Sophomore standout Makayla Epps was invited to attend the tryout for the under 16 USA national women’s basketball team recently. Those tryouts were held in Colorado Springs, Colo., during the last week of May, and Epps made it through until the final cut.
Originally, 120 prospective team members were attempting to make the team. As each day progressed, a portion of those players were cut. Epps’ performance allowed her to remain in the hunt until the final cut in which there were 35 remaining players hoping for a spot on the team.