Incoming Freshmen Yoyo Nogic And Clara Che Set To Compete In FIBA U18 European Championship

Yoyo Nogic recently competed at the FIBA U19 World Championships in Russia.
July 30, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College incoming freshmen women’s basketball players Yoyo Nogic (Lisbon, Portugal) and Clara Che (Valencia, Spain) will compete at the 2015 FIBA U18 European Championship in Slovenia. The championship begins today [July 30] and is scheduled to conclude on August 9.

Nogic will represent Serbia, who will play in Group C with Slovenia, Hungary and Belgium. Serbia will face Slovenia in its opening game on July 30. Che will represent Spain and play in Group B with Portugal, Poland and Russia. Spain also will open group play on July 30 and is scheduled to face Russia.

Nogic, a shooting guard, recently completed play at the U19 FIBA World Championship in Chekhov, Russia (July 18-26). Nogic represented Serbia, who finished 11th overall with a record of 4-3. She started all seven contests for Serbia and averaged 8.4 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.0 steal per game. She recorded three double-digit scoring games, including a tournament-high 13 points in games vs. Australia (July 18) and Mali (July 26). She shot 48.0-percent from the field (24-50), including 47.6-percent from three-point territory (10-21). Nogic finished second among all players at the U19 FIBA World Championship in three-point field-goal percentage (47.6-percent). Nogic also dished a tournament-best five assists vs. the Netherlands (July 25) and seven rebounds vs. Canada (July 22) during the championship.

Che, a 5-foot, 8-inch, point guard, attended Institut Joaquim Blume and played club basketball for Segle XXI Barcelona. In 22 games this season, Che averaged 10.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. She is the daughter of Manuel Gonzalo Che Mora and Vicenta Tortola Cano. The FIBA U18 European Championship will be Che’s first FIBA-sponsored international competition with Spain.


 

 

For additional information regarding the 2015 FIBA U18 European Championship, please visit the following link: http://u18women.fibaeurope.com/en/compID_uHP8sHguJSYAvKyuMkarZ1.html

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