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#55 Antonia Peresson

Antonia Peresson - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 5-9
Birthdate 09/08/1995
Hometown Pordenone, Italy
Last School Liceo Stefanini Yenezia
Year Senior
Antonia Peresson - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2014-15 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016-17 (Junior): Started 11 games of the 2016-17 season, seeing action in all 37 … Led team from three-point range, hitting 69 … Contributed 12 points in Tech’s win over Alabama (3/26) in the quarterfinals of the WNIT … Added 13 points and four assists at North Carolina (2/16) hitting four treys … Contributed 17 points against Virginia Tech (2/5) on 5-of-8 shooting from three-point range to match her season-high on treys … Pulled down seven career-high seven rebounds against the Hokies … Put up 12 points on four treys at Boston College (1/12) … Added 15 points against App State (12/11), going 5-of-10 from three-point range … Dished out five assists and four steals against Mercer (12/7) … Contributed season-high 18 points against Georgia State (12/3), hitting five three-pointers … Added 10 points against Michigan (12/1) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge … Swiped four steals against Alabama State (11/13) … Opened the season with 10 points and six rebounds against Samford (11/11).

2015-16 (Sophomore): Played in 32 games, making 11 starts … Averaged 7.2 points and 1.4 assists in 21.3 minutes … Scored 13 points with four rebounds, three assists and three steals in 29 minutes vs. Loyola Chicago (Nov. 13) … Had season-high six assists vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (Nov. 15) … Chipped in 11 points in 16 minutes vs. High Point (Nov. 27) … Added 12 points with three assists in 20 minutes vs. USC Upstate (Dec. 5) … Scored 17 points on 5-of-10 shooting from 3-point range vs. Alabama (Dec. 18) … Had 11 points at Syracuse (Feb. 7) … Hit 4-of-6 3-points en route to 12 points vs. Clemson (Feb. 14) … Scored career-high 20 points on 6-of-13 shooting from downtown with five rebounds in upset road win at Duke (Feb. 21) … Scored 12 points vs. Wake Forest (Feb. 28) … Had 11 points vs. Wake Forest (March 3) in ACC Tournament.

2014-15 (True Freshman): Played in 32 games, starting 22 … Averaged 3.9 points per game, 1.9 rebounds per game and 2.0 assists per game … Shot 30.2 percent from behind 3-point line (32-for-106) … 50-foot halfcourt buzzer beater at halftime against UNC at ACC Tournament made top five play on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays … Handed out at least three assists on 10 different occasions … Dished out eight assists while scoring eight points, including two 3-pointers, in first collegiate game at Loyola (11/14) … Scored five points, handed out five assists and had three steals vs. Grambling State (11/25) … Scored eight points, including two 3-pointers, and had three assists vs. Central Arkansas (12/14) … Scored eight points, including two 3-pointers, and handed out six assists at North Carolina (1/11) … Scored career-high 17 points and made five 3-pointers vs. Virginia Tech (2/1) … Scored six points and grabbed four rebounds at Clemson (2/22)… Scored six points and had three assists in upset of No. 16 Duke (2/26) … Scored eight points and two assists at Wake Forest (2/28) … Scored nine points off three 3-pointers and dished out five assists vs. Clemson (3/4) at ACC Tournament.

Prep: Was No. 15 point guard in Collegiate Girls Basketball Report and No. 81 overall recruit … Won bronze medal during 2014 U20 European Championship with Italy … Averaged 3.0 points per game and 0.5 rebounds per game for Italy in eight games, helping team to 6-3 record and bronze medal … During 2013 U18 European Championship, averaged 7.4 points per game and 3.6 rebounds per game for Italy … Averaged 1.3 steals per game and shot 37.5 percent from field … Against Spain, scored tournament-high 12 points … Won Italian U19 Championships in 2013 with Reyer Venezia and took second place in championships in 2011, 2012 and 2014 … Member of Team Italy during FIBA U17 World Championship in 2012 … Averaged 6.2 points per game, 2.4 rebounds per game and 1.4 assists per game during championships … DAgainst Canada in championships, scored 18 points, including two 3-pointers, while recording three rebounds … Against Mail, scored 12 points, had seven assists and three rebounds … Named All-Italy Best Quintett in 2009, 2010 and 2012 … Finished in sixth place in world championships in China in both 2010-11 … In 2009, won Italian championships with Liceo Leopardi Majorana and took second place in U15 Italian Championships with Sistema Rosa Pordenone.

Personal: Born September 8, 1995, in Pordenone, Italy … Parents are Giovanni Batista Peresson and Caterina Piccinato … Has older brother, Nicolo … Chose Georgia Tech because of prestigious academics, to have opportunity to get international degree and to improve basketball skills in one of most competitive conferences in world … Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment as winning U19 Italian championships in 2013 with Reyer Venezia Team … Has diplomas in piano and cello from Academy of Music … Was regional tennis champions from 2007-09.


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