Reimer, Mavunga make U16 National Team cut

Posted by RRR on May 31, 2011 at 11:40am | Page Views: 2,225

Indiana rising juniors Taya Reimer (Hamilton Southeastern) and Stephanie Mavunga (Brownsburg) will both be representing the red, white & blue this summer as members of the 2011 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team.

The 2011 USA Women’s U16 National Team will represent the U.S. in the 2011 FIBA Americas U16 Championship June 13-18 in Mérida, Mexico. The top three finishing teams at the ’11 FIBA Americas U16 Championship will earn a berth into the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship (site and date TBD). Players eligible for this team must be U.S. citizens, born on or after Jan. 1, 1995, and the team was selected by the USA Basketball Women’s Developmental National Team Committee.

Reimer and Mavunga survived four days of trials as part of a field of 115 competitors to make the final cut.

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