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Daniela Abies selected for Spanish Under-19 National Team

Emmie Boese
Freshman forward Daniela Abies looks to rebound against South Carolina State. Abies scored seven points and recorded seven rebounds.

The Wichita State women’s basketball team will see one of their own take the stage at the 2023 FIBA U19 Women’s World Cup.

Sophomore forward Daniela Abies was selected for Spain’s Under-19 Team for the World Cup this July 15-23 in Madrid, Spain.

The Spanish team is currently ranked fourth in the FIBA rankings.

The U19 tournament is held every two years. During their 2021 outing, Spain lost to the United States 98-64 in the quarterfinals.

Abies played on the U18 Spanish National Team during their 2022 run in the European Championships, where they lost in the championship game to Lithuania 78-75.

Spain has not made the championship game of the U19 tournament since 2011.

This year, Spain is in Group A with Argentina, Australia and France. Games can be streamed at twitch.tv/baloncestoesp.

July 15 – Spain vs. Australia @ 6:15 a.m. CST
July 16 – Spain vs. France @ 6:15 a.m. CST
July 17 – Spain vs. Argentina @ 6:45 a.m. CST

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Trinity Ramm
Trinity Ramm, Managing Editor
Trinity Ramm is the managing editor and former sports editor for The Sunflower. This is her second year on staff. Ramm is a senior English Lit major and a sociology minor with a certificate in film studies. In her limited spare time, she can be found at the movie theater, browsing some obscure film database or crocheting. Ramm uses she/her pronouns.
Emmie Boese
Emmie Boese, Reporter
Emmie Boese is starting her fourth year on The Sunflower's staff. Boese previously served as sports editor and opinion editor. Boese is majoring in communications with an emphasis on journalism. After she graduates, she plans to work in sports journalism in a local community or as a communications and social media specialist for a sports team.

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