UConn All-Americans Bria Hartley and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis are among the 12 players selected to the U.S. World University Games team roster, USA Basketball announced today. Both players competed in team trials at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Thursday through Saturday.
The team will now regroup for training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center June 25-July 1. The World University Games women’s basketball competition will be held in Kazan, Russia July 8-15.
The U.S. will meet Belarus July 8 (12:30 p.m. EDT), Czech Republic July 9 (12:30 p.m. EDT) and Brazil July 10 (4:30 a.m. EDT) in preliminary round play in Group B. The top two teams in each of the four pools will advance to the medal quarterfinals July 12. The semifinals will be held July 13 and the gold medal game will be July 15.
The U.S. will be looking to win its third straight gold medal at the event (ninth overall).