Team USA and Villanova Wildcats senior Caroline Coyer lost to Canada 81-73 in the gold medal Women's Basketball game at the 2015 Pan Am Games on Monday night. Led by UConn's rising-sophomore Kia Nurse's 33 points, the host nation claimed their first major international hoops championship.
The USA was led by UConn's Breanna Stewart's 17 points en route to capturing the silver medal. Coyer, the Big 5 Player of the Year and First Team All-Big East, played a single minute in the championship and recorded a steal. In three games through the tournament. She shot 3-8 from 3FG and averaged 3.7 points including an 11-point game against the Dominican Republic.
Coyer will return to Villanova for her senior season. In 2014-15 she was named a 1st Team All-Big East performer and the Philadelphia Big 5 Player of the Year after averaging 13.4 ppg, 4.5 apg in over 35 minutes per game. She'll enter her final season as one of the top returning players in the country.