41
Elisa Penna
Elisa  Penna

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bergamo, Italy

High School:
ITC F. Foscari

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward

06/16/2017

Penna Named to Italian National Team

Rising junior Elisa Penna named to the 12-person EuroBasket Women 2017 roster for Italy

11/20/2016

Offense Breaks Out in 89-61 Win over EMU

The Demon Deacons shot better than 50 percent from long distance in the victory over Eastern Michigan.

03/23/2016

GOLD RUSH: Immediate Impact

Elisa Penna comes all the way from Italy in midseason and helps make Wake Forest a different team.

03/17/2016

Deacs Edge Charlotte 72-69 in WNIT

Wake Forest gutted through a 72-69 victory over Charlotte on Thursday night to advance to the second round of the WNIT.

03/02/2016

Deacs Cruise to ACC First Round Win Over Clemson

Wake Forest had two double-digit runs in the first half to build an 18-point halftime lead on the way to a convincing 73-58 win over 15th-seeded Clemson.

03/18/2016

2015-16 Wake Forest Women's Basketball: Deacs Edge Charlotte 72-69 in WNIT

Wake Forest gutted out a 72-69 win over Charlotte in the WNIT on March 17, 2016. Amber Campbell hit a three in the final minutes to seal the deal in Wake Forest's first postseason appearance since 2012.

02/16/2016

2015-16 Wake Forest Women's Basketball: Campbell's Career-High 27 Paces Deacs Past Duke

Amber Campbell's career-high 27 points lifted Wake Forest to its first win over Duke since March 5, 1993, breaking a stretch of 45 losses in a row against the Blue Devils.

02/08/2016

2015-16 Wake Forest Women's Basketball: Deacs Battle Back to Take Down NC State

Wake Forest fell behind 16-3 in the first quarter, but battled back and ultimately came away with a 63-58 victory over No. RV/RV NC State on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2016. It marks the first win over NC State since 2013 and gives Wake Forest wins over NC State and North Carolina in the same season for the first time since 2003-04.

02/01/2016

Behind The Scenes: On the Road with the Deacs

Behind The Scenes: On the Road with the Deacs

01/23/2016

2015 Wake Forest Women's Basketball: Deacs Storm Past Tar Heels 75-63

Wake Forest women's basketball took down North Carolina 75-63 on Jan. 21, 2016, for the first time since the 2004 season.

01/12/2017

Wake Forest Women's Basketball vs. Clemson

Wake Forest defeated Clemson 68-56 on Thursday, Jan. 12 inside the LJVM Coliseum

12/21/2016

WBB: Wake Forest vs. VCU (School Day)

Wake Forest defeated VCU, 60-54, on Wednesday, Dec. 21 in its annual School Day game.

11/11/2016

Wake Forest vs. Navy

The Demon Deacons opened up their regular season against Navy on Fri. Nov. 11 against the Navy Mids at LJVM Coliseum.

03/17/2016

2016 WNIT: Wake Forest vs. Charlotte

Wake Forest topped Charlotte 72-69 in the first round of the WNIT Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Halton Arena.

03/03/2016

Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech

Wake Forest lost a heartbreaker on March 3, 2016, to Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament second round.

2015-16 (Freshman)
Joined the team as a mid-year addition in December prior to the game against Hampton (12/28) ... Appeared in 22 games on the season, starting 20-straight contests to end the year after coming off the bench in her first two games ... Averaged 9.9 points and 6.6 rebounds per contest while seeing 33.5 minutes per game ... Shot 36.5 percent from the floor for the season, a team-high 37.5 percent from long range and a team-high 84.8 percent from the free throw line ... Was named ACC Rookie of the Week on Jan. 25 after setting career-highs in back-to-back games with 18 points and five steals against North Carolina (1/21) and 22 points against Boston College (1/24) ... Went 12-for-12 from the free throw line against Boston College ... Scored in double figures 13 of 22 games on the season ... Recorded three double-doubles on the year with 11 points and 10 rebounds against Virginia (1/10), 10 points and 10 rebounds against Duke (2/14) and 11 points and 12 rebounds against Charlotte (3/17) in the WNIT.

Prior to Wake Forest (Italy)
Won a bronze medal during the 2014 U20 European Championship with Italy and was named to the All-Tournament team ... Was also on the silver medal U20 team in 2013 at the European Championship and the bronze medal U16 team at the 2011 European Championship ... With Greas Basket Milano club team Penna won four championships ... Won the 2009-10 championship on the U15 team, the 2010-11 and 2011-12 championships with the U17 team and the 2012-13 championship with the U19 team ... Also won a U19 championship with Reyer Venezia in 2012-13.

Personal
Full name is Elisa Penna ... Born on Nov. 13, 1995 ... Daughter of Sara and Ivan ... Has a brother, Michael, and two sisters, Jessica and Valentina.

Loading...
Duke vs. Wake Forest Football
WAKE FOREST OFFICIAL STORE