Slamová Highlights All Tournament Team

22.08.2010

Awards

MVP: Angelika Slamová (Slovak Republic)
Angelika Slamová led her team to promotion and could celebrate the MVP award despite a Final loss to Hungary

Angelika Slamovà of runner's up Slovakia was voted MVP for the U16 European Championship Women Division B in Skopje, F.Y.R. of Macedonia.

The shooting guard posted no less than nine top ten appearances in statistical categories throughout the tournament. Despite having the best 2two-point shooting percentage of all players at 52.1% as a guard she still managed to hand out a solid 3.4 assists to go with her 15.9 points and 4.0 rebounds per game. In a hard fought Qualifying Round Game against Germany she exploded for 30 points to post her personal tournament high.

Alongside Slamovà the All tournament team features fellow Slovakian Barbora Balintova, Hungarian duo Fanni Szabo and Amadea Szamosi and Portugal guard Ines Viana.

Balintova formed a formidable one-two punch with MVP Slamovà. The two had the same scoring average of 15.9 points per game. Balintova added 4.1 rebounds and 2.8 in both assists and steals per game. She only had one game in which she did not post double digit scoring and turned it up a notch when it counted most as she never scored below 15 points in the knock out stages.

Fanni Szabo has plenty to cheer about after the U16 European Championship. Despite bringing home a gold medal and clinching the return to Division A for her country, she earned herself a spot on the best five of the championship. Her 12.3 points and 4.2 rebounds went along 3.2 assists and an outstanding 4.3 steals per contest. That made her the second best pickpocket of the tournament.

Amadea Szamosi of Hungary was the second member out of Champions Hungary to be included. The 1.90 post player was a beast on the boards averaging a double-double of 15.0 points and 10.6 rebounds. She managed to grab 20+ rebounds three times in the tournament.

Ines Viana was leading the tournament in assists, averaging a stellar 5.8 dimes per game. Despite that she also displayed quick hands as she came up with 4 steals every night. For a 1.63 guard her 4.4 rebounds per contest are remarkable and she rounds up her nice all around performance with the 5th best free throw percentage in the tournament at 73%. All that was good enough to guide her team to silverware as Portugal rolled over England 78-52.

Fair-Play Award : Eve Emaru (Doctor of English Team)
Fair-Play Award : Eve Emaru

Fair-Play Award
The Fair Play Award for extraordinary sportsmanship goes to Eve Emaru, team doctor of England. Eve more than once helped out other teams during the tournament, some of them being her team's opponents and thus displayed the idea of fair play in an outstanding way.

MVP:
Angelika Slamovà, Slovak Republic

All Tournament Team:
Angelika Slamovà, Slovak Republic
Ines Viana, Portugal
Barbora Balintova, Slovak Republic
Fanni Szabo, Hungary
Amadea Szamosi, Hungary

Fair-Play Award:
Eve Emaru (Team Doctor of England) 

 


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