2017 INDIANA FEVER SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
SEASON OPENS MAY 14 AT SEATTLE, INDIANA HOSTS CONNECTICUT IN MAY 20 HOME OPENER
The Indiana Fever will open their 18th WNBA season with road games at Seattle and Phoenix, before hosting a home opener against the Connecticut Sun on Saturday, May 20 (7:00 p.m.).
Veteran WNBA coach Pokey Chatman begins her first season with Indiana when the Fever visit Seattle on Sunday, May 14, followed by a May 17 date at Phoenix. The Fever’s opening home stand features a Bankers Life Fieldhouse debut against Connecticut, followed by a meeting with defending league champion Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 24.
The WNBA’s 21st season again welcomes a balanced schedule with Indiana facing the Washington Mystics four times, and the remaining 10 opponents three times each. Indiana¹s 34-game regular season schedule concludes Sept. 2 against San Antonio.
Schedule highlights include:
- Indiana fans will have the chance to see defending WNBA champion Los Angeles and 2016 MVP Nneka Ogwumike twice this year when the Sparks come to Indianapolis, May 24 (7:00 p.m.) and June 24 (7:00 p.m.).
- The Fever franchise will retire the jersey of 16-year superstar Tamika Catchings when the Sparks visit the Fieldhouse on Saturday, June 24.
- One of the Fever¹s largest crowds every season is welcomed during an annual Kids Day game (12:00 p.m.). Indiana hosts San Antonio on Kids Day 2017, on Wednesday, July 12.
- Indiana¹s longest homestand is a 3-game schedule with Dallas on June 3 (7:00 p.m.), Phoenix on June 7 (7:00 p.m.) and Seattle on June 9 (7:00 p.m.). The club¹s longest road swing is a four-game set, July 17-25, at Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Antonio and Dallas.
- The second year of the WNBA¹s balanced schedule features a home/road mix that features a pair of home dates with WNBA Finalists L.A. and Minnesota, as well as traditional Western Conference foe San Antonio. Indiana will make a pair of West trips to face Dallas, Phoenix and Seattle.
- Indiana renews its I-65 rivalry with the Chicago Sky with three matchups: at Chicago, June 18 and June 28, and in Indy on Friday, Aug. 4 (7:00 p.m.).
Fans interested in meeting new Fever coach Pokey Chatman or Fever point guard Briann January may participate in a Select-A-Seat event to learn about 2017 ticket packages on Thursday, Dec. 15 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Visit FeverBasketball.com/sas for details.
2017 Season Tickets are on sale now at FeverMVP.com/2017.