DeHaan, USA Win Gold Medal At FIBA U19 World Championships

Aug. 5, 2007

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BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - The United States claimed a second successive gold medal in the FIBA U19 World Championships for Women with a dominating 99-57 win over Sweden in Sunday's final.

Michigan State sophomore center Allyssa DeHaan collected eight rebounds and had two blocks in the championship game. The USA finished the tournament a perfect 9-0.

For the tournament, DeHaan averaged 5.0 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks. DeHaan's 19 blocks in the tournament led the team and ranked second among all players.