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2022 USA Women’s National Team Training Camp Update

  • Date:
    Sep 11, 2022

As the USA prepares for the 2022 FIBA World Cup later this month, USA Basketball announced the list of athletes who will continue training camp in Las Vegas before traveling to Sydney, host of the World Cup, this week. USA Basketball will announce the 2022 USA World Cup Team before competition begins on Sept. 22.

Athletes continuing in training camp are Ariel Atkins, Shakira Austin, Aliyah Boston, Diamond DeShields, Stefanie Dolson, Rhyne Howard, Sabrina Ionescu, Betnijah Laney and NaLyssa Smith. Kahleah Copper, Jewell Loyd and Breanna Stewart join training camp as their respective WNBA seasons have concluded.

Additionally, several athletes competing in the 2022 WNBA Finals remain in the World Cup player pool, including Chelsea Gray, Kelsey Plum, A’ja Wilson and Jackie Young of the Las Vegas Aces, and Connecticut Sun players Brionna Jones and Alyssa Thomas.

Athletes are selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Committee.

The 2022 FIBA World Cup, featuring 12 of the best national teams in the world, is scheduled for Sept. 22-Oct. 1 in Sydney. The USA will look to win its fourth consecutive World Cup dating back to 2010. The 2022 USA Basketball Women’s National Team will be announced prior to the start of group play. As part of Group A, the U.S. will start play Sept. 22 vs. Belgium. For more information, click here.

 

2022 USA BASKETBALL WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP
ALPHABETICAL ROSTER

NAME

POS

HGT

WGT

AGE*

CURRENT TEAM

COLLEGE

HOMETOWN

Ariel Atkins

G

5-8

167

26

Washington Mystics

Texas

Duncanville, TX

Shakira Austin

C/F

6-5

190

22

Washington Mystics

Mississippi

Upper Marlboro, MD

Aliyah Boston

F/C

6-5

180

20

South Carolina

South Carolina

St. Thomas, USVI

Kahleah Copper

F/G

6-1

155

27

Chicago Sky

Rutgers

Philadelphia, PA

Diamond DeShields

G

6-1

155

27

Phoenix Mercury

Tennessee

Norcross, GA

Stefanie Dolson

C

6-5

210

30

New York Liberty

Connecticut

Port Jervis, NJ

Chelsea Gray**

G

5-11

170

29

Las Vegas Aces

Duke

Manteca, CA

Rhyne Howard

G

6-2

180

22

Atlanta Dream

Kentucky

Cleveland, TN

Sabrina Ionescu

G

5-11

165

24

New York Liberty

Oregon

Walnut Creek, CA

Brionna Jones

F

6-3

230

26

Connecticut Sun

Maryland

Havre de Grace, MD

Betnijah Laney

G/F

6-0

166

28

New York Liberty

Rutgers

Clayton, DE

Jewell Loyd**

G

5-10

150

28

Seattle Storm

Notre Dame

Lincolnwood, IL

Kelsey Plum**

G

5-8

145

27

Las Vegas Aces

Washington

Poway, CA

NaLyssa Smith

F

6-3

180

22

Indiana Fever

Baylor

Converse, TX

Breanna Stewart

F/C

6-4

170

27

Seattle Storm

Connecticut

North Syracuse, NY

Alyssa Thomas**

F

6-2

190

30

Connecticut Sun

Maryland

Harrisburg, PA

A’Ja Wilson**

F

6-5

197

26

Las Vegas Aces

South Carolina

Hopkins, SC

Jackie Young**

G

6-0

165

24

Las Vegas Aces

Notre Dame

Princeton, IN

 

COACHING STAFF

TITLE

NAME

HEAD COACH

Cheryl Reeve (Minnesota Lynx)

ASSISTANT COACHES

Mike Thibault (Washington Mystics)

Kara Lawson (Duke University)

Joni Taylor (Texas A&M University)

COURT COACHES

Curt Miller (Connecticut Sun)

Katie Smith (Minnesota Lynx)

 

*Ages as of 8/15/22.

**Competing in 2022 WNBA Finals


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