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Faussurier wins gold medal with Spain

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Faussurier wins gold medal with Spain

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas women’s basketball redshirt freshman Ana-Carlota Faussurier won a gold medal with Spain at the U20 European Championship in Samsun, Turkey, last week. Faussurier redshirted with the Razorbacks last season and is expected to challenge for significant playing time in 2013-14. Faussurier’s team defeated Italy, 59-53, in the championship to win golf.& Spain trailed the entire first half before holding Italy scoreless for more than eight minutes in the second frame.& It is Spain’s third consecutive gold medal in the U20 European Championship for women. Faussurier has played in nine games with the U20 team playing her tournament best 14 minutes in the win over Russia.& She averaged 1.7 rebound per game and scored 10 points while averaging about eight minutes a game. She has also been a member of the U16 and U18 teams for Spain.& She will join Spain’s U19 world championship team in Lithuania next week where they are again expected to contend for a medal.



Sports Category : Basketball (W)