NEWS

17.08.2008
Spain reign again!

Spain returned to supremacy at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women, finishing their undefeated run in Katowice with a 71-59 victory over surprise outfit Italy in the gold medal match.

The Spaniards collected their fifth U16 title and fourth in five years by coming back from a 22-point second quarter deficit with Queralt Casas leading the way with 25 points, nine rebounds, two assists and six steals.

16.08.2008
Spain break Swedish hearts, reach final

Spain fended off a valiant effort by Sweden to reach their fifth straight final of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women with a 38-33 victory in a defensive battle in Katowice.

The four-time champions came back from 10-point third quarter deficit and scored the game's final five points to end Sweden's fairytale dreams of reaching the final.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Marina Delgado 1.72 09.04.1992 Palma De Mallorca (ESP)  
5Andrea Vilaró 1.78 09.05.1993 Barcelona (ESP)  
6Irene San Roman 1.78 04.05.1992 Madrid (ESP)  
7Yurena Diaz PG 1.77 24.02.1993 Las Palmas De G.C. (ESP)  
8Mariona Ortiz PG 1.81 28.02.1992 Barcelona (ESP)  
9Queralt Casas SG 1.78 18.11.1992 Girona (ESP)  
10Elena Diaz FC 1.89 05.02.1992 Madrid (ESP)  
11Claudia Calvelo 1.89 27.03.1992 Gijon (ESP)  
12Amaia Segues PF 1.80 14.03.1992 San Sebastian (ESP)  
13Elisabet Vivas 1.78 13.08.1992 Tenerife (ESP)  
14Laura Gil 1.92 24.04.1992 Murcia (ESP)  
15Farah Suarez 1.92 06.03.1992 Las Palmas (ESP)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Jose Ignacio Hernández
Assistant Coach: Jose Mario Lopez Villalibre

More Headlines

15.08.2008
Stifling "D" sends Spain to semis

The old adage goes: "Defense wins championships". Well, if that is the case, then Spain have excellent chances of collecting their fifth gold medal at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women - and fourth in the past five years.

Jose Ignacio Hernandez's Spain have steam-rolled into the semi-finals in Katowice with their defense leading them to an undefeated record heading into the Saturday match-up against Sweden.

14.08.2008
Spain work over-time in beating Italy

Mariona Ortiz made two foul shots with six seconds left in over-time to give Spain a 61-57 victory over Italy to grab first place in the Qualifying Round Group F of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women.

Amaia Segues poured in 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Spain improved to 5-0 in the group. Oritz added 13 points while Marina Delgado had 12 and Yurena Diaz tallied 11.

Spain surge past Poland, into semis 13.08.2008
Spain join Italy undefeated atop Group F12.08.2008
Spain, Turkey book final Qualifying spots10.08.2008
Spain move on, France still perfect09.08.2008
Spain, France coast to opening wins08.08.2008
No Stars, Plenty Of Heart For Spain U16 Women31.05.2008

Team

Spain
Spain
Spain

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Delgado11.5
RTA. Segues8.4
ASM. Ortiz3.0
STQ. Casas3.1
BSC. Calvelo1.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

08.08.2008vs GER[W] 71-30
09.08.2008vs BLR[W] 80-45
10.08.2008vs RUS[W] 57-50
12.08.2008vs HUN[W] 73-31
13.08.2008vs POL[W] 67-40
14.08.2008vs ITA[W] 61-57
16.08.2008vs SWE[W] 38-33
17.08.2008vs ITA[W] 71-59

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