NEWS

20.07.2008
Lithuania Stay Unbeaten
Lithuania held off a stubborn Italian side to take a 69-55 win and stay undefeated in the U18 European Championship for Women.

Egle Siksniute had a game-high 24 points and was well seconded by the pair of Aurime Rinkeviciute (18 and 10 rebounds) and Giedre Paugaite (10 and 15) to record their third win in as many games.
19.07.2008
Turkey Turn It Around
Turkey thrashed Italy 78-45 to register their first win at the U18 European Championship for Women.

Ayhan Avci Esref's side used an 8-0 run to turn a 9-6 deficit into a 14-9 lead with just over three minutes left in the first quarter and never rescinded the lead.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Giulia Pasqualin 1.77 20.04.1991 Mariano Comense (ITA)  
 5Federica Nannucci PG 1.73 01.01.1991 Bologna (ITA)  
 6Giulia Rulli FC 1.85 03.06.1991 Roma (ITA)  
 7Erika Striulli PG 1.70 20.10.1990 Venezia (ITA)  
 8Elena Bestagno PG 1.78 30.11.1991 Sanremo (ITA)  
 9Irene Pieropan 1.77 25.05.1991 Vicenza (ITA)  
10Alice Quarta 1.72 05.06.1991 Torino (ITA)  
11Alessandra Tava 1.84 08.09.1991 Voghera (ITA)  
12Federica Tognalini SF 1.80 13.07.1991 Roma (ITA)  
13Nausicaa Fassina GF 1.79 13.04.1990 Cittadella (ITA)  
14Alice Richter PF 1.81 06.05.1991 Trieste (ITA)  
15Martina Bestagno FC 1.89 14.08.1990 San Remo (ITA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Marco Rota
Assistant Coach: Mauro Cavaliere

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18.07.2008
Italy Open Group B Play With Win

Italy overcame a slow and sloppy start to win their opener 59-56 at the U18 European Championship for Women.

Nausicaa Fassina made the winning shot for the Azzuris, hitting a three-pointer from the top of the key with 1:05 left in the game.

Team

Italy
Italy

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSA. Tava12.5
RTM. Bestagno7.8
ASA. Tava2.7
STA. Quarta3.2
BSA. Tava0.8

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SCHEDULE

18.07.2008vs POL[W] 59-56
19.07.2008vs TUR[L] 45-78
20.07.2008vs LTU[L] 55-69
22.07.2008vs BLR[L] 58-62
24.07.2008vs CRO[W] 73-41
26.07.2008vs ROU[W] 69-54

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