Jewell Loyd was 15 years old when she first participated with USA Basketball at the 2009 USA U16 National Team Trials that took place at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Jewell Loyd (center) won her first medal with USA Basketball as a member of the 2010 USA U17 World Cup Team that posted an 8-0 record in the inaugural FIBA U17 World Cup in Rodez and Toulouse, France.
Prior to the 2010 FIBA U17 World Cup, Jewell Loyd helped the U.S. earn a 2-1 record and and exhibition tournament title in Spain against U17 national teams from Australia, Canada and Spain.
Four years after her first gold medal with USA Basketball, Jewell Loyd returned for the 2014 USA Basketball 3x3 National Tournament, which she and her teammates won to earn a spot on the 2014 USA 3x3 World Cup Team.
At the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, Jewell Loyd helped the U.S. capture gold with a 9-0 record in Moscow, Russia.
One year after her 3x3 gold medal, Jewell Loyd (center) participated in her first USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp at the 2015 minicamp in Las Vegas.
On Jan. 25, 2016, Jewell Loyd was named as a finalist for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team.
In 2016, Jewell Loyd participated in the USA National Team’s February 2016 training camp in Storrs, Connecticut.
In July 2016, Jewell Loyd played for the USA Select Team that lost 88-84 in an exhibition game to the 2016 USA National Team. She scored 20 points and dished out seven assists in the friendly.
Jewell Loyd participated in the USA’s fall 2017 training camp in Santa Barbara, California.
In February 2018, Jewell Loyd attended the USA’s winter training camp in Columbia, South Carolina.
Jewell Loyd aided the 2018 USA National Team to an 83-46 exhibition victory over China on April 26 in Seattle.
A few months later in 2018, Jewell Loyd helped lead the USA to the 2018 FIBA World Cup gold medal and a perfect 6-0 slate. She averaged 5.7 points and 3.2 assists per game and had a tournament fifth-best assist-to-turnover ratio at 3.80.
Along with Sue Bird (left), Breanna Stewart (second-from-left) and her Seattle Storm head coach and USA assistant coach Dan Hughes (right), Jewell Loyd joined the 2018 USA World Cup Team in Tenerife, Spain, after claiming the 2018 WNBA title.
With her 2018 FIBA World Cup gold medal, Jewell Loyd became the USA’s first athlete to claim gold at FIBA’s five-on-five and 3x3 world cups. She won the 3x3 title in 2014.
Jewell Loyd joined the USA squad for its three games in the 2020 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia. She averaged 4.3 points and 2.3 assists per game.
Since first attending USA Basketball trials in 2009, Jewell Loyd is 29-2 in games played in her international career -- 20-2 in five-on-five and 9-0 in 3x3 games.
Photo Vault: Jewell Loyd
Semifinal: 2019 USA AmeriCup Team 78, Puerto Rico 54 (9/28/19)