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Three Stanford women head to hoop tryouts for USA teams

 

Stanford's Kaylee Johnson, Erica McCall and Lili Thompson have accepted invitations to attend the 2015 USA Basketball Women's Pan American Games and World University Games Team Trials, USA Basketball announced Wednesday.

The USA Basketball Women's Junior National Team Committee issued the invitations for the trials, which will take place May 14-17 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.


Trials will be used to determine the rosters for the 2015 U.S. Pan American Women's Basketball Team and the 2015 USA Women's World University Games Team. The 12 members of each squad, or finalists for each team, will be announced on the morning of May 17. A total of 54 of the nation's best collegiate basketball players accepted invitations.

Stanford is one of only three schools sending three student-athletes to Colorado Springs along with Maryland and Ohio State.

The selected U.S. Pan American Women's Basketball Team players and coaches will return to Colorado on July 3 for the start of training camp and will depart for the competition in Toronto, Canada, on July 8. The 2015 Pan American Games women's basketball competition will take place July 16-20.

The selected USA players and coaches for the 2015 USA World University Games Team will return to Colorado Springs for training camp on June 18-July 2, before departing for the event. The 2015 World University Games women's basketball competition will be held July 4-13 in Gwangju, South Korea.

— Stanford Athletics

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