Davis, a four-time all-Pac-12 player, is the eighth Husky to make a WNBA camp roster.
Former University of Washington standout Jazmine Davis signed a training-camp contract with the Storm, the team announced Wednesday.
Davis, a 5-foot-7 guard, is the eighth Husky to be signed by a WNBA team. Jamie Redd (2000-02) and Kristen O’Neill (2008) played for Seattle.
The Storm’s camp roster stands at the league-maximum 15 players. Training camp opens May 17. Seattle’s season opener is June 6 against Los Angeles at KeyArena.
Davis became UW’s all-time leader in points scored (2,277) this season as she helped lead the Huskies to their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2007. Sixth-seeded Washington lost to No. 11 seed Miami in the opening round.
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Davis, a four-time All-Pac-12 player, has been training with her former college teammates since the season ended.
“I’m a small guard, but I did a pretty good job of handling height and size with the Ogwumikes we’ve been playing, the Grays and all of the great players we’ve played in the Pac-12,” Davis recently said.
UW upset Stanford and California in regular-season games with forwards Chiney Ogwumike (Cardinal) and Reshanda Gray (Bears) in the starting lineup. Ogwumike was the No. 1 overall draft pick by Connecticut in 2014. Gray, last season’s Pac-12 Player of the Year, was drafted this month in the second round by Minnesota.
“I can bring intensity, and I’ve worked on my leadership,” Davis said. “But it’s really speed, intensity and effort. I’ll give my all and I pride myself in whatever the coach needs of me at that time, I will give you that and then some.”
Seattle has three apparent locks at the guard position in All-Star Sue Bird, trade acquisition Renee Montgomery and No. 1 overall draft pick Jewell Loyd. In addition to Davis, the Storm signed former Tennessee guard Meighan Simmons to compete for a spot in the backcourt rotation.
First-year Storm coach Jenny Boucek said roles and lineups won’t be determined before camp. She’s looking to implement an uptempo offense.