2013 USA Women's World University Games Team • Just the Facts

OFFICIAL EVENT TITLE: 2013 World University Games

OFFICIAL TEAM NAME: 2013 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team

EVENT SITE: Kazan, Russia

EVENT VENUES: Basket Hall (7,000 and 500), Biek Tau Sports Complex (167), Miras Sports Complex (1,000), Olymp Sport Hall (800)

OFFICIAL EVENT INTERNET SITE: Kazan2013.com

EVENT DATES: July 5-17, 2013

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COMPETITION DATES: July 8-15, 2013

USA BASKETBALL TRIALS DATES: May 16-19, 2013

USA BASKETBALL TRIALS SITE: U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colo.

USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP DATES: June 25 - 30, 2013

USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP SITE: U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Kazan, Russia

COMPETING TEAMS: Including host Russia and the United States, 16 teams will compete in the 2013 World University Games women’s basketball competition, including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Japan, Mongolia, Poland, Sweden, Taiwan and Ukraine.

EVENT DESCRIPTION: The World University Games are held every other year and are organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The World University Games is a multi-sport competition open to men and women who are between the ages of 17 and 24 (born between January 1, 1989 and December 31, 1995), and are or have been within the past year, a student at a college or university.

EVENT HISTORY: USA Basketball women's teams have participated in 16 prior World University Games and collected a record eight golds, six silvers and one bronze medal. Further, since 1973, the first year the USA women competed in the WUGs, the United States has compiled a 95-15 record. In 2011 the USA, led by 2012 NCAA National Player of the Year nominees Elena Delle Donne, Skylar Diggins and Nneka Ogwumike, posted a 6-0 slate en route to the gold medal.

USA WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES PLAYERS OF NOTE: Most recently notable among the list of WUG alumni are 2012 Olympic gold medalists Seimone Augustus, Tina Charles, Sylvia Fowles and Maya Moore. Additionally, Olympians Carol Blazejowski, Ruthie Bolton, Anne Donovan, Pat Head (Summitt), Lisa Leslie, Katrina McClain, Suzie McConnell (Serio), Ann Meyers (Drysdale), DeLisha Milton-Jones, Cappie Pondexter, Ruth Riley, Katie Smith, Dawn Staley, Katy Steding, Tina Thompson, Kara Wolters and Lynette Woodward played for the USA in the World University Games.

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