Yoyo Nogic Named To U19 Serbian National Team For FIBA World Championship

Yoyo Nogic
July 13, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College incoming freshman women’s basketball player Yoyo Nogic (Lisbon, Portugal) has been named to the U19 Serbian National Team and will compete in the FIBA U19 World Championships Chekhov, Russia on July 18-26.

Serbia will compete in Group D and will face Australia in its first game of the World Championship on July 18. Serbia will finish the Group Phase with games against Korea (July 19) and Brazil (July 21).

For additional information on the FIBA U19 World Championship, please visit FIBA's official site: 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship - Official Site

Nogic, a shooting guard, previously played for Serbia in the 2014 U18 European Championship (Division A). She averaged 5.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game. She shot 44.4-percent from the field (8-18), including 42.9-percent from three-point territory (9-21). She also hit 10-of-15 attempts from the free-throw line (66.7-percent). In 2013, Nogic competed for Serbia in the U16 European Championship and averaged 9.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. She netted 18 points against Denmark during the championship on 8-of-12 shooting from the field. Her 18 points marks a career-best during international play with the Serbians.

Nogic recently finished play in the Senior Portuguese League and averaged 14.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steal per game. She shot 50-percent from the field, including 43-percent from three-point territory and 90-percent from the foul line.

To date, Nogic joins two other current Friars who have engaged in international competition this summer. Rising sophomore Allegra Botteghi (Bologna, Italy) was named to the U20 Italian National Team and competed in the 2015 FIBA U20 European Championship, held in Spain on July 2-12. Rising senior Evi Iiskola (Espoo, Finland) played for Finland in the 3 Nations Nordics Tournament on July 8-12.


 

 

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