The female team of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) won in the top division "The Far East" of the Russia Student Basketball Association Championship. The FEFU team confirmed their unconditional leadership in the third round, which was held in Blagoveshchensk on February 1-3.
The first game with the team of the Khabarovsk State University of Economics and Law ended with the victory of FEFU basketball players with a score of 60:53. In the second and third matches, students from Vladivostok have left no chances to competitors. The result of the match with the Blagoveshchensk State Pedagogical University - 72:46, with the Far Eastern State Academy of Physical Culture - 75:44.
FEFU basketball players won all nine matches since the beginning of the 2018-2019 season, and from first place reached the final stage of the Russia Championship - Belov League. It involves 64 best male and female teams.
“The results of the matches after the second round practically guaranteed FEFU the first place in the Far East, but it was too early to relax. Ahead is the League of Belova, where the strongest teams from all over the country are participating, and every opportunity should be used to strengthen our game. We stand with an eye on the super final, we really hope this year to win the medals of the Russian Championship again”, said the head coach of the FEFU team Andrei Terekhin. - In the third round, I will note the team captain - Evgenia Shinkarenko, who scored 45 points, as well as Anastasia Stopkin - 38 points and Anastasia Borodina - 36 points.”
For nine years, the female FEFU basketball team has been the permanent leader of the Student Basketball Association Championship in the Far East. In 2018, the team won the silver medal of the Super Finals of Russia. At present, the FEFU team is the association's record holder in the number of medals: two gold medals in 2010 and 2013, silver medals in 2009, 2012 and 2018, bronze medals in 2014 and 2015.