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.[2] It won the national championship and the basketball cup in 2012.[3] As of the 2020–2021 season, the team plays in the second-tier 1. deild kvenna.

Ungmennafélag Njarðvíkur
Ungmennafélag Njarðvíkur logo
Leagues1. deild kvenna
ArenaLjónagryfjan (The Lion's Den)
LocationReykjanesbær, Iceland
Team colorsgreen, white
   
PresidentKristín Örlygsdóttir[1]
Head coachRúnar Ingi Erlingsson
Assistant(s)Lárus Ingi Magnússon
Championships1 Icelandic championships
WebsiteUMFN.is

ArenaEdit

Njarðvík plays its home games at Íþróttahús Njarðvíkur,[4] commonly nicknamed Ljónagryfjan (English: The Lion's Den).[5][6][7]

Trophies and awardsEdit

TrophiesEdit

Úrvalsdeild

  • Winners: 2012

Icelandic Basketball Cup

  • Winners: 2012

Icelandic Basketball Supercup: :

  • Winners: 2002

Division I

  • Winners (5): 2000, 2001, 2009, 2015, 2021

AwardsEdit

Úrvalsdeild Women's Foreign Player of the Year

Úrvalsdeild Women's Domestic All-First Team

Úrvalsdeild kvenna Coach of the Year

1. deild kvenna Foreign Player of the Year

  • Chelsea Nacole Jennings – 2021

1. deild kvenna Domestic All-First team

  • Kamilla Sól Viktorsdóttir – 2019
  • Vilborg Jónsdóttir – 2021

1. deild kvenna Young Player of the Year

  • Vilborg Jónsdóttir – 2019

1. deild kvenna Coach of the Year

  • Rúnar Ingi Erlingsson – 2021

Notable playersEdit

CoachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stjórn UMFN
  2. ^ Félög - Njarðvík
  3. ^ Eiríkur Stefán Ásgeirsson (14 April 2012). "Umfjöllun og viðtöl: Haukar - Njarðvík 62-76 - Njarðvík Íslandsmeistari". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Félög - Njarðvík". KKI.is (in Icelandic). Icelandic Basketball Federation. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Góður sigur Hauka á KR-ingum". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 7 October 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  7. ^ Skúli Sigurðsson (21 November 2009). "„Kisukassi" Njarðvíkinga gleymdur og grafinn". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  8. ^ Anna María og Teitur leikmenn ársins