Basketball England name exciting U18 and U16 Womens rosters for European Championships

Basketball England announced the final 12 player rosters for the upcoming European Championships for the both the U16 and U18 women. The U18 get their competiton underway in just 5 days time against Ireland in Sarajevo, whilst the U16s have to wait until 5th August to face Bulgaria in Romania.

The U18 Womens Squad for the 2016 European Championships:

1) Freya Cooney – Ipswich
2) Jessica Eadsforth-Yates – Leicester Riders
3) Chloe Gaynor – Barking Abbey
4) Milly Knowles – Barrow Thorns/Lancashire Spinners
5) Abigail Lowe – Barking Abbey
6) Jo Lowry – City of Sheffield Hatters
7) Gabrielle Nikitinaite – Sevenoaks Suns
8) Ashleigh Pink – Ipswich
9) Anna Popovic – Leicester Riders
10) Harriet Swindells – Leicester Riders
11) Ruchae Walton – Leicester Riders
12) Imani Whittington – Barking Abbey

Staff

Head Coach – Vanessa Ellis
Assistant Coach – Stef Collins
Apprentice Coach – Julie Page
Performance Analyst – Ieuan Alex Jones
Physiotherapists – Charlotte Lloyd & Claire Farqhuarson
S & C Coach – Matt Smith
Team Manager – Sadie Mason

The U16 Womens Squad for the 2016 European Championships:

1) Esther Atunrase – Lewisham Thunder
2) Loren Christie – Oaklands Wolves
3) Charlotte Ellmore – Southend Swifts
4) Tia Freeman – Surrey Goldhawks
5) Shauna Harrison – City of Sheffield Hatters
6) Ashana Hinds – Manchester Mystics
7) Maya Hyaceinth – Nottingham Wildcats
8) Hannah Jump – Fever AAU California (USA)
9) Esther Little – Ipswich
10) Lauren Saa – Sporting Club Albion
11) Loie Webb – East Persians Australia (AUS)
12) Holly Winterburn – Northants Lightning/Leicester Riders

Reserves
13) Megan Haines – Brixton Topcats
14) Katie Richards – Sevenoak Suns

Staff

Head Coach – Lee Davie
Assistant Coach – Steve Vear
Performance Analyst – Barney Blake
Physiotherapist – Charlie Cotterill
S & C Coach – Sam Heathcote
Team Manager – Lorraine Dagger

Source: Basketball England
Image: Basketball England/Sadie Mason