2011 Siena Women's Basketball Foreign Tour
Denmark and Italy
August 13-22, 2011

The Siena College Women's Basketball team will be taking a foreign tour of Denmark and Italy August 13-22, 2011. Destinations include both countries' historic capitals' - Copenhagen and Rome - as well as Milan, Como, and of course, Italy's own version of Siena.

"This is a wonderful opportunity for our team and a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many of our student athletes," said head coach Gina Castelli. "We are very excited and looking forward to learning both the Danish and Italian cultures as well as gain valuable basketball experience. Additionally, it will be great to meet both Maja Gerlyng and Ida Krogh's families in Denmark and get to spend some time in their hometowns."

While abroad, the Saints will play four games against international foes with two tilts slated against the Danish National Team and a pair of games in Italy against the TDT Slammers and Italy All-Stars. When they are not on the court, the Saints will be taking in all Denmark and Italy have to offer including guided castle tours in Copenhagen, a visit to the famous Duomo Cathedral in Milan, and stops by the Vatican, Roman Coliseum and much, much more!

Stay connected with the Saints during this 10-day extravaganza by following junior captain Lily Grenci's daily blog on the Times Union website as well as checking back to this page for pictures, video and recaps of all the Saints' games and tours overseas.

Trip Information

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Read Lily Grenci's Times Union Blog

Photo and Video Galleries

Day 1/2 - August 13-14, 2011 Day 3 - August 15, 2011 Day 4 - August 16, 2011 Day 5 - August 17, 2011 Day 6 - August 18, 2011 Day 7 - August 19, 2011 Day 8 - August 20, 2011 Day 9 - August 21, 2011

Game Schedule (all times local)
Date Opponent Time/Outcome
Monday, August 15 Danish National Team (Horsholm, Denmark) L, 77-58 | Recap | Box Score
Tuesday, August 16 Danish National Team (Farum, Denmark) L, 72-56 | Recap | Box Score
Friday, August 19 TDT Slammers (Castellanza, Italy) W, 96-38 | Recap | Box Score
Saturday, August 20 Italy All-Stars (Rome, Italy) W, 74-55 | Recap | Box Score

Day-by-Day With the Saints

August 13
Depart New York for Copenhagen

August 14
Practice at 3 p.m.

August 15
Game vs. Danish National Team - 5 p.m.

August 16
Harbor cruise
Game vs. Danish National Team - 7 p.m.

August 17
Guided tour of Milan

August 18
Steamer trip on the lake

August 19
Visit Cathedral complex in Siena
Game vs. TDT Slammers - 10:30 a.m.

August 20
Excursion to the Vatican
Game vs. Italy All-Stars - 7 p.m.

August 21
Tour of the Coliseum, Forum and Trevi Fountain

August 22
Return to New York