Snæfell women's basketball

The Snæfell women's basketball team, commonly known as Snæfell, is the women's basketball department of Ungmennafélagið Snæfell[2], based in Stykkishólmur, Iceland.[3] They currently play in Úrvalsdeild kvenna.[4][5]

Snæfell
LeaguesÚrvalsdeild kvenna
Founded1964 (1964)
HistorySnæfell
1964–present
ArenaÍþróttahúsið Stykkishólmi
LocationStykkishólmur, Iceland
Team colorsRed, White, Blue
              
PresidentGunnar Svanlaugsson [1]
Head coachGunnlaugur Smárason
Assistant(s)Gísli Pálsson
Kristen McCarthy
Championships3 Úrvalsdeild kvenna
Websitesnaefell.is

History

Snæfell's women's team first played in Úrvalsdeild kvenna during the 2008–2009 season after winning Division I the previous season with a perfect record. It won the national championship for three straight seasons, from 2014[6] to 2016, and the Icelandic Basketball Cup in 2016.[7][8] They furthermore won the Supercup in 2012 and from 2014 to 2016.[9]

Season by season

Season Tier League Pos. W–L Playoffs Icelandic Cup
1995–96 2 1. deild kvenna 2nd 6–3 N/A DNP
Did not participate
2001–02 2 1. deild kvenna 5th 7–9 N/A DNP
Did not participate
2006–07 2 1. deild kvenna 3rd 11–5 N/A 2nd round
2007–08 2 1. deild kvenna 1st 16–0 N/A 2nd Round
2008–09 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 7th 5–14 DNQ 1st Round
2009–10 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 7th 3–11 DNQ 1st Round
2010–11 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 6th 6–8 1st Round 1st Round
2011–12 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 3rd 16–12 1st Round Runner-up
2012–13 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 2nd 21–7 SF SF
2013–14 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 1st 25–3 Champions Runner-up
2014–15 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 1st 25–3 Champions SF
2015–16 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 2nd 21–3 Champions Winners
2016–17 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 1st 22–6 Runner-up SF
2017–18 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 6th 12–16 DNQ SF
2018–19 1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna 5th 16-12 DNQ SF


Trophies and awards

Trophies

2014, 2015, 2016.
2016
2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
2012
2008

Awards

Úrvalsdeild kvenna Domestic Player of the Year

Úrvalsdeild kvenna Foreign Player of the Year

Úrvalsdeild kvenna Domestic All-First Team

Úrvalsdeild kvenna Defensive Player of the Year

Úrvalsdeild kvenna Coach of the Year

Notable players

Coaches


References

  1. Félög Snæfell
  2. Deildir
  3. Félög Snæfell
  4. Úrvalsdeild karla 2016-2017
  5. Úrvalsdeild kvenna 2016-2017
  6. Tómas Þór Þórðarson (8 April 2014). "Níræðir herramenn sjá um að flagga á leikdögum". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  7. Sindri Sverrisson (8 November 2017). "Margir héldu að þetta gæti ekki gengið". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  8. Jón Júlíus Karlsson (26 April 2016). "Snæfell Íslandsmeistari þriðja árið í röð". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  9. Kristinn Páll Teitsson (2 October 2016). "Snæfell meistari meistaranna þriðja árið í röð". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 21 November 2017.
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