Mystics Abroad: Dolson, Copper Dominating Overseas

Overseas play is kicking into full gear now. With the FIBA EuroCup Women and EuroLeague Women beginning, several Mystics players are playing both European and league competitions.

The Mystics have players all around the world right now, from China to Australia. Here’s a list of who has already started playing:

Ally Malott: Dandenong Rangers (Australia)
Natasha Cloud: Townsville Fire (Australia)
Leilani Mitchell: Sydney Uni Flames (Australia)
Kahleah Copper: Royal Castors Braine (Belgium)
Stefanie Dolson: Sichuan (China)
Kia Vaughn: USK Praha (Czech Republic)
Emma Meesseman: UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia)
Tayler Hill: Bnot Hertzeliya (Israel)
LaToya Sanders: AGÜ Spor (Turkey)

Stefanie Dolson continued her dominance in the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association, where she is now averaging 23.8 points and 15.7 rebounds per game.

Ally Malott scored a professional basketball career-high with 16 points on Friday. Ally turned 24 on Monday.

LaToya Sanders had 15 points and 11 rebounds in her season debut with AGÜ Spor (Turkey) in a EuroCup game, and added 18 points and eight rebounds in her league play debut.

Kahleah Copper continued her strong start with Royal Castors Braine, with 17 points and six rebounds in a EuroCup game and 23 points and seven rebounds in an 127-39 win in league play. She is averaging 21.0 points and 5.6 rebounds per game through five games.

Tayler Hill and Bnot Herzeliya begin play Monday in Israel.

October 24-30 Player Performances

FIBA EuroLeague Women 2017

10/26: Perfumerias Avenida vs. UMMC Ekaterinburg

Meesseman (UMMC): 18p (8/14)/5r/3s in 83-72 loss

10/27: Uni Gyor vs. USK Praha

Vaughn (PRA): 10p/6r in 90-51 win

FIBA EuroCup Women 2017

10/26: AGÜ Spor vs. Pinkk Pésci 424

Sanders (AGÜ): 15p/11r in 65-47 win

10/26: Royal Castors Braine vs. Unaio Sportiva

Copper (RCB): 17p/6r in 97-42 win

Women’s Chinese Basketball Association Rounds 5 and 6

10/25: Guangdong vs. Sichuan

Dolson (SICH): 18p/15r in 88-75 loss

10/29: Shandong vs. Sichuan

Dolson (SICH): 35p/21r in 81-57 win

Australia’s Women’s National Basketball League Round 4

10/28: Dandenong vs. Bendigo

Malott (DAND): 16p/6r/3a in 94-85 loss

10/30: Townsville vs. Bendigo

Cloud (TOWN): 4p/3a in 74-62 loss

10/31: Melbourne vs. Dandenong

Malott (DAND): 4p/8r in 69-67 win

Belgium-Top Division Women Round 7

10/29: Royal Castors Braine vs. Laarne

Copper (RCB): 23p/7r/3a in 127-39 win

Turkish League Round 2

10/29: AGÜ Spor vs. Besiktas

Sanders (AGÜ): 18p/8r in 66-56 win

Czech Republic League Round 9

10/30: U19 Chance vs. USK Praha

Vaughn (PRA): DNP

Russia League Round 5

10/30 UMMC Ekaterinburg vs. MBA

Meesseman (UMMC): 13p/3s in 84-41 win

The Week Ahead: October 31-November 6

Israeli League Round 1

10/31: Bnot Hertzeliya vs. Maccabi Ashdod 

Belgium-Top Division Women Round 8

11/1: Castors Braine vs. Oostende

FIBA EuroLeague Women 2017

11/2: UMMC Ekaterinburg vs. Uniqa Sopron
11/2: USK Praha vs. Wisla Can-Pack

FIBA EuroCup Women 2017

11/2: AGÜ Spor vs. PEAC Pésc
11/3: Spar Citylift Girona vs. Royal Castors Braine

Australia’s Women’s National Basketball League Round 5

11/5: Townsville vs. Sydney

11/6: Dandenong vs. Canberra

Czech Republic League Round 10

11/5: USK Praha vs. MK Technic

Turkish League Round 3

11/5: Mersin BSB vs. AGÜ Spor

 Russia League Round 6

11/6: Spartak MR vs. UMMC Ekaterinburg