In preparation for the U16 European Championship in Zagreb, Croatia from July 29-August 3, 2019, Team Italy U16 women’s softball manager Giulio Brusa has selected sixteen of the country’s finest youth players to compete in the second annual Vittorio Pino Memorial Tournament, which takes place from July 19-21, 2019 in Legnano (Milan). The Italian softball skipper will be assisted by pitching coach Stefano Filippini, coach Maristella Perizzolo, delegation team manager Claudio Marinelli, and physical therapist Valentina Pucci.
The following players have been invited to participate in the Vittorio Pino Memorial: Giulia Margherita Bancora, C/INF (Milan Baseball 1946 ASD); Anita Bartoli, C/INF/OF (ABC Massa Carrara SSD / ASD Nuove Pantere Lucca); Manola Beltrame, INF (ASD Softball Club Castionese / Bussolengo Softball); Sofia Bertani, P/INF (ASD Bussolengo Softball); Chiara Bolognini, INF/OF (ASD Baseball Softball Rovigo / Padova Braves Softball ASD); Sarah Bortolotti, P/INF (Pianoro Softball ASD); Alessia Brandi, P/INF (ASD Cali Roma Girls); Clara Carati, C/INF (Pianoro Softball ASD); Elena Cavalieri, P/INF /OF (Bollate Softball 1969 ASD); Agnese Giacometti, C/INF (Vicenza Baseball Softball / ASD Bussolengo Softball); Virginia Mambelli, INF/OF (Softball Club Forlì ASD); Alessandra Mavilla, INF (US Youth Collecchio Softball ASD); Valeria Munaretto, P/OF (ASD Bussolengo Softball); Beatrice Nannetti, P (Pianoro Softball ASD); Linda Rampoldi, P/OF (Bollate Softball 1969 ASD); and Elisa Raviola, C/INF (Bollate Softball 1969 ASD). Forza #Italia! #LetsMakeItHappen
by Roberto Angotti