brigade, NBA 2K League’s Wizards District Gaming, as well as Capital One Arena, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment is also co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex–the training facility for the Washington Capitals–and the Eagle Bank arena at George Mason University.