Team Italy U18 softball squad reunites in Rome from February 20-22, 2023

Team Italy U18 softball squad reunites in Rome from February 20-22, 2023
Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani has selected 25 players to report to the Giulio Onesti Olympic Training Center in Rome for three days of athletic and physical tests in Rome

The CONI Research and Performance Center and the CONI Institute of Science and Medicine will conduct a series of athletic and physical tests with 25 Team Italy U18 softball prospects at the Giulio Onesti Olympic Training Center in Rome from February 20-22, 2023.

Team Italy U18 skipper Andrea Longagnani will be assisted by pitching coach Sara Dell'Alpi, coaches Paola Marfoglia and Simona Nava and physiotherapist Marta Cioni.

The following players are expected to participate:

Last NameFirst Name PositionYear of BirthClub Affiliation
1BiffiAlessandra1B/P2006Bollate Softball 1969
2AmatoClaudiaSS/OF2005Vicenza Baseball Softball
3AroldiSilviaP2005US Giovanili Collecchio A.S.D
4Bernardi LiviaP/SS2005A.S.D. Rovigo softball- Baseball Club
5BinettiCaterinaSS/2B2006Bollate Softball 1969
6CortesiNoemiSS2007Forlì Softball Club 
7DesiiSaraP/1B2005Pianoro Softball A.s.D
8Di LauroChiaraP/SS2006Bollate Softball 1969
9Di PancrazioFeliciaOF2006Pianoro Softball A.s.D
10Manera DeliaP/SS2005Bollate Softball 1969
11MilanoKylieP2007Forlì Softball Club 
12MoggiSvevaOF2007Pianoro Softball A.s.D
13Moretti LucreziaP/OF2005Old Parma Sofbtall Baseball Club
14NanniIlariaSS/2B2006Tozzona Baseball Imola
15NeriMatildeC2006US Giovanili Collecchio A.S.D
16PellaMartina Pia1B2006Stars Ronchi Softball
17PoliniLuciaC2007Bollate Softball 1969
18PonziArianna1B2006US Giovanili Collecchio A.S.D
19Raffaelli Camilla3B/SS2005Sestese Softball Club
20Silva Emma StefaniaP2007Bollate Softball 1969
21SilvoniAnitaP/1B2006A.S.D. Roviglo softball- Baseball Club
22SpiottaAlice2B/OF2005Torre Pedrera Falcons
23Villa Carlotta MariaIF2006Milano Baseball 1946
24ZanollaElisaC2007Stars Ronchi Softball
25ZenariGiorgiaC2006Old Parma Sofbtall Baseball Club

Forza #Italia!

by Roberto Angotti

(Photo of Team Italy slugger Noemi Cortesi at bat against Germany during the 2022 U15 European Softball Championship in Enschede, the Netherlands by LG-FIBS)