ROCHESTER, Minn. - The Minnesota Lynx will be playing their first game in Rochester since 2003. The Lynx are scheduled to play the Washington Mystics in a WNBA preseason game at Mayo Civic Cetner on Sunday May 8, 2016.

The game marks the first time the Lynx have played in Rochester since announcing their multi-year partnership with the Mayo Clinic in 2014.

In a press release Timberwolves and Lynx Team President Chris Wright said, "With the Lynx coming off their 2015 WNBA Championship, it's a great opportunity to give our fans in Southern Minnesota a chance to see our phenomenal product as well as showcase our great partnership with Mayo Clinic."

Tickets for the May 8 game in Rochester are now on sale through the Mayo Civic Center Box Office and on