Images from the Olympic women's basketball medal ceremony after the USA's 90-75 golden victory over host Japan.
Since first playing with USA Basketball in 2013, Katie Lou Samuelson is 44-1 and has won six gold medals, including three 3x3 golds.
Katie Lou Samuelson was a member of the 2013 USA team that won gold with a 5-0 record at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Cancun, Mexico. She started in all five wins and averaged a team second-best 16.0 points per game to go with 5.6 rebounds per game.
In the USA women’s U16 record book, Katie Lou Samuelson is No. 1 in single-competition 3-point makes per game (3.6 in 2013) and 3-point attempts per game (6.8 in 2013); and No. 1 in single-game 3-point makes (eight vs. Canada on June 23, 2013) and 3-point percentage (8-of-8 vs. Canada on June 23, 2013).
Katie Lou Samuelson earned the right to represent the USA at the 2013 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup after she and her Defend teammates won the 2013 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Championship that was held at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Katie Lou Samuelson was a member of the USA national team that won gold at the 2013 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia, with an 8-1 record.
Prior to the 2013 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup, Katie Lou Samuelson and her USA teammates earned gold at the 2013 FIBA Americas 3x3 U18 Championship with a 5-0 record.
As a member of the USA team that captured the 2014 FIBA U17 World Cup title with a 7-0 record in Pilsen, Czech Republic, Katie Lou Samuelson started in six of the USA’s seven wins and averaged a team-high 13.9 points to go with 5.0 rebounds per game.
Averaging a team-high 13.9 points per game, Katie Lou Samuelson was named to the all-tournament team at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Cup.
In the USA women’s U17 record book, Katie Lou Samuelson is No. 1 for single-competition 3-point attempts (47) and tied for No. 1 in 3-point makes (19); No. 1 in single-game 3-point makes and attempts (6-11 3pt FGs vs. Hungary on July 5, 2014); and No. 3 for single-game points (25 vs. Hungary on July 5, 2014).
Katie Lou Samuelson was a member of the gold-medal winning 2014 USA Youth Olympic Games Team (3x3 competition) that finished with a 13-0 record in Nanjing, China.
Katie Lou Samuelson earned a bronze medal in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games Shootout Competition.
Katie Lou Samuelson was named to the 2015 USA U19 World Cup Team on May 17, 2015, but withdrew due to personal reasons. She is pictured here during training camp.
Katie Lou Samuelson participated in the 2017 USA U23 National Team training camp.
One of only five collegiate athletes on the training camp roster, Katie Lou Samuelson took part in the 2017 USA National Team training camp from Sept. 30-Oct. 2 in Santa Barbara, California.
As a member of the 2019 USA AmeriCup Team that finished with a 6-0 record and the gold medal at the FIBA AmeriCup in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Katie Lou Samuelson averaged 8.0 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.
Katie Lou Samuelson aided the 2020 USA National Team to a 5-0 record against two collegiate teams and three international opponents. She averaged 5.6 points per game over those five contests.
Katie Lou Samuelson played seven minutes as the USA National Team defeated her alma mater, the University of Connecticut, 79-64 on Jan. 27, 2020, in Hartford, Connecticut. She is pictured here signing autographs after the game.
Against the University of Louisville in a 97-54 USA National Team win on Feb. 2 in Kentucky, Katie Lou Samuelson contributed six points in 14 minutes played.
Katie Lou Samuelson helped the USA National Team to a 3-0 record at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament from Feb. 6-9 in Belgrade, Serbia. She scored 10 points in the USA’s 124-49 win over Mozambique and a 76-71 victory against Nigeria.
Katie Lou Samuelson participated in the 2020 USA Basketball 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament training camp in February in Chicago.
Katie Lou Samuelson took part in the USA National Team training camp in Chicago over the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend.
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