Career: Horizont Minsk (Belarus-Premier, 1999-02), Calais (France-NF1, 2002-03), Dynamo Moscow (Russia-Superleague, 2003-06), Baltiyskaya Zvezda Saint-Petersburg (Russia-Superleague, 2004-05-loan), Dinamo-Energia Novosibirsk (Russia-Superleague, 2006-07), Ust Kamenogorsk (KAZ, 2008), Lotos Gdynia (Poland-PLKK, 2008-09), Nadezhda (Russia-Superleague, 2009-11)
Coach Buyalski was quite clear last year when it came to the role of Katsiaryna Snytsina. He had earmarked the player to be the team leader at the FIBA World Championship Women, but injury prevented his plan from coming to fruition and a serious Achilles injury cost Syntsina her chance to participate. However, she should be back this summer and therefore Belarus will have the addition of a potent bit of firepower. Sytsina knows only one gear and that is top gear. She plays with a real intensity and shows her emotions at all times. While this has caused the odd flashpoint in the past, this spark is crucial since she makes sure none of her teammates take their foot off the gas. She has a lot of experience despite being only 25-years-old, having won titles at club level and from playing in club competitions such as EuroLeague Women. She was second top scorer at the Olympics during 2008 and is always liable to explode in any game offensively - especially if she can get her three-ball to drop consistently.