Bay Area Breakers Make Strategic Trades and Roster Moves to Strengthen Team

San Francisco, CA - (June 21, 2024) – The Bay Area Breakers, a Challenger Level Team in Major League Pickleball, have made significant moves to enhance their roster through the waiver wire. Initially holding the ninth overall slot, the Breakers traded their position along with cash consideration with the So Cal Hard Eights, acquiring the fifth pick to select player Jillian Braverman.

Jillian Braverman, a highly regarded player known for her exceptional skills and competitive spirit, is set to bring her talent and experience to the Bay Area Breakers. Her addition to the team is expected to enhance the Breakers' performance in the upcoming season and solidify their standing in the league.

In conjunction with this acquisition, the Bay Area Breakers have made the difficult decision to waive Rachel Rettger. Rachel has been a valuable member of the team, and her contributions have been greatly appreciated. The Breakers wish her all the best in her future endeavors.

Additionally, the Breakers made further strategic moves in the waiver wire by waiving Patrick Kawka and picking up DJ Young with the ninth pick in the second round. DJ Young is known for his dynamic play and versatility on the court, qualities that will undoubtedly benefit the Breakers as they aim for a successful season.

"We are thrilled to welcome both Jill Braverman and DJ Young to the Bay Area Breakers," said the team's General Manager. "Jill's track record speaks for itself, and DJ's dynamic play will be a tremendous asset. We believe these additions will greatly enhance our team's capabilities. We also want to extend our heartfelt thanks to Rachel Rettger and Patrick Kawka for their dedication and hard work with the Breakers."

The Bay Area Breakers are committed to building a championship-caliber team and are confident that these changes will bring them closer to achieving their goals. Fans can look forward to an exciting season ahead with the new additions to the roster.

For more information, please contact:

Geoffrey Nguyen
General Manager
Bay Area Breakers
Email: geoff.nguyen@bayareabreakers.net
Phone: (760) 608-9941

About Bay Area Breakers

The Bay Area Breakers are a Challenger Level Team in Major League Pickleball, dedicated to excellence on and off the court. With a strong commitment to community engagement and athletic achievement, the Breakers strive to inspire and entertain fans throughout the Bay Area and beyond.

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