Roman Augustoviz spends Minnesota's winters covering college hockey, specifically the Gophers, and other University of Minnesota sports. During the summer, he writes about the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, with a dose of U sports sprinkled in. Follow him on Twitter @RomanStrib.

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Lynx in middle of WNBA pack in age, near bottom in experience

Posted by: Roman Augustoviz under Sports Updated: June 16, 2011 - 7:04 PM

The Lynx are the seventh oldest team in the WNBA, averaging 26.76 years per player. Defending WNBA champion Seattle is the oldest team, amost two year older at 28.8.

In terms of WNBA experience, the Lynx are ninth, averaging 3.82 years. Again, the Storm have the most (6.18 years) while Tulsa has the least (2.73).

The numbers:

             --Averages--

Team            Age    Exp
-----------   -----   ----
Seattle       28.80   6.18
Los Angeles   28.36   5.27
San Antonio   28.19   5.27
Phoenix       28.13   5.27
Indiana       28.03   5.55
Atlanta       27.87   4.91
Minnesota     26.76   3.82
Connecticut   26.75   4.18
Tulsa         26.66   2.73
Chicago       26.39   4.00
New York      25.37   3.09
Washington    25.20   3.00
-----------   -----   ----
League        27.21   4.44
 

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