EuroVolley’s Group Stage ended on Sunday. I gathered stats from all matches and based on these stats I created some rankings. Check out which teams players were the best!

Team Rankings:
Best Serving Teams (Aces/Set):
1. Croatia 2.5
2. Germany 2.45
3. Poland 2.15
4. Turkey 2
5. Russia 1.55

Best Blocking Teams (Blocks/Set):
1. Belgium 3.91
2. Russia 3.64
3. Bulgaria 3.21
4. Belarus 3.09
5. France 3.08

Best Receiving Teams (Positive %):
1. Russia 62.8
2. Croatia 62.4
3. Turkey 59.4
4. Italy 59.2
5. Serbia 57.6

Best Spiking Teams (Spike %):
1. Russia 48.7
2. Serbia 47.3 (0.01 better than Croatia)
3. Croatia 47.3
4. Czech Republic 44.7
5. Italy 44.5

Looking on rankings it’s certain that Russia is strong opponent. What is surprising, “Sborna” has the best reception! Impressive performance had also Croatia.

Individual Rankings:
Best Scorers:
1. Aneta Havlickova (CZE) 88
2. Jovana Brakocevic (SRB) 72
3. Katarzyna Skowrońska-Dolata (POL) 58
4. Margareta Kozuch (GER) 56
5. Valentina Diouf (ITA) 53
5. Natalya Obmochaeva (RUS) 53
7. Lise Van Hecke (BEL) 52
8. Natalya Mammadova (AZE) 50
8. Strashimira Filipova (BUL) 50
10. Gozde Kirdar Sonsirma (TUR) 49

Best Servers (Aces/Set):
1. Corina Ssuchke-Voigt (GER) 0.64
2. Natasha Krsmanovic (SRB) 0.58
3. Gozde Kirdar Sonsirma (TUR) 0.55
4. Mira Topic (CRO) 0.5
5. Margareta Kozuch (GER) 0.45
5. Valentina Diouf (ITA) 0.45
5. Anastasia Shlyakhovaya (RUS) 0.45
5. Busra Cansu (TUR) 0.45
9. Mia Jerkov (CRO) 0.4
9. Ana Grbac (CRO) 0.4

Best Blockers (Blocks/Set):
1. Yulia Morozova (RUS) 1.27
2. Strashimira Filipova (BUL) 1.21
3. Laura Heyrman (GER) 1.09
4. Maja Poljak (CRO) 1
5. Christina Bauer (FRA) 0.92
6. Anastasia Shlyakhovaya (RUS) 0.91
6. Bahar Toksoy (TUR) 0.91
8. Anzhelika Barysevich (BLR) 0.82
8. Christiane Furst (GER) 0.82
8. Valentina Arrighetti (ITA) 0.82

Best Receivers (Positive %, min. 15% of all team’s receptions):
1. Gizem Guresen (TUR) 78.2
2. Monica De Gennaro (ITA) 73.2
3. Tatiana Kosheleva (RUS) 72.9
4. Svetlana Kryuchkova (RUS) 72.2
5. Helene Rousseaux (BEL) 68.6
6. Mira Topic (CRO) 68
7. Jelena Nikolic (SRB) 64.6
8. Charlotte Leys (BEL) 64.1
9. Gozde Kirdar Sonsirma (TUR) 63.8
10. Carolina Costagrande (ITA) 63.3

Best Spikers (Spike %, min. 15% of all team’s spikes):
1. Milena Rasic (SRB) 57.4
2. Charlotte Leys (BEL) 55.7
3. Mira Topic (CRO) 53.4
4. Tatiana Kosheleva (RUS) 52.9
5. Seda Tokatioglu (TUR) 50.7
6. Kristina Mikhailenko (BLR) 50
7. Natalya Obmochaeva (RUS) 49
8. Polina Rahimova (AZE) 47.9
9. Natalya Mammadova (AZE) 47.8
10. Sanja Popovic (CRO) 47.1

In these rankings some names can be surprising, but this is the prove that these players played good. Unfortunately I couldn’t prepare diggers, setters and liberos stats because of not enough data.

At the end list of numbers of sets played by teams, it can verify some data above.
– Bulgaria 14
– Poland, Czech Republic, France, Netherlands 13
– Serbia 12
– Germany, Turkey, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, Belarus 11
– Croatia, Azerbaijan 10
– Spain 9