NEWS

27.07.2008
Lithuania Hold Off Russia For Gold
Lithuania held off Russia 63-57 to claim their first ever U18 European Championship for Women.

Aurime Rinkeviciute saved her best for last as she finished with 27 points, eight rebounds and four assists but most importantly made the right plays at the right time down the stretch to lead her team to victory for the eighth and final time.
27.07.2008
Rinkeviciute Named MVP
Lithuania guard Aurime Rinkeviciute was named Most Valuable Player of the U18 European Championship for Women after leading her team all the way to the gold medal with a 63-57 win over Russia in Sunday's final.

The 1.79m guard saved her best for last by scoring a game-high 27 points - her best offensive output in the tournament - and added eight rebounds and four assists as Lithuania won their first ever U18 competition.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Gabriele Gutkauskaite PG 1.76 26.10.1990 Siauliai (LTU)  
 5Marina Solopova SF 1.82 13.02.1990 Klaipeda (LTU)  
 6Inesa Visgaudaite PG 1.69 20.05.1991 Klaipeda (LTU)  
 7Lina Pikciute 1.95 17.11.1990 Klaipeda (LTU)  
 8Egle Vitkute 1.86 07.01.1991 Marijampole (LTU)  
 9Mante Kvederaviciute SG 1.82 28.11.1990 Prinai (LTU)  
10Aurime Rinkeviciute 1.79 26.01.1990 Kaunas (LTU)  
11Giedre Paugaite 1.92 15.07.1990 Mazeikiai (LTU)  
12Gintare Mazionyte PF 1.86 26.06.1991 Klaipedia (LTU)  
13Egle Taraseviciute SF 1.82 08.04.1990 Kaunas (LTU)  
14Egle Siksniute 1.98 16.05.1991 Klaipeda (LTU)  
15Kristina Alminaite 2.05 18.11.1990 Kaunas (LTU)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Ramune Kumpiene
Assistant Coach: Dalius Ubartas ,
Nijole Kregzdiene

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27.07.2008
Lithuania And Russia Last Two Standing
Lithuania reached their first ever U18 European Championship for Women final by beating France 68-45 in their semi-final to set up a showdown with Russia on Sunday.

The Lithuanians extended their unbeaten run in the tournament (7-0) and are now just one win away from claiming their maiden title at this level since the country became the first Soviet state to declare its independence from the Soviet Union in 1990.
26.07.2008
Lithuania Start Fast, Never Look Back
Lithuania raced to a 20-3 first quarter lead and never looked back as they routed France 68-45 to reach their first ever final at the U18 European Championship for Women.

Afterwards, assistant coach Dalius Ubartas talked about the keys to victory for his team.
Lithuania Still Perfect24.07.2008
Lithuania In Good Spirits And Focused On Prize24.07.2008
Lithuania Slip Past Hosts23.07.2008
Hot Shooting Lithuania Topple Ukraine22.07.2008
Lithuania Stay Unbeaten20.07.2008
Second Quarter Run Propels Lithuania19.07.2008
Lithuania Roll Over Turkey18.07.2008
Lithuania U18 Women Fabulous In France24.06.2008
Lithuania U18 Women Preparations Underway21.05.2008

Team

Lithuania
Lithuania

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSA. Rinkeviciute20.1
RTG. Paugaite13.1
ASM. Solopova4.0
STA. Rinkeviciute2.5
BSG. Paugaite3.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

18.07.2008vs TUR[W] 79-56
19.07.2008vs POL[W] 73-61
20.07.2008vs ITA[W] 69-55
22.07.2008vs UKR[W] 71-52
23.07.2008vs SVK[W] 55-52
24.07.2008vs CZE[W] 69-61
26.07.2008vs FRA[W] 68-45
27.07.2008vs RUS[W] 63-57

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