Puerto Rico women's national basketball team

Governed by the Puerto Rican Basketball Federation
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Puerto Rico
FIBA ranking10 Increase 6 (1 October 2022)[1]
Joined FIBA1957
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationPuerto Rican Basketball Federation
CoachJerry Batista
Nickname(s)12 Magníficas
12 Guerreras[2]
Olympic Games
Appearances1
World Cup
Appearances2
FIBA AmeriCup
Appearances12
MedalsSilver medal america.svg (2021)
Bronze medal (Americas).svg (1995, 2017)
Pan American Games
Appearances4
MedalsGold medal america.svg (2011)
Bronze medal (Americas).svg (2019)
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First international
 Colombia 33–31 Puerto Rico 
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 10 December 1946)
Biggest win
 Puerto Rico 118–24 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 
(Mayagüez, Puerto Rico; 18 July 2010)
 Puerto Rico 113–20 Costa Rica 
(Manatí, Puerto Rico; 21 August 2018)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 136–72 Puerto Rico 
(São Paulo, Brazil; 6 August 1997)

The Puerto Rico women's national basketball team (Spanish: Selección femenina de Baloncesto de Puerto Rico) is governed by the Puerto Rican Basketball Federation (Spanish: Federación de Baloncesto de Puerto Rico).

Tournament record

Olympic Games

Year Position Pld W L
Japan 2020 12th 3 0 3
Total 3 0 3

World Championship

Year Position Pld W L
Chile 1953 Did not qualify
Brazil 1957
Soviet Union 1959
Peru 1964
Czechoslovakia 1967
Brazil 1971
1975 to 1994
Germany 1998
China 2002
Brazil 2006
Czechoslovakia 2010
Turkey 2014
Spain 2018 Group stage 3 0 3
Australia 2022 Quarterfinals 6 2 4
Total 9 2 7

Record against other teams at the World Cup

Country W–L
Belgium Belgium 0–1
Japan Japan 0–1
Spain Spain 0–1
Total record 0–3

FIBA Americas Championship

Pan American Games

Year Position Pld W L
1955 to 2007 Did not participate
Mexico 2011 Champions 5 4 1
Canada 2015 6th 4 1 3
Peru 2019 Third place 5 3 2
Chile 2023
Total 14 8 6

Central American and Caribbean Games

Year Position Pld W L
1935 to 1974 Not known
Colombia 1978 Third place 5 3 2
Cuba 1982 Runner-up 4 3 1
Dominican Republic 1986
Mexico 1990
Puerto Rico 1993 Runner-up
Venezuela 1998 Third place
El Salvador 2002 Runner-up
Colombia 2006 Runner-up 6 5 1
Puerto Rico 2010 Champions 5 5 0
Mexico 2014 Runner-up 5 4 1
Colombia 2018 Third place 5 4 1
El Salvador 2023
Total 30 24 6

Current roster

Roster for the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.[3]

Puerto Rico women's national basketball team – 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 0 Jennifer O'Neill 32 – (1990-04-19)19 April 1990 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Sampaio Basquete Brazil
F 1 Tayra Meléndez 28 – (1993-10-29)29 October 1993 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Gigantes de Carolina Puerto Rico
F 2 Brianna Jones 25 – (1997-02-09)9 February 1997 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) BasCats USC Heidelberg Germany
PG 5 Pamela Rosado (C) 36 – (1986-04-30)30 April 1986 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Titanes de Morovis Puerto Rico
G 7 Zaida González 19 – (2003-01-17)17 January 2003 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) FIU Panthers United States
PF 11 Sofía Roma 25 – (1996-11-21)21 November 1996 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Sweden
SF 13 Nairimar Vargas 22 – (2000-03-24)24 March 2000 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Stony Brook Seawolves United States
PF 21 Mya Hollingshed 22 – (1999-10-29)29 October 1999 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Soyuz Zarechny Russia
SG 22 Arella Guirantes 24 – (1997-10-15)15 October 1997 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) DVTK Hun-Therm Hungary
PG 23 Trinity San Antonio 18 – (2003-10-28)28 October 2003 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) California Baptist Lancers United States
PF 25 Isalys Quiñones 24 – (1997-10-23)23 October 1997 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) North Gold Coast Seahawks Australia
C 33 India Pagán 23 – (1999-01-07)7 January 1999 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) BC Marburg Germany
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Puerto Rico Samuel Arill
  • Puerto Rico Carlos Morales
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 22 September 2022

References

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 1 October 2022. Retrieved 1 October 2022.
  2. ^ "BSNF felicita a las '12 guerreras'". BSNF. Retrieved 19 May 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Puerto Rico abre su participación en el Mundial de Australia" (in Spanish). puertorico.basketball. 21 September 2022. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  4. ^ "Team Roster: Puerto Rico" (PDF). fiba.basketball. 20 September 2022. Retrieved 20 September 2022.

External links

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National women's basketball teams of the Americas (FIBA Americas)