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Monica De Gennaro Santarelli
Monica De Gennaro, Grand Prix Łódź, Poland.jpg
Personal information
Nickname Moki
Nationality Italian
Born (1987-01-08) 8 January 1987 (age 37)
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
Honours
Women's volleyball
Representing  Italy
World Championship
Silver 2018 Japan Team
Bronze 2022 Poland/Netherlands Team
World Cup
Gold 2011 Japan Team
FIVB Nations League
Gold 2022 Ankara Team
FIVB World Grand Prix
Silver 2017 Nanjing Team
Bronze 2006 Reggio Calabria Team
European Championship
Gold 2021 Serbia/Bulgaria/Croatia/Romania Team
Bronze 2019 Turkey Team
Montreux Volley Masters
Gold 2018 Switzerland Team
Mediterranean Games
Gold 2013 Turkey Team

Monica De Gennaro Santarelli (born 8 January 1987) is an Italian professional volleyball player. She plays for Imoco Volley Conegliano 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 2020–21 CEV Women's Champions League and was twice a runner-up with Imoco Volley Conegliano (2016-17 and 2018-19), receiving the award of Best Libero in those three editions of the Champions League.

She won both the 2019 FIVB Club World Championship and the Best Libero award in China.

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

At the 2014 FIVB World Championship she won the Best Libero award, ant at the 2018 FIVB World Championship in Japan, she won the silver medal and the Best Libero individual award.

She won the 2021 Women's European Volleyball Championship and the Best Libero individual award.

Awards

Individuals

  • 2006-07 Italian League "Best Receiver"
  • 2006-07 Italian League "Best Under 20 Serie A1 player"
  • 2007–08 CEV Challenge Cup "Best Receiver"
  • 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"
  • 2020–21 CEV Women's Champions League "Best Libero"
  • 2021 Women's European Volleyball Championship "Best Libero"
  • 2021 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship "Best Libero"
  • 2022 FIVB Nations League – "Best Libero"

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
  • 2021 Italian Supercup - Simple cup icon.svg Champions, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2021 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship - Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-Up, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2021-22 Italian Cup (Coppa Italia) - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • 2021–22 Italian League - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Imoco Volley Conegliano

Personal life

She has been married to the volleyball coach Daniele Santarelli since 2017.

See also

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