NEWS

17.07.2009
Italy, Bulgaria To Contest 9th Place

Italy pulled out a 73-71 win over Sweden thanks to some last second heroics from Martina Crippa and will now play Bulgaria for the ninth place in the U20 European Championship Women 2009. 

Danielle Hamilton-Carter (14 points) hit one-of-two free throws with :23 seconds left to put Sweden ahead 71-70.

15.07.2009
Russia End Lithuania Hopes

Russia ended Lithuania's hopes of advancing to the Quarter-Finals of the U20 European Championship Women 2009 with a dominating 85-62 victory. 

Aleksandr Kovalev's squad shared the scoring load.  Nine players tallied five of more points apiece.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Gabriele Narviciute PF 1.87 18.06.1990 Alytus (LTU)  
5Egidija Busaite 1.70 13.02.1989 Birzai (LTU)  
6Erika Liutkute PG 1.73 16.02.1990 Kaunas (LTU)  
7Dovile Miliauskaite 1.88 18.01.1989 Kaunas (LTU)  
8Saule Kontautaite 1.70 14.02.1989 Plunge (LTU)  
9Agneta Morkunaite 1.80 13.08.1989 Vilnius (LTU)  
10Simona Martinkute SF 1.78 03.12.1989 Panevezys (LTU)  
11Ieva Simkute 1.91 25.09.1989 Klaipeda (LTU)  
12Inga Aleksaite 1.92 29.06.1989 Panevezys (LTU)  
13Gintare Petronyte 1.96 19.03.1989 Panevezys (LTU)  
14Kamile Nacickaite SF 1.81 28.12.1989 Siauliai (LTU)  
15Indre Milkelenaite PG 1.74 17.08.1990 Sialuliai (LTU)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Rasa Kreivyte
Assistant Coach: Donatas Velicka

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14.07.2009
Lithuania Better Sweden To Stay In The Race

Gintare Petronyte pulled out some late-game heroics to guide her Lithuania to a 75-66 win over Sweden and keep alive their slim hopes of reaching the Quarter-Finals of the U20 European Championship Women 2009. 

"This victory was very important but we think that tomorrow is the most important game," said the FIBA Europe Young Women's Player of the Year.

13.07.2009
France Cruise To Victory Over Lithuania

France did not have too many problems beating Lithuania 77-57 to go 3-0 and make sure of a place in the Quarter-Finals of the U20 European Championship Women in Gdynia, Poland.

France knew that the road to victory lay in stopping the tournament's leading scorer, Lithuanian center Gintare Petronyte, who came in averaging 21 points a game. 

Latvia Handle Poland, Lithuania Stay Alive11.07.2009
Poland, Latvia Stay Perfect In Group C10.07.2009
Croup C: Hosts Edge Lithuania, Latvia Cruise Past Czechs09.07.2009

Team

Lithuania
Lithuania
Lithuania

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSG. Petronyte20.6
RTG. Petronyte11.0
ASG. Petronyte2.9
STS. Kontautaite2.0
BSG. Petronyte2.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

09.07.2009vs POL[L] 70-73
10.07.2009vs LAT[L] 69-85
11.07.2009vs CZE[W] 69-57
13.07.2009vs FRA[L] 57-77
14.07.2009vs SWE[W] 75-66
15.07.2009vs RUS[L] 62-85
17.07.2009vs BUL[L] 73-85
19.07.2009vs SWE[L] 76-80

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