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2007 USA Women's U19 World Championship Team

SEVENTH FIBA WOMEN'S U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP -- 2007

  • Date:
    Feb 20, 2014

Bratislava, Slovakia - July 26 - August 5 2007


Led by two-time USA Basketball co-Developmental Coach of the Year Doug Bruno, the 2007 USA U19 World Championship Team returned from the FIBA U19 World Championship with a perfect 9-0 record and gold medal.

2007 USA RESULTS (9-0)
USA 95 Ivory Coast 25
USA 101 China 60
USA 90 Lithuania 50
USA 113 South Korea 69
USA 74 Spain 66
USA 84 Slovakia 60
USA 85 Czech Republic 66
USA 69 Spain 46
USA 99 Sweden 57

2007 U19 WORLD CHAMP. FINAL STANDINGS

1. USA (9-0)

9. Canada (4-4)
2. Sweden (6-3) 10. Brazil (4-4)
3. Serbia (8-1) 11. China (3-5)
4. Spain (5-4) 12. Lithuania (2-6)
5. Australia (7-2) 13. Japan (2-3)
6. Slovakia (6-3) 14. Argentina (1-4)
7. Czech Republic (4-5) 15. Mali (1-4)
8. South Korea (3-6) 16. Ivory Coast (0-5)

Dominating its competition by an average margin of 34.6 ppg., the USA broke nine team records and set six new individual highs in the USA U19 record book.

DePaul University's Bruno was assisted by Cynthia Cooper-Dyke of Prairie View A&M University (Texas) and Carol Owens from Northern Illinois University.

The USA began the tournament with a 95-25 dismantling of Ivory Coast. Led by game-highs of 17 points and 12 rebounds from Krystal Thomas, all 12 U.S. players scored in th e USA's opening contest.

Krystal Thomas, with 17 points and 11 rebounds, notched a double-double the following night as well as the USA recorded a 101-60 blowout of China .

Next, Jantel Lavender and Monica Wright each scored 16 points to help the USA to a 90-50 victory over Lithuania to close preliminary round play.

To open second round action, the USA jumped to a 20-point first quarter lead over South Korea and never looked back, cruising to a 113-69 win with thel help of 14 points from Melissa Lechlitner and a third double-double from Krystal Thomas, this time 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Matched against Spain, the USA needed all four quarters and 28 points from Jantel Lavender to secure a hard-fought, 74-66 win over Spain.

Next facing Slovakia, the USA recorded a 84-60 victory, highlighted by 24 points from Maya Moore.

The USA closed the second round with a 85-66 win against the Czech Republic that featured 25 points from Jantel Lavender.

Matched for a second time against Spain in the semifinal contest, the USA recorded a 69-46 victory, including 24 points from Maya Moore.

The USA faced an also-unbeaten opponent, Sweden, in the championship game, and, featuring five players in double figures, rolled to an impressive 99-57 win over Sweden to capture a perfect 9-0 record and the 2007 U19 World Championship gold medal.

The USA ranked first in 11 of 19 statistical categories, including scoring margin, scoring average (90.0 ppg.), field goal percentage (45.5), rebounding (57.4 rpg), rebounding margin (+18.7 rpg.) and blocked shots (5.8 bpg.).

In addition, two of the USA's 12 players finished among the top 10 leading scorers for the tournament.

Prior to the U19 World Championship, the USA tallied a 3-0 record in an tournament in the Canary Islands, Spain. The USA beat Australia 64-62 on July 19; Brazil 90-75 on July 20; and Spain 79-71 on July 21.

2007 USA WOMEN'S U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM ROSTER

NAME
POS
HGT
WGT
AGE
SCHOOL
HOMETOWN
Victoria Baugh
F
6-4
190
18
Sacramento H.S. / *Tennessee Sacramento, CA
Angie Bjorklund
G
6-0
170
18
University H.S. / *Tennessee Spokane, WA
Allyssa DeHaan
C
6-9
180
19
Michigan State Grandville, MI
Amy Jaeschke
C
6-5
220
18
New Trier H.S. / *Northwestern Wilmette, IL
Jantel Lavender
C
6-4
210
18
Cleveland Central Catholic H.S. / *Ohio State Cleveland, OH
Melissa Lechlitner
G
5-7
135
19
Notre Dame Mishawaka, IN
Italee Lucas
G
5-9
152
18
Centennial H.S. / *North Carolina Las Vegas, NV
Maya Moore
F
6-0
162
18
Collins Hill H.S. / *Connecticut Lawrenceville, GA
Kayla Pedersen
F
6-4
195
18
Red Mountain H.S. / *Stanford Fountain Hills, AZ
Jasmine Thomas
G
5-9
135
17
Oakton H.S. / *Duke Fairfax, VA
Krystal Thomas
F
6-5
187
18
The First Academy / *Duke Orlando, FL
Monica Wright
F
5-11
165
19
Virginia Woodbridge, VA
Head Coach: Doug Bruno, DePaul University
Assistant Coach: Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, Prairie View A&M University
Assistant Coach: Carol Owens, Northern Illinois University
Team Physician: Doug McDonald, University of Florida
Athletic Trainer: Jeff Kawaguchi, Eastern Washington University

*
High school seniors signed by a national letter of intent to the school indicated.

2007 USA WOMEN'S U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CUMULATIVE STATISTICS

NAME
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AS
BK
ST
Moore
9/9
60-122
.492
6-21
.286
21-26
.808
58/ 6.4
147/ 16.3
21
8
17
Lavender
9/9
57-117
.487
0- 0
.---
30-50
.600
73/ 8.1
144/ 16.0
8
0
8
Wright
9/9
32-70
.457
5-16
.313
19-26
.731
22/ 2.4
88/ 9.8
18
0
21
Thomas K.
9/1
29-48
.601
0- 0
.---
12-22
.545
67/ 7.4
70/ 7.8
1
6
5
Bjorklund
9/0
24-52
.462
13-33
.394
6- 8
.750
18/ 2.0
67/ 7.4
11
0
4
Thomas J.
9/9
23-63
.365
11-25
.440
10-13
.769
37/ 4.1
67/ 7.4
27
2
9
Baugh
9/8
22-37
.595
0- 1
.000
8-16
.500
59/ 6.6
52/ 5.8
2
10
11
DeHaan
9/0
17-36
.472
0- 0
.---
11-16
.688
59/ 6.6
45/ 5.0
4
19
2
Lucas
9/0
16-56
.286
3-21
.143
9-13
.692
22/ 2.4
44/ 4.9
23
0
7
Lechlitner
9/0
9-43
.209
2-13
.154
21-26
.808
13/ 1.4
41/ 4.6
13
0
13
Pedersen
9/0
12-25
.480
0- 3
.000
1- 5
.200
29/ 3.2
25/ 2.8
6
1
4
Jaeschke
8/0
10-14
.714
0- 0

.---

0- 0
.---
17/ 2.1
20/ 2.5
2
6
2
USA
9
311-683
.455
40-133
.301
148-221
.670
517- 57.4
810/ 90.0
136
52
103
OPP.
9
170-617
.276
40-181
.221
119-208
.572
349/ 38.8
499/ 55.4
84
12
79

 

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