UCLA's Carly Funicello Picked Up By Los Angeles Sparks

May 3, 2000

Center Carly Funicello (North Hills, CA) has made the Los Angeles Sparks 18-player training camp roster, joining former Bruins Maylana Martin (Minnesota Lynx) and Natalie Williams (Utah Starzz) in the WNBA.

The 6-4 Funicello averaged 4.8 points and 3.6 rebounds in her four-year (1997-2000) career at UCLA. Funicello, who ranks eighth on UCLA's all-time career blocked shots list with 59, posted career-highs of 17 points and 17 rebounds. On Jan. 30, 1999, she recorded an impressive double-double of 16-points/17-rebounds. She amassed a total of 37 career starts, including all 27 games as a freshman en route to earning honorable mention Pac-10 All-Freshman acclaim.

The WNBA training camp starts Wednesday, May 3, with the pre-season beginning May 13 with four contests. Teams are allowed to play a maximum of four preseason games.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Nov 01 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Vanguard
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - 5:00 PM PST
vs. St. John's
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. James Madison
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 22 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. South Carolina
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 27 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Louisiana Tech
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Nov 28 - TBA PST
vs. Denver or Notre Dame
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Dec 05 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Dec 13 - 11:00 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Wednesday, Dec 16 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Dec 18 - 7:05 PM PST
at Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA
Monday, Dec 21 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Monday, Dec 28 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
Wednesday, Dec 30 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA