Chaminade’s CIF-SS Open Division player of the year, USC-bound guard, Valerie Higgins ’16 has been named to USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team.
After three days of trials at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the roster was announced, and Higgins was one of 12 players selected. She will travel with the team in July to Chile for the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. This is Higgins’ first call up to a USA Basketball event.
In addition to her All-CIF honors, she was selected to the Jordan Brand Classic All-American West Team, Daily News co-player of the year, and Los Angeles Times girls’ basketball player of the year.