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USA women win gold at 2015 World Deaf Basketball Championships

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Earlier today, the United States women won gold at at the  2015 World Deaf Basketball Championships in Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei after defeating Lithuania 68 – 54.


The team came together as a team to put up some impressive numbers and distribute duties around the court. Victoria Faeita had a huge game for the Americans, picking up a double doing as she led the team in scoring with 15 points and was second in rebounding with 12.

Lindsay Stergio was also an incredibly important part of Team USA’s victory. The other player on the team with a double double, Stergio was third in the team in scoring with 13 points, and led in rebounds with 14. She did a great job in feeding the ball to her teammates, and was second on the team with assists at 8.

Danielle Warren was another key contributor. Second in the team in scoring, she had 14 points, 3 rebounds and 2 turnovers. Raven Pentz led the team in assists with 10, and was tied for third on the team in rebounds with 9. She and Faeita led the team in turnovers at 3.



Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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