Competing against the top talent in the country and with multiple cuts each day, the experience is much more than just trying to “make the team”, but learning how to make the most of your time on the court when you ultimately don’t know if you’ll be there for the next session.
The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials will see 133 athletes who are 16 years old or younger take part May 25-29 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
In addition to 35 athletes who accepted invitations from the USA Basketball Women’s Developmental National Team Committee, the trials roster also features 98 applicant athletes.
Players eligible for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team must be U.S. citizens born on or after Jan. 1, 2001.
“USA Basketball is very excited to welcome these players to Colorado Springs, and we look forward to a great weekend of competition,” said Carol Callan, USA Basketball Women’s National Team director and chair of the USA Basketball Women’s Developmental National Team Committee.
Couple of NW Stars headed to Colorado Springs this weekend! 👀
— Northwest Stars (@NW_Stars) May 22, 2017
B4 they take the court for a 2nd practice, check out a gallery of all 18 finalists 4 the #USABWU16 National Team.
— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) May 29, 2017
— Mike Costello (@Coach_Costello) May 28, 2017
— Mark Williams (@MarkWilliamsBB) May 29, 2017