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Liliana Ronchetti (Italy)
Born on September Thursday, 1927, in in Como, Italy.
Height:
171cm (5'7")
Position:
Point Guard
Nationality:
Italy

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.

Clubs

  • Società Ginnastica Comense: 1947-1955
  • Bernocchi Legnano: 1955-1956
  • Autonomi Torino: 1956-1957
  • Chlorodont Milano: 1957-1958
  • Standa Milano: 1958-1965
  • Zaiss Milano: 1965-1966
  • Ri.Ri Mendrisio: 1966-1971
  • Ignis Varese: 1971-1973

Club Highlights

  • 4 times Champion of the Italian League: 1950, 1951, 1952 and 1953
  • 3 times Champion of the Swiss League: 1967, 1968 and 1969
  • 4 times Top-scorer of the Italian League: 1952, 1953, 1954 and 1960
  • Scored 51 points in a game with Società Ginnastica Comense, which represents an all-time scoring record for a woman in a game of the Italian League

National Team

  • 83 appearances with the Italian National Team
  • Participated in 6 European Championships with the Italian National Team: Moscow 1952, Belgrade 1954, Prague 1956, Lodz 1958, Sofia 1960 and Mulhouse 1962

Individual Highlights

  • Retired at 45 years of age; her career as a professional basketball player lasted an impressive number of 26 years
  • Leaded the 1950-1951 and 1951-1952 rosters of the Società Ginnastica Comense to two straight seasons completely undefeated in the Italian League
  • In 1975, FIBA named its second competitions for women's clubs, the former European Cup of Cups, as the European Cup Liliana Ronchetti