NEWS

17.07.2009
Italy, Bulgaria To Contest 9th Place

Italy pulled out a 73-71 win over Sweden thanks to some last second heroics from Martina Crippa and will now play Bulgaria for the ninth place in the U20 European Championship Women 2009. 

Danielle Hamilton-Carter (14 points) hit one-of-two free throws with :23 seconds left to put Sweden ahead 71-70.

15.07.2009
Germany Shut Out Italy To Secure Last-8 Spot

Germany pulled-off a miracle 77-56 win over Italy to advance to Quarter-Finals of the U20 European Championship Women 2009, in Gdynia, Poland. 

Germany knew going in that they had an uphill battle to climb needing to beat Italy by seven points to advance.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Maria Pegoraro PG 1.66 04.07.1989 Padova (ITA)  
 5Viviana Giordano PG 1.67 22.11.1989 Caserta (ITA)  
 6Erika Striulli PG 1.70 20.10.1990 Venezia (ITA)  
 7Martina Crippa PG 1.78 31.03.1989 Sesto San Giovanni (ITA)  
 8Giulia Gatti PG 1.70 16.03.1989 Bergamo (ITA)  
 9Martina Picotti 1.86 19.01.1990 Udine (ITA)  
10Enrica Pavia 1.73 08.02.1989 Marsala (ITA)  
11Sabrina Cinili PF 1.91 22.04.1989 Roma (ITA)  
12Martina Bestagno FC 1.89 14.08.1990 San Remo (ITA)  
13Nausicaa Fassina GF 1.79 13.04.1990 Cittadella (ITA)  
14Clelia Corsi 1.90 03.03.1989 Firenze (ITA)  
15Azzurra Gaglio 1.85 02.12.1989 Palermo (ITA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Antonino Molino
Assistant Coach: Lorenzo Serventi

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14.07.2009
Spain Made To Sweat By Italy

Spain shook off a tough challenge by Italy to get a 75-59 win and stay perfect in the U20 European Championship Women 2009 Qualifying Round.

The final score is a little deceptive.  Italy hung tight through most of the game and a Giulia Gatti three-pointer got Italy to within one point (53-53) early in the fourth quarter. 

13.07.2009
Italy Edge Turkey In Battle Of Defenses

Italy edged Turkey 50-47 in a down-to-the-wire battle of two teams who put defense above all else, in Group E of the U20 European Championship Women Qualifying Round. 

It could have easily gone either way till the very last seconds of the game.

Bulgaria No Match For Italy, Serbia Roll11.07.2009
Serbia Defence Delivers Against Italy, Bulgaria Win10.07.2009
Serbia, Italy Roll In Group B09.07.2009

Team

Italy
Italy
Italy

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSE. Striulli12.1
RTC. Corsi4.3
ASG. Gatti2.9
STE. Striulli2.5
BSC. Corsi0.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

09.07.2009vs MNE[W] 91-64
10.07.2009vs SRB[L] 48-68
11.07.2009vs BUL[W] 79-56
13.07.2009vs TUR[W] 50-47
14.07.2009vs ESP[L] 59-75
15.07.2009vs GER[L] 56-77
17.07.2009vs SWE[W] 73-71
19.07.2009vs BUL[W] 92-82

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