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Participants announced for USA Basketball’s 2012 women’s U17 World Championship Team Trials

May 3, 2012 - 1:36pm
Diamond DeShields of Norcross High School is one of 35 athletes participating in the U17 USA Basketball Trials (Steven Maikoski/USA Basketball)

Diamond DeShields of Norcross High School is one of 35 athletes participating in the U17 USA Basketball Trials (Steven Maikoski/USA Basketball)

Source: USA Basketball

USA Basketball announced thirty-five top prep players have accepted invitations to participate in the 2012 U17 World Championship Team Trials being held in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 17-20.

Thirteen players return from previous USA Basketball gold medal teams including 2 time gold medalist Diamond Deshields of Norcross High School (Norcross, Ga.) who played for team USA on the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship and the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship.

Also returning are all 12 members of the gold medal 2011 USA U16 National Team. Highlighting this group is Recee’ Caldwell of Claudia Taylor Johnson High School (San Antonio, Texas), Sydney Umeri of The Lovett School (Acworth, Ga.), and Rebecca Greenwell of Owensboro Catholic High School (Owesnboro, Ky.) Below is the complete list of players attending.

The USA will look to defend its 2010 inaugural U17 title in the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship on Aug. 17-26 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.  The team is coached by Jill Rankin Schneider (Monterey H.S., Texas) Gail Hook (Monarch H.S., Colo.) and Letitia Hughley (Mott C.C., Mich.)

 

2012 USA Women’s U17 World Championship Team Trials Roster
NAME
POS
HGT
WGT
DOB
CLASS
SCHOOL HOMETOWN
Lindsay Allen
G
5-8
135
03/20/95
2013
St. John’s College H.S.(DC) Bowie, MD
Lyneé Belton
F/C
6-3
---
05/26/96
2014
The Bullis School Clinton, MD
Recee’ Caldwell
G
5-8
135
09/09/96
2014
Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S. San Antonio, TX
Sierra Calhoun
G
6-0
145
05/07/96
2014
Christ the King Regional H.S. Brooklyn, NY
McKenzie Calvert
G
5-9
140
01/31/96
2014
Byron M. Steele H.S./#Baylor Schertz, TX
Jordin Canada
G
5-6
132
08/11/95
2014
Windward School Los Angeles, CA
Oderah Chidom
F
6-3
---
07/09/95
2013
Bishop O’Dowd H.S. Oakland, CA
Nia Coffey
G
6-0
150
06/11/95
2013
Hopkins H.S. New Hope, MN
Kendall Cooper
C
6-3
190
08/19/95
2013
St. Anthony H.S. Carson, CA
Kaela Davis
G
6-2
160
03/15/95
2013
Buford H.S. Suwanee, GA
Diamond DeShields
G
6-1
155
03/05/95
2013
Norcross H.S. Norcross, GA
LaJahna Drummer
F
6-2
---
03/28/96
2014
St. Bernard H.S. Inglewood, CA
Courtney Ekmark
G
6-0
135
04/08/95
2014
St. Mary’s Catholic H.S. Phoenix, AZ
Allisha Gray
G
6-0
150
01/12/95
2013
Washington County H.S. Sandersville, GA
Gabby Green
G
6-1
148
10/18/95
2014
St. Mary’s College H.S. Oakland, CA
Rebecca Greenwell
G
6-1
165
02/27/95
2013
Owensboro Catholic H.S. Owesnboro, KY
Linnae Harper
G
5-7
140
01/31/95
2013
Whitney Young H.S. Chicago, IL
Kianna Holland
G
5-10
137
07/24/95
2013
Seneca H.S. / #Duke Seneca, SC
Jessica Jackson
F
6-2
162
07/06/95
2013
Jacksonville H.S. Jacksonville, AR
Kai James
F
6-4
---
07/26/95
2013
William T. Dwyer H.S. West Palm Beach, FL
Stephanie Mavunga
G
6-3
184
02/24/95
2013
Brownsburg H.S. Indianapolis, IN
Erica McCall
F
6-3
170
08/21/95
2013
Ridgeview H.S. Bakersfield, CA
Alexa Middleton
G
5-9
135
10/31/95
2014
Riverdale H.S. Murfreesboro, TN
Jaime Nared
G
6-1
170
09/14/95
2014
Westview H.S. Portland, OR
Taya Reimer
F
6-3
180
08/24/95
2013
Hamilton Southeastern H.S./#Notre Dame Fishers, IN
Alyssa Rice
F
6-2
170
11/13/95
2014
Reynoldsburg H.S. Reynoldsburg, OH
Mercedes Russell
C
6-5
170
07/27/95
2013
Springfield H.S. Springfield, OR
Karlie Samuelson
G
6-0
155
05/10/95
2013
Edison H.S. Huntington Beach, CA
Jannah Tucker
G
6-0 
175
05/17/95
2013
New Town H.S. Randallstown, MD
Brianna Turner
G/F
6-3
150
07/05/96
2014
Manvel H.S. Pearland, TX
Sydney Umeri
G
6-1
187
10/02/95
2013
The Lovett School Acworth, GA
Jessica Washington
G
5-8
135
05/26/95
2013
Jenks H.S. Tulsa, OK
Jatarie White
C
6-4
183
06/22/95
2014
Providence Day School Charlotte, NC
Ronni Williams
G
6-0
---
04/18/95
2013
Atlantic H.S. Daytona Beach, FL
A’ja Wilson
G
6-3
---
08/08/96
2014
Heathwood Hall Episcopal Hopkins, SC
Head Coach: Jill Rankin Schneider, Monterey H.S., Texas
Assistant Coach: Gail Hook, Monarch H.S., Colo.
Assistant Coach: Letitia Hughley, Mott C.C., Mich.
# Given a verbal commitment to attend and play for school indicated.

 


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I was eagerly waiting for thislist to see whether "Kendall Cooper" is in or not.

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