Seimone Augustus up for ESPY Award

Seimone Augustus, the leading scorer for the Minnesota Lynx, has been nominated the ESPY Award, "Best WNBA Player." Augustus led the Lynx to the WNBA title last season by scoring nearly 25 points/game in the Finals.
Author:
Publish date:
Updated on

Seimone Augustus, the leading scorer for the Minnesota Lynx, has been nominated the ESPY Award, "Best WNBA Player." Augustus led the Lynx to the WNBA title last season by scoring nearly 25 points/game in the Finals.

Next Up

Related

Lynx' Augustus an MVP candidate

Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus is putting together an MVP-caliber season. She moved into sixth place on WNBA.com's weekly Race for the MVP feature. Augustus scored 26 points to lead the Lynx in a blowout win over New York on Thursday night.

Lynx beat Sparks, Augustus sets scoring mark

The Lynx ripped the L.A. Sparks 88-77 in a battle of the top two Western Conference teams Tuesday night at Target Center. Seimone Augustus scored 23 points to lead Minnesota, and in doing so she set the record for most points in franchise history. Maya Moore also scored 23 points.

UMD's Connolly up for ESPY Award

Former UMD hockey star Jack Connolly is a finalist for the ESPY Award: "Best Male Collegiate Athlete." Connolly won the Hobey Baker Memorial Award and was named the WCHA player of the year. The awards show takes place July 11.

Lynx star Augustus discusses sexuality, marriage plans

Minnesota Lynx star and U.S. Olympian Seimone Augustus says she is looking forward to marrying longtime partner LaTaya Varner in an interview with ESPN that aired Wednesday. Augustus, who revealed she was gay earlier this year, discussed her wedding plans and her sexuality on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" program.