Galatasaray S.K. (women's basketball)

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Galatasaray OdeaBank
Galatasaray OdeaBank logo
Leagues Turkish Women's Basketball League, Euroleague Women
Founded 1986
History Galatasaray
(1986–2010)
Galatasaray Medical Park
(2010–2012)
Galatasaray
(2012–2013)
Galatasaray OdeaBank
(2013–present)
Arena Abdi Ipekçi Arena
(capacity 12,270)[1]
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Team colors Yellow and red
        
President Turkey Dursun Aydın Özbek
Head coach Turkey Ekrem Memnun
Team captain Işıl Alben
Championships Turkish League (13)
Turkish Cup (11)
President Cup (8)
Euroleague (1)
FIBA Eurocup (1)
Website www.galatasaray.org
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

Galatasaray OdeaBank is the women's basketball section of Galatasaray S.K., a major sports club in Istanbul, Turkey. The club is sponsored by OdeaBank.[2]

Galatasaray women's basketball team play matches in Abdi İpekçi Arena which has a seating capacity for 12,270 spectators. The team recently won EuroLeague Women 2013–14 EuroLeague Women and Turkish Women's Basketball League title after beating Fenerbahçe Women's Basketball in the finals.

Galatasaray MP – Tarsus Belediyesi BK – November 19, 2011

Previous names[edit]

  • Galatasaray (1986–2010)
  • Galatasaray Medical Park (2010–2012)
  • Galatasaray (2012–2013)
  • Galatasaray OdeaBank (2013–present)

Seasons[edit]

Season League Cup Europe Coach Roster
2009–10 Finalist Winner Euroleague
Last 16
Zafer Kalaycıoğlu Bahar Çağlar, Dilara Kaya, Esra Şencebe, Gizem Başaran, Işıl Alben, Ivana Večeřová, Jia Perkins, Katie Douglas, Nilay Yiğit, Sophia Young, Tamika Catchings, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Yasemen Saylar, Yasemin Horasan, Yelena Leuchanka
2010–11 Finalist Winner Euroleague
Last 16
Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu Bahar Çağlar, Dilara Kaya, Doneeka Lewis, Gintarė Petronytė, Gülşah Gümüşay, Işıl Alben, Melisa Can, Monique Currie, Nihan Anaz, Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles, Tamika Catchings, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Yasemen Saylar
2011–12 Finalist Winner Euroleague
Last 8
Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu Alba Torrens, Ayşe Cora, Bahar Çağlar, Diana Taurasi, Eglė Šulčiūtė, Epiphanny Prince, Gülşah Gümüşay, Işıl Alben, Ivanka Matić, İlayda Tokmak, Melisa Can, Sariye Kumral, Sylvia Fowles, Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Ticha Penicheiro, Tina Charles, Yasemin Saylar
2012–13 Finalist Winner Euroleague
Last 8
Ekrem Memnun Alba Torrens, Ann Wauters, Ayşe Cora, Bahar Çağlar, Gülşah Gümüşay, Işıl Alben, Lindsey Harding, Lindsay Whalen, Nevriye Yılmaz, Sancho Lyttle, Shay Murphy, Sylvia Fowles, Şaziye İvegin, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Özge Yavaş, Yasemin Saylar
2013–14 Winner Winner Euroleague
Winner
Ekrem Memnun Alba Torrens, Vanessa Blé, Ayşe Cora, Bahar Çağlar, Esra Şencebe, Işıl Alben, Shavonte Zellous, Kelsey Bone, Nevriye Yılmaz, Sancho Lyttle, Seda Deniz, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Yasemin Saylar
2014–15 Euroleague
Quarterfinals
Ekrem Memnun

Roster[edit]

Galatasaray Women's Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
G 1 Spain Martinez, Nuria 70001750000000000001.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 700176000000000000076 kg (168 lb)
PG 7 Turkey Günay, Ayşegül 70001730000000000001.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 700167000000000000067 kg (148 lb)
SF 8 Turkey Köksal, Cansu 70001880000000000001.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 700176000000000000076 kg (168 lb)
C 9 Turkey Şenyürek, Tilbe 70001920000000000001.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb)
PG 10 Turkey Alben, Işıl 70001730000000000001.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 700160000000000000060 kg (132 lb)
C 11 Turkey Yılmaz, Nevriye 70001950000000000001.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 700187000000000000087 kg (192 lb)
F/C 13 United States Ogwumike, Chiney 70001910000000000001.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 700179000000000000079 kg (174 lb)
G  ? United States Lloyd, Jewel 70001780000000000001.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 700165000000000000065 kg (143 lb)
C 15 Turkey Güçlü, İnci 70002049999999999992.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb)
F 19 Montenegro Dubljević, Jelena 70001880000000000001.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 700181000000000000081 kg (179 lb)
PF 20 Spain Lyttle, Sancho 70001930000000000001.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 700179000000000000079 kg (174 lb)
G/F 23 United States Moore, Maya 70001830000000000001.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 700179000000000000079 kg (174 lb)
G 26 Turkey Saylar, Yasemen 70001780000000000001.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 700162000000000000062 kg (137 lb)
G/F 33 Turkey Kimyacıoğlu, Şebnem 70001800000000000001.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 700178000000000000078 kg (172 lb)
F 35 Turkey Çağlar, Bahar 70001910000000000001.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 700174000000000000074 kg (163 lb)
Head coach
  • Turkey Ekrem Memnun
Assistant coach(es)
  • Turkey Derya Özyer

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 2015-29-05

Honors[edit]

International competitions[edit]

Galatasaray S.K.
Medal record
Women’s basketball
Competitor for Galatasaray MP
FIBA EuroCup
Bronze medal – third place FIBA Eurocup Women 2007–08
Gold medal – first place FIBA Eurocup Women 2008–09
EuroLeague Women
Bronze medal – third place FIBA Euroleague Women 1998–99
Gold medal – first place FIBA Euroleague Women 2013-14
FIBA Europe SuperCup Women
Silver medal – second place FIBA Europe SuperCup Women 2009
Turkish Women's Basketball League
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1987–88
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1989–90
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1990–91
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1991–92
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1992–93
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1993–94
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1994–95
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1995–96
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1996–97
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1997–98
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1999–2000
Silver medal – second place TBB League 2007–2008
Silver medal – second place TBB League 2009–2010
Silver medal – second place TBB League 2010–2011
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2013–2014
Turkish Women's Basketball Cup
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 1992–93
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 1993–94
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 1994–95
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 1995–96
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 1996–97
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 1997–98
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 1998–99
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 1999–2000
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 2000–01
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 2008–09
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2009–10
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2010–11
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2011–12
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2012–13
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2013–14

Domestic competitions[edit]

  • TAF Roundel.svg Turkish Women's Basketball League
    • Simple cup icon.svg Winners (13 record): 1987–1988, 1989–1990, 1990–1991, 1991–1992, 1992–1993, 1993–1994, 1994–1995, 1995–1996, 1996–1997, 1997–1998, 1999–2000, 2013-2014,[7] 2014-2015
    • Gorm silver cup.jpg Runners-up (4): 2007–2008, 2009–2010, 2010–2011, 2012–13
  • TAF Roundel.svg Turkish Cup
    • Simple cup icon.svg Winners (11 – record): 1992–1993, 1993–1994, 1994–1995, 1995–1996, 1996–1997, 1997–1998, 2009–2010, 2010–2011, 2011–2012, 2012–2013, 2013-2014 [8]
    • Gorm silver cup.jpg Runners-up (4): 1998–1999, 1999–2000, 2000–2001, 2008–2009
  • TAF Roundel.svg Turkish President Cup
    • Simple cup icon.svg Winners (8): 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2008, 2011 [9]
    • Gorm silver cup.jpg Runners-up (3): 2010, 2012, 2013

Technical staff[edit]

Name Job
Flag of Turkey.svg Müge Erdem Manager
Flag of Turkey.svg Ekrem Memnun Head coach
Flag of Turkey.svg Derya Özyer Assistant
Flag of Turkey.svg Emre Vatansever Assistant
Flag of Turkey.svg Muratcan Üner Fitness coach
Flag of Turkey.svg Zerrin Hatacıkoğlu Masseuse
Flag of Turkey.svg Hasan Bulat Manciple

Team captains[edit]

Dates Name
2008–2010 Turkey Yasemin Horasan
2010–2014 Turkey Işıl Alben

Head coaches[edit]

Dates Name
1994–1996 Turkey Zafer Kalaycıoğlu
1996–2002 Turkey Ekrem Memnun
2005–2007 Turkey Ayhan Avcı
2007–2009 Turkey Cem Akdağ
2009 Turkey Hakan Acer
2009 Turkey Okan Çevik
2009–2010 Turkey Zafer Kalaycıoğlu
2010–2012 Turkey Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu
2012– Turkey Ekrem Memnun

See also[edit]

Active departments of Galatasaray
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Football Volleyball (Men's) Volleyball (Women's)
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Basketball (Men's) Basketball (Women's) Wheelchair Basketball
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Athletics Equestrian Judo
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Rowing Sailing Swimming
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Water Polo (Men's) Water Polo (Women's) Bridge
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Chess Team

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