PTPS Piła

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Enea PTPS Piła
Full namePilskie Towarzystwo Piłki Siatkowej Spółka Akcyjna
Short namePTPS Piła
Founded1993
GroundMOSiR Sports Hall,
Piła, Poland
(Capacity: 1,500)
ChairmanRadosław Ciemięga
Head coachJacek Pasiński
LeagueOrlen Liga
2016–1711th
WebsiteClub home page
Uniforms
Home
Away
2016–17

Pilskie Towarzystwo Piłki Siatkowej Piła or simply PTPS Piła, is a Polish women's volleyball club based in Piła and playing in the Orlen Liga.

Previous names[edit]

Due to sponsorship, the club have competed under the following names:

  • PTPS Prasa Piła (1993–1995)
  • PTPS Nafta Piła (1995–2001)
  • PTPS Nafta-Gaz Piła (2001–2006)
  • PTPS Nafta Piła (2006–2007)
  • PTPS Farmutil Piła (2007–2009)
  • PTPS Piła (2009–2013)
  • PGNiG Nafta Piła (2013–2015)
  • PTPS Piła (2015–2016)
  • Enea PTPS Piła (2016–present)

History[edit]

The club was founded in May 1993 under the name Pilskiego Towarzystwa Piłki Siatkowej Prasa, taking over the volleyball activities of B1 league side WKS Sokół. In its first season (1993–94) the club gained promotion to the A1 league, but without necessary support the club had financial issues and was relegated at the end of its first A1 league season. Supported by new sponsors, the club achieved league A1 promotion in 1997 with success following shortly after with 4 consecutive Polish Championships (1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2001–02) and 3 Polish Cup titles (1999–00, 2001–02, 2002–03) during a six-year period (from 1997 to 2003). Sponsorship issues in the following years affected the club's performances (it won the Polish Cup in 2007–08 and the Polish Super Cup in 2008) culminating in an agreement with Atom Trefl Sopot for the club's withdraw from the league in May 2010. In the agreement, made in order for PTPS to restructure, Atom Trefl and PTPS switched places (Atom took PTPS place in the highest league with PTPS replacing Atom in the second division). After its first season at the second division, the club gained promotion back to the highest league.[1][2]

It has also participated in European competitions (Champions League, CEV Cup and Challenge Cup) finishing 4th in 1999–00 Champions League. [3][4]

Honours[edit]

National competitions[edit]

1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2001–02
1999–00, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2007–08
  • Poland-orb.png Polish Super Cup: 1
2008

Team[edit]

Season 2016–2017, as of March 2017.[5][6]

Number Player Position Height (m) Weight (kg) Birth date
1 Poland Karolina Piśla Outside hitter 1.85 75 (1996-05-08) 8 May 1996 (age 23)
2 Poland Sylwia Kucharska Setter 1.78 64 (1995-11-08) 8 November 1995 (age 23)
3 United States Alexis Austin Outside hitter 1.84 78 (1994-04-21) 21 April 1994 (age 25)
4 Poland Anita Kwiatkowska Opposite 1.84 68 (1985-03-05) 5 March 1985 (age 34)
5 Poland Żaneta Baran Opposite 1.88 72 (1989-08-23) 23 August 1989 (age 30)
6 Poland Adrianna Kukulska Outside hitter 1.77 67 (1998-10-04) 4 October 1998 (age 20)
8 Poland Anna Stencel Middle blocker 1.87 72 (1995-08-28) 28 August 1995 (age 24)
9 Canada Alicia Ogoms Middle blocker 1.92 89 (1994-04-02) 2 April 1994 (age 25)
11 Poland Agata Babicz Outside hitter 1.71 63 (1986-03-16) 16 March 1986 (age 33)
13 Croatia Beta Dumančić Middle blocker 1.89 75 (1991-03-26) 26 March 1991 (age 28)
14 Poland Emilia Szubert Setter 1.80 62 (1992-03-10) 10 March 1992 (age 27)
15 Poland Alicja Markiewicz Libero 1.71 73 (1991-08-13) 13 August 1991 (age 28)
16 Poland Zuzanna Kucińska Libero 1.74 58 (1994-12-09) 9 December 1994 (age 24)
17 Poland Oliwia Urban Outside hitter 1.83 67 (1996-11-21) 21 November 1996 (age 22)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historia". PTPS Piła (in Polish). Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Oświadczenie zarządu PTPS". Strefa Siatkówki (in Polish). 31 May 2010. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  3. ^ "CHAMPION WOMEN - 1999/2000 - 3rd place match". CEV. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  4. ^ "PTPS Piła Profile". CEV. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  5. ^ "2016–17 Team". PTPS Piła (in Polish). Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Enea PTPS Piła Team". Orlen Liga (in Polish). Retrieved 2 March 2017.

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