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Cyclone Alums Excel in WNBA Games

Discover how Iowa State's own Bridget Carleton and Stephanie Soares are impacting the WNBA this season.

Cyclone Stars Shine in WNBA Action


  • Bridget Carleton leads Minnesota Lynx to a Commissioner’s Cup win.
  • Stephanie Soares competes with Dallas Wings amidst a challenging season.
  • Upcoming games packed with action for both teams this week.

Bridget Carleton and Stephanie Soares, both proud alum of Iowa State, are making waves in the WNBA. As these Cyclone stars continue to impress, here’s a breakdown of their performances and what to expect in the coming week.

Bridget Carleton: Lynx Leader

Last week, Bridget Carleton was instrumental in Minnesota Lynx’s triumph at the WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Championship. Carleton dazzled on the court, scoring a team-high 23 points and showcasing her all-around game.

> “Carleton helped Minnesota to the Commissioner’s Cup Championship with a team-high 23 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the floor, including six 3-pointers.”

Her performance last week included:

  • 15.3 PPG
  • 4.0 RPG
  • 3.7 APG

Stephanie Soares: Finding Her Footing

Despite a tougher season for the Dallas Wings, Stephanie Soares is fighting hard. In her recent outing against the Seattle Storm, Soares made contributions that hint at her growing comfort in the professional arena.

> “Soares saw action against the Seattle Storm on Saturday, going 1-of-2 from the floor with an offensive rebound and one steal.”

Her stats from last week were modest but show potential:

  • 2.0 PPG
  • 1.0 RPG

What’s Next?

The upcoming week is packed with games for both Carleton and Soares. Here’s the schedule to keep an eye on:

  • July 1: Dallas Wings at Seattle Storm
  • July 2: Minnesota Lynx at New York Liberty
  • July 3: Dallas Wings vs. Phoenix Mercury
  • July 4: Minnesota Lynx vs. Connecticut Sun
  • July 5: Dallas Wings vs. Atlanta Dream
  • July 6: Minnesota Lynx vs. Washington Mystics
  • July 7: Dallas Wings at Las Vegas Aces

Fans can catch these games on various platforms including WNBA League Pass and ESPN.

For those following the journey of these Cyclone alumni, the week ahead promises plenty of excitement and top-notch basketball. Keep your eyes on the court as Carleton and Soares continue to represent Iowa State with pride and prowess in the WNBA.

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For all things basketball, from courtside to culture, stay tuned to The Daily Baller.

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