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Christinaki Invited to Greek National Team

Maryland Athletics
5-4-2017
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Guard Eleanna Christinaki of the Maryland women's basketball team will travel to Europe this summer to play with the Greek Senior Women's National Team in the FIBA 2017 Eurobasket in June.

Christinaki will travel to Athens for training camp May 15. The team will travel to Lucenec, Slovakia for friendly games May 26-27, then Rome for friendly games June 2-3. They will return to Greece for games June 7 and 9.

On June 14, the team will depart for Prague, Czech Republic for the FIBA Eurobasket tournament June 16-25. The Greek team will open with a game vs. Serbia on June 16 at noon ET. For the full schedule, click here.

Christinaki came to Maryland this January after playing her first season and a half at Florida.  During her nine appearances with the Gators in 2016-17, averaged 17.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 1.3 three-pointers made per game, as they earned a Top-25 ranking. She led the team in scoring and was second in assists and notched her career-high 29 points at Chattanooga in November. She was named to the All-SEC Preseason Second Team.

As a freshman in 2015-16, Christinaki was named to the All-SEC Freshman Team as she averaged 10.4 points and led the team with 3.4 assists per game. She helped lead the Gators to an NCAA Tournament bid.

Eleven Terrapins have played for their respective national teams under head coach Brenda Frese, eight on U.S. national squads. Frese's Terrapins have won nine gold medals in international play, most recently Brionna Jones, who won gold with USA Basketball in the 2015 World University Games.

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