Lorena Infante signs with Orvieto in Italian 1st Division
Spanish point guard Lorena Infante has signed with Ceprimini Construzioni Orvieto in Italian 1sts Division for the 2012-13 season, in which will be her first professional experience out of Spain.
Lorena arrives to Orvieto after guiding Jopisa Burgos to a good 2011-12 season in which she averaged 9.7 points 5.4 assists 3.9 rebounds and 13 in efficiency per game in the year in which she broke the historial assists record in Spanish First Division and was also the League best point guard in efficiency.
After signing Lorena, Orvieto completes an interesting roster where she will be one of the key players together with Shamela Hampton and Aishah Sutherland.
Lorena Infante has been the League Leader
in Assists, the MVP among all point guards in efficiency, the fifth
player that drew more fouls and she also broke the record of most
assists in a single season by any player in the History of Spanish Women
Basketball with 141.
In previous seasons, the best passers were Paola Ferrari
(2010-11) with 108, Laia Palau (2009-10) with 101, Silvia Domínguez
(2008-09) with 106 and Silvia Morales (2007-08).
was the best point guard in the League, averaging 13.0 in efficiency and
surpassing Cristina Ouviña (11.3), Shona Thorburn (10.2), Silvia
Marta Xargay (8.8), Laia Palau (7.5), Elisa Aguilar (5.5) or Noemí
Lorena shone against Navarra with 20 points 5
assists and 14 points and 7 assists, against Vigo and Ibiza with 17
points and 5 assists in each game and dished 10 assist against
Hondarribia, 9 assists against Girona and 8 assists against Ros Casares
and Sedis Cadí.
Lorena Infante arrived to Burgos in the second
half of the 2010-11 season after being the 3rd best passer in Spanish
1st Division 2010-11.
Lorena helped Burgos to return to Liga
Femenina averaging 11,2 points 4,5 rebounds 4,7 assists and 13 in
efficiency in Regular Season, increasing her performance in playoffs to
12,7 points 4 reobunds and 7 assists per game and 20 in efficiency.
In the Final Game that took Burgos back to 1st Division she had 16 points 6 rebounds and 7 assists with 22 in efficiency.
Before Olesa and Burgos, Lorena had also played in other 1st Division
teams like Ibiza (playing FIBA Cup), Badajoz or Cortegada.
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