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Marina Ferragut Castillo (born 11 February 1972 in Barcelona) is a Spanish former basketball player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics and in the 2004 Summer Olympics,[1] achieving a total of 253 caps for the national team. She played in the WNBA at the New York Liberty during the 2000 season. She played on 253 occasions with the Spanish National team. She retired in 2011.[2]

Marina Ferragut
Personal information
BornFebruary 11, 1972
Barcelona
NationalitySpanish
Listed height191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Career information
Playing career1989–2011
PositionCenter
Career history
1987-1989Fontvella Manresa
1989–1994BEX Banco Exterior
1994-1996Costa Naranja Godella
1996-1998Real Canoe NC
1997-1998BAC Mirande
1998-1999Limoges ABC
1999-2000Santo André
2000New York Liberty
2000–2001Ros Casares Valencia
2001-2003Filtros Mann Zaragoza
2003-2004Perfumerías Avenida
2004-2006Hondarribia - Irún
2006-2009Ros Casares Valencia
2009-2010Real Canoe NC
2010-2011Hondarribia - Irún
Career highlights and awards

Club careerEdit

She played at Fontvella Manresa from her junior years to her debut with the senior team at 15. As one of the most promising young players of her time, she got transferred to the Caja Toledo - BEX Banco Exterior project, with other young Spanish prospects in order to prepare for the 1992 Summer Olympics. She went on to play for some of the most important clubs in the Spanish league, like Ros Casares Valencia, CB Avenida, CDB Zaragoza and Real Canoe NC, winning a total of six Spanish leagues and 5 Spanish cups.

Between 1997 and 2000 she played for French clubs BAC Mirande and Limoges ABC, Brazilian team Santo André (winning one Brazilian league and one South American cup) and WNBA team New York Liberty (becoming Western Conference champion in 2000).

National teamEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Marina Ferragut". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Se retira una de las más grandes del basket español: Marina Ferragut - MARCA.com". www.marca.com. Retrieved 2017-09-30.
  3. ^ "Selección Española Absoluta Femenina de Baloncesto". seleccionfemenina.feb.es. Retrieved 2017-09-30.