NEWS

22.03.2007
Gruda And Harrower Heading To UMMC

USVO Valenciennes players Sandrine Gruda and Kristi Harrower will follow their current coach Laurent Buffard to UMMC Ekaterinburg next season.

Martinique-born Gruda, a product of the INSEP academy in Paris, admits that life in Siberia could be a culture shock.

13.03.2007
Coudray Enthusiastic About Chance At USVO

Herve Coudray will leave USO Mondeville at the end of the season and take the reins at fellow Ligue Feminine side USVO Valenciennes.

Coudray has signed a three-year deal with USVO and will replace current incumbent Laurent Buffard, who leaves for Russian giants UMMC Ekaterinburg at the end of the campaign.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Elvire Attiogbe 1.75 22.06.1987 Courbevoie (FRA)  
 Fatoumata B. Sall 1.87 27.12.1988 Paris (FRA)  
 4Lucie Bouthors PG 1.72 13.05.1988 Le Puy (FRA)  
 5Elodie Godin 1.92 05.07.1985 Cherbourg (FRA)  
 6Kristi Willoughby 1.62 04.03.1975 Bendigo (AUS)  
 7Sandrine Gruda 1.93 25.06.1987 Cannes (FRA)  
 8Emmanuelle Hermouet 1.83 02.04.1979 Poitiers (FRA)  
 9Vedrana Grgin Fonseca PF 1.88 13.01.1975 Split (CRO)  
10Jennifer Digbeu 1.90 14.04.1987 Lyon (FRA)  
11Emilie Gomis SG 1.78 18.10.1983 Ziguinchor (SEN)  
12Krissy Bade SF 1.83 31.07.1980 Paris (FRA)  
13Slobodanka Maksimovic 1.93 19.09.1977 Novi Sad (SRB)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Laurent Buffard
Assistant Coach: Jacky Moreau

More Headlines

21.02.2007
Buffard Expects Big Things In Two Years At UMMC

Outgoing USVO Valenciennes coach Laurent Buffard is targeting European success at new club UMMC Ekaterinburg within two years when he leaves for Russia at the end of this season.

Buffard has signed a two-year deal at UMMC and will take charge of the 2003 EuroLeague Women champions for the start of the next campaign.

20.02.2007
Buffard To Depart USVO For Russia After Season

Laurent Buffard will quit as coach of French giants USVO Valenciennes at the end of this season to take over at UMMC Ekaterinburg.

The 43-year-old, who has signed a two-year contract with UMMC, will take his assistant Jacky Moreau with him to Russia.

Gruda Helps USVO Stay On Top In France20.02.2007
USVO Edged Out By CSKA Volgaburmash02.02.2007
CSKA Put Away Determined USVO30.01.2007
France: USVO Domestic Win Streak Snapped30.01.2007
USVO Earn Vital Win In Russia17.01.2007
USVO Stay On Top In France15.01.2007
USVO Improvement Delights Buffard11.01.2007
Gruda Grinds Out Win For USVO10.01.2007
France: USVO See Off Calais08.01.2007
White Snatches Win For Lotos Gdynia21.12.2006

Team

US Valenciennes Olympic
US Valenciennes Olympic
US Valenciennes Olympic

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSS. Gruda17.3
RTS. Gruda5.8
ASK. Willoughby4.9
STE. Gomis1.5
BSS. Gruda0.7

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

02.11.2006vs Ros Casares[L] 58-81 (A)
08.11.2006vs Fenerbahce SK[L] 78-82 (H)
15.11.2006vs Lotos Gdynia[W] 75-67 (H)
22.11.2006vs Gambrinus[L] 46-62 (A)
30.11.2006vs UMMC[L] 67-68 (H)
06.12.2006vs Ros Casares[L] 69-76 (H)
14.12.2006vs Fenerbahce SK[L] 61-69 (A)
21.12.2006vs Lotos Gdynia[L] 68-70 (A)
10.01.2007vs Gambrinus[W] 72-66 (H)
17.01.2007vs UMMC[W] 73-67 (A)
30.01.2007vs CSKA[L] 75-85 (A)
02.02.2007vs CSKA[L] 70-76 (H)

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General Manager: Hervé Coudray