Sunday, June 05, 2011

Today UConn's trio of So. C Stefanie Dolson, So. G Bria Hartley and Fr. F Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis were named to the 2011 USA Women's U19 World Championship Team as announced by USA Basketball. They are also joined on the team by UConn commits F/C Breanna Stewart and F Morgan Tuck. The 12-member squad will reassemble July 11-15 for training at the USOTC, before the team travels to Chile for its final preparations. As the winner of the past three U19 World Championships, the USA will look to defend its title at the 2011 U19 Worlds, hosted by Chile from July 21-31 in Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas. The USA has been drawn into Group B for preliminary round play and will tip-off against Japan on July 21 (12:30pm ET), face Russia on July 22 (12:30pm ET) and close the first round against Argentina on July 23 (3:30pm ET). The second round will be played July 25-27, quarterfinals are slated for July 29, semifinals will be held on July 30 and the finals are scheduled for July 31.

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