USA Basketball will conduct open trials for the Women’s U16 National Team, which will be held from May 23 through May 27 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., the organization announced Thursday. The squad selected will compete in the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship where they will vie with teams representing seven other North, Central and South American nations for a berth in next year’s U17 World Championships.
Four returning gold medalists highlight the roster for the 2012 USA Basketball Women's U18 National Team Trials, including 2011 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year Breanna Stewart (Cicero-North H.S. /North Syracuse, N.Y.), who will attend the University of Connecticut next fall, headline the 26 athletes who have accepted an invitation to attend the 2012 USA Basketball Women's U18 National Team Trials. Invitations to attend the trials were issued by the USA Basketball Junior National Team Committee chaired by Sue Donohoe, executive director of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.