NEWS

11.08.2009
Willemijn Kallenberg Awarded MVP

Netherlands star Willemijn Kallenberg had reason for a double celebration in Tallin as she was crowned the Tournament MVP.

The shooting guard was particularly influential in helping her team achieve success during the last two days of the tournament when she poured in 29 points across the semi-final and the final.

11.08.2009
Oranje Capture Another Gold Medal

Netherlands continued their summer of remarkable success in Division B basketball as they followed up promotion to Division A by claiming the gold medal with a 71-59 success over Croatia.

Having already won top flight status in the U20 Men and U20 Women categories, the U16 women made light work of overcoming Croatia with a superb second half performance.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Willemijn Kallenberg 1.78 21.01.1993 Leiderdorp (NED)  
 5Gabrielle Van Den Bosch SG 1.76 19.12.1993 Den Helder (NED)  
 6Klaziena Guijt SG 1.78 06.01.1995 Katwijk (NED)  
 7Rosanne Kruithof PF 1.77 19.01.1993 Leidschendam (NED)  
 8Jamailah Adams SG 1.80 02.04.1993 Rotterdam (NED)  
 9Loyce Bettonvil SF 1.85 05.11.1993 's Hertogenbosch (NED)  
10Sharon Lammerink 1.91 25.03.1993 Almelo (NED)  
11Esther van der Veer PF 1.83 24.02.1993 Boskoop (NED)  
12Maxime Essenstam PF 1.87 11.05.1993 Haarlem (NED)  
13Petronella Kraaijenoord PF 1.86 07.11.1993 Katwijk (NED)  
14Kourtney Treffers PF 1.86 08.08.1994 Den Helder (NED)  
15Rowena Jongeling PF 1.87 19.05.1993 Waalwijk (NED)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Hans Bais

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08.08.2009
Netherlands And Croatia Earn Promotion To Division A

t was a glorious night in Tallinn for Croatia and Netherlands who both achieved promotion to Division A after picking up wins against Denmark and Slovak Republic to make it to the Final of the tournament.

Croatia destroyed Denmark 80-58 with a devastating first half performance. Already 19-10 ahead after the opening period, they blew their opponents away completely before half time when they outscored the Danes by 30-13.

06.08.2009
Division B Round-Up: Nordic Showdown Needs Overtime

Netherlands snatched victory from the jaws of defeat after twice blowing leads down the stretch to lose an overtime heartbreaker 71-73 against Denmark.

Leading 65-56 with four minutes of regulation left, they failed to score another bucket and even in overtime they still managed to make the same mistake again.

Team

Netherlands
Netherlands

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Essenstam14.1
RTS. Lammerink11.1
ASM. Essenstam2.7
STJ. Adams4.1
BSK. Treffers0.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

30.07.2009vs POR[W] 72-55
01.08.2009vs UKR[W] 89-49
03.08.2009vs ENG[W] 62-40
05.08.2009vs BIH[W] 83-49
06.08.2009vs DEN[L] 71-73
08.08.2009vs SVK[W] 79-72
09.08.2009vs CRO[W] 71-59

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