Njarðvík women's basketball

Njarðvík women's basketball, commonly known as Njarðvík, is the women's basketball department of Ungmennafélag Njarðvíkur, based in the town of Reykjanesbær in Iceland.[3] It won the national championship and the basketball cup in 2012.[4] As of the 2018–2019 season, the team plays in the second-tier 1. deild kvenna.

Ungmennafélag Njarðvíkur
Leagues1. deild kvenna
ArenaLjónagryfjan (The Lion's Den)
LocationReykjanesbær, Iceland
Team colorsgreen, white
         
PresidentKristín Örlygsdóttir[1]
Head coachRagnar Halldór Ragnarsson
Assistant(s)Rúnar Ingi Erlingsson[2]
Championships1 Icelandic championships
WebsiteUMFN.is

Arena

Njarðvík plays its home games at Íþróttahús Njarðvíkur[5], commonly nicknamed Ljónagryfjan (English: The Lion's Den).[6][7][8]

Trophies and awards

Trophies

Úrvalsdeild

  • Winners: 2012

Icelandic Basketball Cup

  • Winners: 2012

Icelandic Basketball Supercup: :

  • Winners: 2002

Division I

  • Winners (4): 2000, 2001, 2009, 2015

Awards

Úrvalsdeild Women's Foreign Player of the Year

Úrvalsdeild Women's Domestic All-First Team

  • Petrúnella Skúladóttir – 2012
  • Harpa Magnúsdóttir – 1989

Úrvalsdeild kvenna Coach of the Year

1. deild kvenna Domestic All-First team

  • Kamilla Sól Viktorsdóttir - 2019

1. deild kvenna Young Player of the Year

  • Vilborg Jónsdóttir - 2019

Notable players

Coaches

References

  1. Stjórn UMFN
  2. Ólafur Þór Jónsson (13 October 2018). "Rúnar Ingi: Krafturinn og orkan kemur okkur langt". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  3. Félög - Njarðvík
  4. Eiríkur Stefán Ásgeirsson (14 April 2012). "Umfjöllun og viðtöl: Haukar - Njarðvík 62-76 - Njarðvík Íslandsmeistari". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  5. "Félög - Njarðvík". KKI.is (in Icelandic). Icelandic Basketball Federation. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  6. Tómas Þór Þórðarson (7 March 2017). "Ljónagryfjan stóð í ljósum Loga: „Fæ mér árskort í Njarðvík ef hann spilar til 45 ára aldurs"". Vísir.is. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  7. "Góður sigur Hauka á KR-ingum". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 7 October 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  8. Skúli Sigurðsson (21 November 2009). "„Kisukassi" Njarðvíkinga gleymdur og grafinn". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  9. Anna María og Teitur leikmenn ársins
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