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Pair of UW Cowgirls to play for U20 National Teams

(via UW Athletics)

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A pair of incoming Wyoming Cowgirl basketball players will be competing for their U20 national teams this summer. Heidur Karlsdottir will be playing with the Icelandic U20 team at both the Nordic and EuroBasket Championships, while Karoline Lundin will be playing for the Danish U20 team at the Nordics.

The Nordic Championships will take place June 24–26 in Södertälje, Sweden. Karlsdottir and Lundin have the chance to face one another at the tournament. The tournament also includes teams from Estonia, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

The FIBA Division B EuroBasket Championships will be played July 6–14 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Iceland is in Group B along with Austria, Bulgaria and Ukraine. The top two teams from the 16-team field in the division will qualify for promotion into next summer’s A Division EuroBasket Championship.


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