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Monica De Gennaro
Monica De Gennaro, Grand Prix Łódź, Poland.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born 8 January 1987 (1987-01-08) (age 34)
Piano di Sorrento, Italy
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Spike 298 cm (117 in)
Block 215 cm (85 in)
Volleyball information
Position Libero
Current club Imoco Volley Conegliano
Number 10
Career
Years Teams
2001–2002
2002–2009
2009–2010
2010–2013
2013–
Libertas Sorrento
Vicenza Volley
Aprilia Volley
Scavolini Pesaro
Imoco Volley Conegliano
National team
0000 Italy

Monica De Gennaro (born 8 January 1987) is an Italian professional volleyball player. She plays for Imoco Volly and for the Italy women's national volleyball team. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics. She is 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) tall.

Career

De Gennaro played with her national team at the 2014 World Championship. There her team ended up in fourth place after losing 2–3 to Brazil the bronze medal match. She was selected to be tournament's Best Libero.

De Gennaro won the 2016–17 CEV Champions League silver medal with Imoco Volley Conegliano after losing the final match 0–3 to the Turkish VakıfBank Istanbul winning also the Best Libero award.

She won the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix silver medal and the Best Libero individual award.

At the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan, she won the silver medal.

Awards

Individuals

  • 2007–08 CEV Challenge Cup "Best Digger"
  • 2013 Montreux Volley Masters "Best Receiver"
  • 2014 FIVB World Championship "Best Libero"
  • 2016-17 CEV Champions League "Best Libero"
  • 2016-17 Italian Cup (Coppa Italia) "MVP"
  • 2017 World Grand Prix "Best Libero"
  • 2018 FIVB World Championship "Best Libero"
  • 2018–19 Italian League "MVP"

Clubs

  • 2010 Italian Supercup - Simple cup icon.svg Champions, with Scavolini Pesaro
  • 2013 Italian Supercup - Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-Up, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2015–16 Italian League - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2016 Italian Supercup - Simple cup icon.svg Champions, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2016-17 Italian Cup (Coppa Italia) - Simple cup icon.svg Champions, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2016–17 CEV Champions League - Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-Up, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2017–18 Italian League - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2018 Italian Supercup - Simple cup icon.svg Champions, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2018–19 Italian League - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2018–19 CEV Champions League - Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-Up, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2019 Italian Supercup - Simple cup icon.svg Champions, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2019-20 Italian Cup (Coppa Italia) - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2020 Italian Supercup - Simple cup icon.svg Champions, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2020-21 Italian Cup (Coppa Italia) - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2020–21 Italian League - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2020–21 CEV Women's Champions League - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
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