2020 Roster and Bios

Jaylyn Agnew

F | 5-11 | 149 | July 21, 1997 | R | Creighton

2020 Highlights with Atlanta: 

  • Appeared in 11 games with an average of 7 minutes per game.
  • Made her professional debut against Dallas (7/26), making her the first Creighton women’s basketball player to check in to a WNBA game.
  • Scored her first points in the WNBA against Las Vegas (7/29), knocking down two free throws.
  • Went 2-2 from beyond the arc for her first made field goals of her career against Indiana (8/2).
  • Knocked down a three-pointer and two free throws against Phoenix (8/14), adding on her first three assists of her career.

Monique Billings

F | 6-4 | 192 | May 2, 1996 | 2 yrs | UCLA

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Appeared in all 22 games with 16 starts.
  • Set career records for total points (187), points per game (8.5), blocks (18) and blocks per game (0.8), assists (27) and assists per game (1.2), field goals made (68) and attempted (170), free throws made (51) and attempted (67), minutes (596) and minutes per game (27.1).
  • She ranked fourth in the league with 58 total offensive rebounds and 2.6 offensive boards per game, while her 187 total and 8.5 rebounds per game both ranked 7th in the league in 2020.
  • Started off the 2020 season with a career night against Dallas (7/26), leading the team with 30 points and 13 rebounds for her second career double-double.
    • Her 30 points led all scorers in the league opening weekend.
  • Saw her second double-digit scoring effort of the season against Phoenix (8/14), picking up 12 points with five rebounds and two steals.
  • Earned her second double-double of the season and third of her career with 10 points and 12 rebounds against Washington (8/19).
  • Recorded her third double-double in six games and fourth of the season with 12 points and 14 rebounds against Los Angeles (8/30).
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Brittany Brewer

F | 6-5 | 182 | November 6, 1997 | R | Texas Tech

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Appeared in five games with an average of 6.6 minutes per game.
  • Made her professional debut against Las Vegas (7/29), blocking a then-team-high four shots with two steals, one defensive board and two points in 17 minutes.
  • Pulled down her first offensive rebound and tallied four total boards against Connecticut (8/10).
  • Picked up a steal against Seattle (8/12) for her third of the season.
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Kalani Brown

C | 6-7 | 245 | March 21, 1997 | 1 yrs | Baylor

Pronunciation: kuh-LAH-nee

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Appeared in 10 games with an average of 6.1 minutes per game.
  • Shot 52.1% from the field (12-23).
  • Checked in to her first game in a Dream uniform on August 10 against Connecticut, scoring a career-high 13 points on 5-9 shooting with 4 rebounds in 11 minutes of action.
  • Played a season-high 12 minutes against Phoenix (8/14) and pulled down two offensive boards.
  • Blocked her first shot of the season against Minnesota (8/23).
  • Picked up her first steal of the season and added on two defensive boards and two points in 11 minutes against Indiana (9/1).

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Chennedy Carter

G | 5-9 | 143 | November 14, 1998 | R | Texas A&M

Pronunciation: KEN-eh-dee

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • WNBA All-Rookie Team
  • Started in all 16 games played.
  • Tallied 13 double-figure scoring outings.
  • Her 17.4 points per game ranked 8th in the league and paced all rookies
  • Became the youngest player in WNBA history to score 30 points at 21 years and 266 days when she put up 35 against Seattle (8/6).Her 35 points set the franchise record for the most points scored by a Dream rookie.
  • The third Dream rookie to score at least 30 points in a game.
  • It marked just the sixth time in Dream history that a player has recorded 30+ points and 7+ assists in a game (Betty Lenox – 1, Iziane Castro Marques – 1, Angel McCoughtry – 3).
  • She scored at least 25 points on four occasions, becoming the fourth first-year player to score 25+ points in a game for Atlanta.
  • Became the first Dream rookie with 4+ consecutive games with double-digit points to start their career – set the record with six straight double-figure games.
  • After being sidelined by an ankle injury for six games, returned to the court to score 26 points in 26 minutes against Los Angeles (8/30).

Kaela Davis

F | 6-2 | 170 | March 15, 1995 | 3 yrs | South Carolina

Pronunciation: KAY-luh

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Appeared in two games with the Dream, checking in for contests against Los Angeles (8/30) and Indiana (9/1).
  • Brought into the into the bubble at IMG Academy by the Dream and signed with Atlanta on August 24.

Blake Dietrick

G | 5-10 | 169 | July 19, 1993 | 3 yrs | Princeton

Pronunciation: DEE-trick

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Appeared in all 22 games and started in four.
  • Set the Dream’s franchise record for three point percentage with 44.8% shooting.
  • Saw career-best numbers in every single statistical category, finishing with 5.9 points and 3.4 assists per game.
  • Led the team with a career-high six assists against Connecticut (8/10).
  • Played all 40 minutes in her second career start, finishing with career-high records of 16 points and five rebounds against Seattle (8/12), sinking four three-pointers and shooting 6-of-12 from the field.
  • Dished out at least five assists on nine occasions, including a career-best 7 against Phoenix (8/14).
  • Scored in double figures six times with two outings of 15+ points.
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Glory Johnson

F | 6-3 | 170 | July 27, 1990 | 7 yrs | Tennessee

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Appeared in 18 games with one start.
  • Made her first appearance in a Dream jersey on July 31 against the Liberty, scoring two points with one rebound and a steal in 8 minutes of play.
  • Played a season-high 19 minutes against Phoenix (8/4), putting up 5 points with 5 rebounds.
  • Made her first three-pointer of the season against Seattle (8/6), adding on 7 rebounds, 2 steals and a block.
  • Came off the bench to score a season-high 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the field against Los Angeles (8/21), adding on five rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.
  • Started against Las Vegas (9/5) and pulled down 6 boards with an assists and a steal.
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Betnijah Laney

G-F | 6-0 | 166 | October 29, 1993 | 4 yrs | Rutgers

Pronunciation: buh-NAW-jah

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • 2020 WNBA Most Improved Player
  • Started in all 22 games.
  • Started and set career high records with 19 points, 6 made field goals and 14 attempted field goals against Dallas (7/24). Led the Dream with two steals.
  • Topped her career high record with 30 points against New York (7/31), going 11-18 from the field on a career night that included highs in free throws made and attempted, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds, total rebounds and steals.
  • Recorded her 5th double-figure game of the season and 4th straight with 20 points against Seattle (8/6), sinking a career-high 4 three pointers on 7 shots.
  • Put up a career-high 35 points against Washington (8/19), sinking 14 shots from the field and adding on 6 assists and 2 steals.
  • Dished out a career-best 11 assists against Los Angeles (8/21) and scored 15 points for her first double-double.
  • Scored in double figures in 19 games and saw seven outings with 20+ points.
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Shekinna Stricklen

F | 6-2 | 230 | July 30, 1990 | 8 yrs | Tennessee

Pronunciation: sheh-KEE-nuh

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Appeared in all 22 games and started in 15.
  • Finished with 6.1 points, 1.9 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game.
  • Made her Dream debut against Dallas on 7/26, starting and scoring 16 points with four made three-pointers.
  • Scored in double digits against Las Vegas (7/29) with 10 points.
  • Pulled down four boards with two assists and two steals against New York (7/31)
  • Shot a season-high 8 three-pointers against Seattle (8/6) and again against Connecticut (8/10).
  • Knocked down 6 three’s in the first half against Connecticut (8/10), just one off the WNBA record of 7 three’s in one half (Kelsey Mitchell, 2019).
  • Scored a season-high 18 points against Connecticut (8/10).
  • Her fourth double-figure scoring outing of the season came against Los Angeles (8/21), when she scored 16 points and added on a season-high four assists.
  • Went 8-for-8 from the charity stripe in 2020.
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Courtney Williams

G | 5-8 | 133 | May 11, 1994 | 4 yrs | South Florida

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Appeared in 20 games and started in 14.
  • Led all guards in the league in rebounding, ranking
    • 11th with 1.9 offensive rebounds per game and 37 total offensive rebounds
    • 13th with 7.2 total rebounds per game, 5.3 defensive rebounds per game and 106 defensive rebounds
    • 15th with 143 total rebounds
  • Saw a streak of 12-straight games with double-digit scoring, a run that included four 20+ point outings and one 30-point performance.
  • Recorded four double-doubles: 13 PTS/10 REB against Seattle (8/6), 12 PTS/14 REB against Phoenix (8/14), 15 PTS/13 REB against New York (9/3), and 20 PTS/10 REB against Chicago (9/9).
  • Made her first start with the Dream against Seattle (8/12), scoring 12 points with a team-high 7 rebounds.
  • Grabbed a career-high six offensive rebounds and 14 total boards against Phoenix (8/14).
  • Scored 30 points against Washington (8/19) on 13 made field goals in a season-high 37 minutes, which marked just the second 30-point outing of her career.
  • Scored 20 points in back-to-back games against Chicago (9/9) and Connecticut (9/11).
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Elizabeth Williams

C-F | 6-3 | 200 | June 23, 1993 | 5 yrs | Duke

2020 Highlights with Atlanta:

  • Started in all 22 games.
  • Shot a perfect 7-for-7 from the field in the Dream’s season opener against Dallas (7/26), tying the franchise record (last by Aneika Henry, at Tulsa, June 29, 2012).
  • Led the team with 16 points against Las Vegas (7/29), knocking down 7 of 14 shots and picking up 3 steals and 4 rebounds.
  • Recorded her 6th double-figure outing of the season with 10 points against Phoenix (8/14).
  • Took over as the Dream’s all-time leading shot blocker with six against New York (9/3), bringing her to 283 total career blocks in an Atlanta uniform. Her six blocks set the WNBA single-game record for the 2020 season.