Champions and winners 2016

Champions and winners 2016

The 2016 Final Four was played April 16-17 at the Daugavas sports hall in Riga, Latvia. TTT Rīga earned the first EEWBL title with a 81-67 over Basket Gdynia. Kristen Mann received the MVP award.

 

First place: TTT Rīga (9-0, Final Four 2-0)

Anda Eibele, Laura Puriņa, Ieva Kūlīte, Rūta Veidere, Baiba Eglīte (UTEP), Sydney Carter (Texas A&M; Atlanta Dream), Ieva Krastiņa, Zenta Meļņika, Kate Aizsila, Kristen Mann (University of California Santa Barbara), Liene Priede (Missouri), Sigita Džarcāne, Digna Strautmane. Head coach Aigars Nerips, coach Jānis Nešpors, doctor Līga Folkmane, strength and conditioning coach Viktors Lācis (Wichita State), manager Edijs Eglītis.

 

Second place: Basket Gdynia (5-4, Final Four 1-1)

Ashley Shields (Southwest Tennessee Community College), Jowita Ossowska, Katarzyna Suknarowska, Jelena Škerovic, Kamila Podgorna, Magda Bibrzycka, Justyna Grabowska, Dominika Miloszewska, Anna Jakubiuk, Amalia Rembiszewska, Tatyana Troina (South Carolina), Paris Johnson (San Diego State). Played in regular season: Aneta Kotnis, Shawnice Wilson. Head coach Katarzyna Dydek (Evangel College), coach Tomasz Cielebak (Marist). General manager Agnieszka Bibrzycka (played until February 4).

 

Third place: Astana Tigers (4-5, Final Four 1-1)

Zalina Kurazova, Oxana Osipenko, Olga Dubrovina, Anasstassiya Ovechkina, Anna Vinokurova, Oxana Ivanova, Daria Koroleva, Ganna Zarytska, Nadezhda Kondrakova, Anita Teilāne. Played in regular season: Anasstassiya Begun, Nina Mashtakova, Elena Khusnitdinova. Head coach Romualdas Petronis.

 

Final Four participants: Tsmoki Minsk (5-4, Final Four 0-2)

Amber Jerkia Jones (UAB), Katsiaryna Urbanovich, Volha Ziuzkova, Viktoryia Pankova, Maryna Ivashchanka, Marina Kress, Yauheniya Stsiapanava, Dziyana Sizonava, Giedre Paugaite. Played in regular season: Ala Murauskaya, Viktoryia Hasper, Gabriele Gutkauskaite. Head coach Andrei Vauleu.

 

All Star team 2016

Olga Dubrovina, Astana Tigers

Jelena Škerovic, Basket Gdynia

Ieva Krastiņa, TTT Rīga

Shenita Landry, Kibirkštis Vilnius

Giedre Paugaite, Tsmoki Minsk

 

MVP

Kristen Cherie Mann, TTT Rīga

 

Undefeated season: TTT Rīga (9-0).

Teams (8): 1182 Tallinn, Astana Tigers, Basket Gdynia, Horizont Minsk, Kibirkštis Vilnius, Olimpia Grodno, Tsmoki Minsk, TTT Rīga.

Countries represented (6): Belarus, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland.

Video: Basket Gdynia 67, TTT Rīga 81

http://sportacentrs.com/sportacentrs_tv/pilna_spele/17042016-austrumeiropas_sieviesu_basketbola_liga_f (total time 02:27:42)

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