NEWS

09.07.2006
Belgium Through Despite Defeat

Belgium went through as pool leaders in Group D despite losing 86-60 to Latvia on Sunday.

Laine Kurpniece was the star of the show for Latvia, recording game-highs in points (22) and rebounds (nine) to lead her side to a comprehensive victory.

08.07.2006
Germany Raise The Bär

It was the Romy Bär show for Germany as she had 27 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and four steals to lead her country past Latvia, 81-52.

Traviling 25-23 at half-time, the Germans erupted for 36 points over the next 10 minutes while allowing the Baltic nation to score just 14 to take control for good.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Dita Liepkalne SF 1.82 30.04.1987 Riga (LAT)  
 5Lauma Reke SF 1.72 02.03.1986 Jurmala (LAT)  
 6Dina Piterniece PF 1.86 25.05.1986 Riga (LAT)  
 7Edite Kresa SG 1.70 04.01.1987 Riga (LAT)  
 8Agnija Reke SG 1.72 06.07.1986 Jekabpils (LAT)  
 9Kristine Silaraja SG 1.72 27.11.1987 Ventspils (LAT)  
10Anete Horelika SF 1.78 23.07.1987 Riga (LAT)  
11Ieva Lazdane PF 1.83 06.09.1986 Riga (LAT)  
12Marta Flaksa SG 1.77 21.01.1986 Riga (LAT)  
13Laine Kurpniece 1.83 14.05.1986 Valka (LAT)  
14Aija Brumermane 1.91 17.10.1986 Riga (LAT)  
15Anete Steinberga PF 1.90 29.01.1990 Ogre (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Aigars Nerips

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07.07.2006
Italy Storm Back For Dramatic Win

Italy profited from a stirring second half comeback as they opened their OSTCHEM U20 European Championship Women Group D campaign with a 63-59 defeat of Latvia on Friday.

The Azzurri trailed 39-25 at the interval but hit back in dramatic fashion to stun the Latvians.

Team

Latvia
Latvia
Latvia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSL. Kurpniece13.4
RTA. Brumermane9.1
ASE. Kresa2.5
STL. Reke1.3
BSA. Brumermane1.1

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

07.07.2006vs ITA[L] 59-63
08.07.2006vs GER[L] 52-81
09.07.2006vs BEL[W] 86-60
11.07.2006vs CZE[W] 65-59
12.07.2006vs ISR[W] 69-64
13.07.2006vs POL[W] 70-55
15.07.2006vs ITA[L] 49-64
16.07.2006vs TUR[L] 65-71

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