Posts by Jenn Hatfield

Jenn Hatfield has been a contributor to The Next since December 2018 and is currently the site's managing editor, Washington Mystics beat reporter and Ivy League beat reporter. (She also writes the "Family Rivalries" series for The Next.) Her work has also appeared at FiveThirtyEight, Her Hoop Stats and FanSided.

Sparked by the Australian Opals, Basketball Australia rolls out new social justice initiatives

July 7, 2020

Liz Cambage told her Opals teammates she didn’t feel supported. So they boycotted practice—and got tangible results.

Comparing the 2019-20 seasons of the West Coast Conference’s many twins

July 3, 2020

Who caused the most “double trouble” for opponents last year—and who could challenge that this fall?

Washington Mystics add point guard Shey Peddy and center Alaina Coates

June 29, 2020

The signings bring the current Mystics roster up to 12 players

Natasha Cloud featured in Philadelphia 76ers’ Pride photo series

June 29, 2020

“I’m proud of who I am every single day,” Cloud said in the accompanying interview

Behind the scenes of the Washington Mystics’ Juneteenth march for racial justice

June 27, 2020

Myisha Hines-Allen came up with the idea, inspired by Natasha Cloud’s example

Washington Mystics sign guard/forward Essence Carson

June 26, 2020

Carson adds versatility, leadership, size on the perimeter for the defending champions

Natasha Cloud, LaToya Sanders to skip 2020 WNBA season

June 23, 2020

Two members of the Washington Mystics’ 2019 championship team announced on Monday that they will not play this season.

The Next @ The IX

Washington Mystics participate in Juneteenth march

June 20, 2020

Monumental Sports & Entertainment also pledges to advocate for reforms, invest in charitable efforts, and raise awareness

George Washington players, assistant coach discuss systemic racism

June 15, 2020

“It’s our responsibility to have those uncomfortable conversations,” says GW’s Mayowa Taiwo.

The definitive Vanderquigs family stats comparison

June 8, 2020

Breaking down Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley, and Sam Quigley Smith’s storied careers