Laura Zelnyte completes the interior game of Casademont Zaragoza Femenino

The Casademont Zaragoza Strengthen your inner game. After the recent departure of Aminata Sangaréthe Aragonese club maneuvered quickly and reached an agreement with Laura Zelnyte, a 27-year-old Lithuanian player and 1.89 meters, who has signed with Zaragoza until next June and who arrives from Pallacanestro Sanga Milano.

“Laura Zelnyte comes to strengthen the post positions, since she can play both forward and center”, warns the coach of the Aragonese team, Carlos Cantero, who underlines “the good movements” of the Lithuanian, in addition of “his good environment”. -range shot” and his threat from the perimeter, where he has “a good hand in triple shots”.

The new Casademont player, adds the coach, “passes and rebounds very well” and “knows the Eurocup well”, a competition in which the Zaragoza team will participate for the first time in its history. “With these qualities, Laura will adapt perfectly to her teammates and to the game we want to develop,” Cantero believes.

The Lithuanian pivot joins Casademont Proceedings of Sanga Milano Basketball, with which he charged 10.3 points and 8 rebounds per game in Italy’s highest competition. Last season he also participated in the EuroCup qualifying phase, then in the ranks of Piestanske Cajky of Slovakia, where the 2021-22 academic year began. Zelnyte averaged 7 points and 6.5 rebounds in the two games he played against Charleville-Mézières, but the Slovak team failed to qualify for the group stage of the continental tournament.

Zelnyte signed for Russia’s Enisey in January, although in March he left the country due to the war in Ukraine. He then reached the Italian championship, the Pallacanestro Sanga Milano, where he finished the 2021-22 fiscal year. the center He was international in the lower categories of the Lithuanian national team, and also a member of the 3×3 team.

The staff

With the hiring of center Laura Zelnyte, Casademont Zaragoza completes the squad with which they will face next season in the Endesa Women’s League and with whom, in addition, he will go out in continental competition. From the previous course, they leave the model Sierra Calhoun, Maria Kostourkova, Maria Bettencourt, Antonia Delaire and Aminata Sangaré. Rather follow the trainer, Carlos Canteroand also the players Lara Gonzalez, Vega Gimeno and Merrit Hempe. The jig, in addition, strengthened the eaves Leonie Fiebich, Helena Oma and Gracia Alonso de Armiño; with pivots Serena-Lynn Geldof and Laura Zelnyte; with the escort Iman Tate, and also with the basics Mariona Ortiz and Carmen Grande.

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