The four-player roster for the inaugural 2020 U.S. Olympic women’s 3×3 basketball team features two players from UConn, one from Washington and one from South Carolina.

The Olympic 3×3 basketball competition begins July 23 in Tokyo, Japan. Here’s the schedule for the women’s team, which is coached by Kara Lawson, the head women’s basketball coach at Duke University and a 2008 Olympic gold medalist.

Below is a breakdown of the roster and each player’s college career.

2020 U.S. Olympic women’s 3×3 basketball team

Stefanie Dolson UConn (2014) Center
Allisha Gray South Carolina (2017) Guard
Kelsey Plum Washington (2017) Guard
Katie Lou Samuelson UConn (2019) Guard/Forward
UConn Athletics
Uconn's Stefanie Dolson

Stefanie Dolson

Dolson was the sixth overall pick in the 2014 WNBA draft. While at UConn, Dolson led her team to four Final Four appearances and back-to-back national championships. Over her four-year career, Dolson posted a 144-11 record overall.


School: UConn
Years: 2010-2014
Career averages: 11.7 ppg, 2.5 apg, 7.2 rpg, 1.6 bpg
Current WNBA team: Chicago Sky
WNBA career averages: 9.9 ppg, 1.9 apg, 5.1 rpg, 1.1 bpg


  • All-time leader at UConn with 152 starts
  • Recorded one of three triple-doubles all-time in UConn history
  • One of only five Huskies to finish their career recording 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds 
  • Finished 12th all-time on UConn’s scoring list with 1,797 career points
  • Finished fourth all-time at UConn for most rebounds with 1,101
  • Fourth all-time in blocks at UConn with 254
  • Fourth all-time in field goal percentage at UConn with 58.8%


  • Two-time Big East Freshman of the Week
  • 2010–11 Big East All–Rookie Team
  • 2010–11 Big East All–Tournament Team
  • 2011–12 Preseason Wade Watch List
  • 2011–12 Preseason All–Big East Honorable Mention
  • 2011–12 Preseason Naismith Award Watch List
  • 2011–12 Big East All–Tournament Team
  • 2011–12 All–Big East Honorable Mention
  • 2011–12 NCAA All–Kingston Regional Team
  • 2012–13 Wooden Award Preseason Top–30
  • 2012–13 Naismith Award Preseason Watch List
  • 2012–13 Big East All–Tournament Team
  • 2012–13 All–Big East First Team
  • 2012–13 Associated Press All–America Third Team
  • 2012–13 USBWA All–America Team
  • 2012–13 WBCA/State Farm All–America Team
  • 2013–14 Senior Class Award
  • 2013–14 AAC Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2013-14 WBCA National Defensive Player of the Year 
South Carolina Athletics
Allisha Gray

Allisha Gray

Gray was selected fourth overall in the 2017 WNBA draft by the Dallas Wings. Gray won the Rookie of the Year award the following season with the Wings, helping her team to the playoffs. Gray attended the University of North Carolina from 2013-2015 before transferring to South Carolina for the 2016-17 season, winning the national championship.


School: North Carolina (2013-2015), South Carolina (2016-17)
Career averages: 14.3 ppg, 2.0 apg,  6.0 rpg, 1.4 spg
Current WNBA team: Dallas Wings
WNBA career averages: 11.3 ppg, 1.9 apg, 3.9 rpg, 1.3 spg 


  • First-Team All-ACC (2015)
  • WBCA Honorable Mention All-America (2015)
  • Full Court Freshman All-America Second Team (2014)
  • NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team
  • NCAA Stockton Region All-Tournament Team
  • SEC Player of the Week 
  • SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
Washington Athletics
Kelsey Plum

Kelsey Plum 

Plum was the first overall pick in the 2017 WNBA draft by the San Antonio Stars. One of Plum’s most notable college accolades came when she scored a career-high 57 points on her senior night at Washington, breaking the NCAA Division I women’s basketball all-time scoring record with 3,397 points. Plum became the first player in Pac-12 history, female or male, to score 3,000 career points.


School: Washington
Career averages: 25.4 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.8 apg
Current WNBA team: Las Vegas Aces
WNBA career averages: 8.9 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 3.5 apg


  • All-time NCAA scoring leader with 3,527 points
  • Broke single-season NCAA scoring record with 1,109 points in 2016-17
  • Broke 33-year-old NCAA career free throw record (912)
  • UW all-time 3-point leader, second all-time in Pac-12
  • Pac-12 all-time single-season scoring leader
  • Pac-12 record holder for free throws made (season and career)
  • Pac-12 single-game scoring record of 57 points vs. Utah
  • 2014 Pac-12 Freshman of the Year


  • AP Player of the Year (2017)
  • ESPNW Player of the Year (2017)
  • Pac-12 Player of the Year (2017)
  • WBCA and USWBA All-American (2016, 2017)
  • Unanimous first team All-American by AP (2017)
  • Unanimous first team All-American by ESPNW (2017)
  • Unanimous All-Pac-12 selection
  • Won the Dawn Staley, Ann Meyers Drysdale, Nancy Lieberman awards, Naismith and Wade Trophy (2017)
  • Top Three finalist for Honda Cup (2017)
  • Tom Hansen Conference Medal recipient (2017)
  • Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • AP Preseason All-American (2017)
  • Finalist for Senior CLASS Award (2017)
  • Seattle Female Sports Star of the Year (2017)
  • Wooden Award All-American (2016)
  • AP Third Team All-American and Naismith Award Semifinalist (2016)
  • Lexington Regional All-Tournament Team (2016)
  • Pac-12 All-Tournament Team (2016)
  • Second Team All-America (2016)
  • Two-time WBCA All-Region Team (2015, 2016)
  • Four-time All-Pac-12 Team (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
UConn Athletics
Katie Lou Samuelson

Katie Lou Samuelson

Samuelson was drafted fourth overall in the 2019 WNBA draft by the Chicago Sky. Samuelson made immediate impact at UConn, ranking second in all-time 3-pointers made by a Connecticut freshman in a single season (78). Samuelson was part of the 2016 UConn team that won an NCAA championship.


School: UConn
Career averages: 16.8 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 1.2 spg, 3.3 apg
Current WNBA team: Seattle Storm
WNBA career averages:  3.8 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 0.9 apg, 0.5 spg


  • Set the NCAA single-game record for most 3-pointers made without a miss (10)
  • No. 5 in career points at UConn (2,342)
  • No. 6 in career scoring average at UConn (16.7)
  • No. 8 in career field goals made at UConn (808)
  • No. 2 in career 3-point field goals at UConn (382)
  • No. 7 in career 3-point field goal percentage at UConn (41.5)
  • No. 4 in career free throw percentage at UConn (85.1)
  • No. 5 in single-season points at UConn in 2016-17 (747)
  • No. 2 in single-season 3-pointers at UConn 2016-17 (119), No. 6 in 2017-18 (96) and No. 10 in 2018-19 (89)
  • No. 3 in single-season free throw percentage at UConn in 2018-19 (87.6) and No. 8 in 2016-17 (84.0)


  • Three-time WBCA Coaches’ All-American (2017, ’18, ’19)
  • Two-time AP First Team All-American (2017, ’18)
  • Two-time USBWA First Team All-American (2017, ’18)
  • Two-time American Athletic Conference Player of the Year (2017, ’18)
  • Three-time American Athletic Conference First Team (2017, ’18, ’19)
  • Two-time American Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team (2017, ’18)
  • 2019 AP Third Team All-American
  • 2019 USBWA Second Team All-American
  • 2019 NCAA Albany Regional All-Tournament Team
  • 2017 American Athletic Conference Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • 2016 American Athletic Conference All-Freshman Team
  • 2016 ESPNW National Freshman of the Year




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