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Eight players ready to light up the EuroCup Women Qualifiers

MUNICH (Germany) - The EuroCup Women Qualifiers are here and there will be plenty of talent on show during what will be an exciting scramble for coveted tickets to the Regular Season.

Here is a selection of just some of the players to look out for when the action gets underway.

Shante Evans - KS Basket 25 Bydgoszcz

It's quite the coup for Bydgoszcz to have landed Slovenia national team forward Evans, since she played in the EuroCup Women Final Four last year with Galatasaray. She also has experience from other high profile clubs including Perfumerias Avenida where she played EuroLeague Women last season. Evans will spearhead her team's bid Regular Season bid and will be a points and rebounds leader.

Haley Peters - BLMA

With more than 15 points per game last season for BLMA in EuroLeague Women, Peters is going to provide a big momentum for the French team in their quest to make the EuroCup Women season this time. The forward has real game. can not only score big, but also does plenty of work in other areas. She's played in this competition previously for Girona. Hatay and ESBVA-LM so brings vast experience to the table too.

Daniel Raber - Elitzur Holon

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It's going to be a huge year for Raber as she will be part of the Israel national team that will co-host the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2023 with Slovenia. A talented do-it-all baller who loves the 3x3 game as well, spending much of her time honing her skills in that environment, she will look to provide some leading displays for Holon. Last season she spent some time impressing at Romanian powerhouse ACS Sepsi-Sic with her scoring touch.

Charli Collier - Ramat Hasharon

The University of Texas alumni made her overseas debut last year, opting to sign with Famila Schio in EuroLeague Women. While she never caught fire as both player and club would have hoped to, Collier has a big chance to hit the reset button in Israel with Ramat Hasharon. She has always been expected to shine at the elite level, previously playing for the USA at the FIBA U17 Women's Basketball World Cup. With WNBA minutes logged too, her strength and size will be priceless for her new team. 

Julie Wojta - Lointek Gernika

Arguably one of the most under-recognized and appreciated players around, the veteran has so much know-how in the competition. with plenty of previous outings at various clubs. Last season she almost tallied a season double-double with Tarbes GB as she recorded 13.5 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. She is back at Gernika where she previously played in the 2019-20 season in this competition and no doubt looking to complete unfinished business from a season that was impacted by the pandemic.  

Alexis Prince - Hatay BB Spor

The free-scoring Prince has put up some astonishing numbers up at times in EuroCup Women previously, including more than 16 points and 12 rebounds per game the last time she stepped out with Hatay a couple of seasons ago. Last year she poured in a massive 21 points per game in the Turkish League at Cankaya and Hatay quickly opted to bring her back. With a big scoring punch and always aggressive on the glass, don't be surprised if Prince is leading in those charts after the Qualifiers have been concluded. 

Dejza James - Grengewald

The ambitious Luxembourg club are looking to land their way into the Regular Season and if they manage it, then it's likely that James will have played a big part. The forward took part in last year's Qualifiers with Greek outfit Eleftheria Moschatou, but after falling short, this time around she will be hoping she can participate in the Regular Season for the first time. Strong in the post and likely to be a defensive anchor too for Grengewald, she will be integral to their prospects.

Hanne Mestdagh - House of Talent Spurs

A member of the Belgian Cats team that rose to prominence on the global stage and hit plenty of historical highs. Mestdagh will use her experience with the House of Talent Spurs to help a lot of younger players looking to shine. She can make a difference on the wing for her team and will also set the tone defensively. Still not even 30-years-old, she has so much still in front of her, including a new role as a leader of the Spurs.