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Origin: Rome (RM) – Italy

Sports: Beach Volleyball


Alice Pratesi is originally from Rome but you only have to look at her sparkling game to understand that her beach volleyball is all made in the USA. In fact, the player born in ’98 left armed with great courage for Florida, despite not having much experience on the sand and having played very few youth tournaments. At Stetson University (Florida) he dedicated himself only to studying and training without competing in competitions (in jargon it is called Red Shirt year), and then he began to get serious in California, in Long Beach State.

It was here that Alice made the leap in quality and became an irreplaceable pawn for the team, winning the AVCA Top Flight Award 2021 and the All Big West First Team selection. After 3 seasons in the Golden State, he returned to the Sunshine State, Florida. Under the guidance of Rita Buckcrockett (Florida International University), the Roman defender won the Conference USA All Tournament First team 2023 and participated in the NCAA Finals, a historic milestone for FIU, which had managed to take part in the national finals for the first time in 2018 captained by the Bianchin-Frasca duo. Alice is currently pursuing a master’s degree and preparing for the beach season on American beaches.