USA Basketball announced the final, 12-player 2010 USA Women’s U18 National Team on June 13. Sixteen players participated in team trials. The USA women will compete in the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, June 23-27 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The 12-player roster includes:
- Diamond DeShields (Norcross H.S./Norcross, Ga.)
- Stefanie Dolson (Minisink Valley H.S./Port Jervis, N.Y.
- Reshanda Gray (Washington Prep H.S./Los Angeles, Calif.)
- Cassie Harberts (San Clemente H.S./San Clemente, Calif.)
- Bria Hartley (North Babylon H.S./North Babylon, N.Y.)
- Malina Howard (Twinsburg H.S./Twinsburg, Ohio)
- Alexis Jones (MacArthur H.S./Irving, Texas)
- Allyson Malott (Madison H.S./Middletown, Ohio)
- Kayla McBride (Villa Maria Academy/Erie, Pa.)
- Chiney Ogwumike (Cy-Fair H.S./Cypress, Texas)
- Cassie Peoples (Cy-Fair H.S./Houston, Texas)
- Theresa Plaisance (Vandebilt Catholic H.S./Marrero, La.).
“I’m real excited to get going,” said team coach Jennifer Rizzotti. “With 12 players, now, you know your pieces and you know your strengths and your weaknesses, so we can decide what we want to do. The next phase is about to begin, and we’re real excited to fine tune some things and really get ready for the start of the tournament next week.”
More on the team from USA Basketball