matilde villa

Matilde Villa it is probably the name that has most come under the magnifying glass in the panorama of Italian women’s basketball in recent years. The girl, born in 2004, made her debut in the women’s Serie A only at 14 and a year later, at 15, she scored 36 points in 34 ′ against Sassari. Last October Villa retouched his career-high, scoring 38 points against Magnolia Basket at the age of 16.

Today the Reyer Venice announced the signing of Villa, who leaves ASD Basket Costa after three years among the professionals.

Umana Reyer Venezia is pleased to announce the achievement of a multi-year agreement with basketball player Matilde Villa, born in Lissone on December 9, 2004. Villa, a 172 cm playmaker, grew up in the Costa Masnaga youth teams, with whom she made her debut in the first team , in A1, at just 14 years old, and the following year he totaled 17 appearances again in the top flight, averaging 8.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.

Starting at just 16 years old in the Lombard starting five, he closed the second year of A1 with 28 appearances at 15.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game, with the high of 36 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assist in the match against Sassari. In the last championship, he confirmed it with 15.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game.

Matilde Villa is also fresh winner of the under 19 women’s championship with Costa Masnaga who overcame the orogranata in the final.

After the European Championships with Italy Under 16 in Skopje in 2019, he also made his debut in the senior national team on November 14, 2021 in Faenza in the victorious match of the Azzurre against Luxembourg (82-48), scoring even 4 points. Now Matilde Villa is involved in the meeting of Italy under 20 of coach Andrea Mazzon in Folgaria, together with the assistant Michele Dall’Ora, the athletic trainer Davide Rocco, doctor Stefano Palermi and the other orogranata and homonymous Matilde Bianchi.

“I have so much enthusiasm for this new experience – the first words from orogranata di Matilde Villa – I am very excited and I thank Reyer Venezia for this opportunity. It will be the first time I’ve played away from home and with an important club like Reyer. The orogranata Club is one of the big players in Serie A and every time I have faced it as an opponent it has given me the feeling of solidity and compactness, like the team on the pitch. I will make myself available to the group and I really want to learn and improve. I also take this opportunity to thank all the Costa Masnaga company that made me grow. I can’t wait to start, see you soon in Venice! “.

Source: Reyer Venezia Press Office


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