Scoring 152 points (16.9 ppg.) in 2013, Breanna Stewart holds the USA women’s U19 competition record for points, and she also has the competition record for 3-point percentage at 58.3% (14-24 3pt FGs in 2013).
Diana Taurasi averaged 19.3 points per game (135 total points) in 2001 to set the USA women’s U19 record for points averaged. Taurasi also owns the USA women’s U19 record for 3-point field goal attempts with 11 versus Lithuania in that same event.
Nneka Ogwumike grabbed 89 rebounds at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Cup to set the USA women’s competition record for total boards. She also holds the USA women’s U19 single-game rebounding record with 20 boards versus Spain in 2009.
Alisha Jones (No. 14) collected 10.8 rebounds per game in 1985 to set the USA women’s U19 competition record for rebounds averaged.
Shooting 79.5% from the field (35-44 FGs) in 2005, Erlana Larkins (No. 11) owns the USA women’s U19 competition record for field goal percentage and shares the USA mark for best single-game field goal percentage (9-of-9 versus Serbia & Montenegro on July 24, 2005).
Making 11-of-11 from the free throw line at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Cup, Nia Coffey is the USA women’s U19 competition record holder for free throw percentage.
Dishing out 40 assists total and an average of 5.7 assists per game in in 2017, Tyasha Harris (No. 6) is the USA women’s U19 competition record holder for total assists and assists per game, and she set the U.S. record for single-game assists with 10 versus Puerto Rico also in 2017. She is pictured here with teammate Megan Walker (left).
Lisa Leslie owns the USA women’s U19 competition records for total blocked shots and blocks per game after rejecting 21 tries in 1989, which was an average of 3.0 bpg., and the U.S. women’s high for single-game blocks with six against Brazil on July 30, 1989. She is pictured here in the center back, above the “S.”
Alana Beard averaged 3.3 steals per game and totaled 23 steals at the 2001 FIBA U19 World Cup to set U.S. competition records for total steals and steals averaged. She is pictured here being recognized as a member of the all-tournament team.
With 31 points and an 11-of-21 from the field performance against Russia at the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup, Chennedy Carter owns USA women’s U19 single-game records for points and field goals made, and is tied with Paige Bueckers (vs. Australia in 2019) and A’ja Wilson (vs. Russia in 2015) for single-game field goal attempts (21).
Two members of the 2005 USA Women’s U19 World Cup Team share the record for single-game field goal percentage – Crystal Langhorne (pictured) was 9-of-9 against South Korea on July 20, and Erlana Larkins was 9-of-9 versus Serbia & Montenegro on July 24.
Candice Wiggins made seven 3-pointers versus Congo at the 2005 FIBA U19 World Cup to set the USA women’s single-game record. Wiggins is pictured in the front row, fourth from the left.
Paige Bueckers (pictured vs. Hungary on July 23, 2019) and Sonja Henning (vs. Brazil on July 30, 1989) are tied for the USA women’s U19 single-game record for 3-point percentage – both shooting 3-of-3 from deep 30 years apart from each other.
Melissa Lechlitner made 10-of-10 from the free throw line versus South Korea in 2007 to set U.S. single-game records for free throws attempted and free throw percentage.
Versus Australia at the 1997 FIBA U19 World Cup, Maylana Martin attempted 15 free throws to set the U.S. single-game record.
Two U.S. athletes have collected seven steals in women’s FIBA U19 World Cup play – pictured here is Linnae Harper (vs. Mali in 2013). Sonja Henning (vs. Spain in 1989) is the other.
Sonja Henning is tied for two USA women’s U19 single-game records. Henning is tied with Paige Bueckers for 3-point percentage (3-3 3pt FGs vs. Brazil on July 30, 1989) and for steals with Linnae Harper (seven vs. Spain on July 29, 1989).
USA Women's U19 Record-Holders
Through the Years: Paige Bueckers