Alonso de Armiño began his career in basketball at the age of six at Berrio Otxoa. After taking those first steps at the Santutxu school, he joined the ranks of Ibaizabal when he turned 16, playing several games with the LF2 team. However, once the campaign was over, he decided to cross the pond and continue his studies in the United States.
There he was part of the Baccalaureate (he played one year of high school with West High School in Knoxville) and began his nursing studies at the Freed Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee. In the team of that university he spent four years playing the NCAA.
After a brief stint at the Swedish Mark Basket, she would return to Spain with the Basque team Gernika KESB in the 2016/17 season, a course of fond memories for the Spanish power forward as it was her debut in the Endesa Women’s League. She was still young, the following three seasons she would compete in Liga Femenina 2, defending the jerseys of GDKO Ibaizabal, Real Canoe and Movistar Estudiantes. With the student team she would return to the elite of national women’s basketball, in a dream season where the girls from Madrid recorded 21 wins and only one loss.
His last team until arriving in Zaragoza was Kutxabank Araski. During the 2021-2022 academic year, the new Casademont Zaragoza player averaged 4.1 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists.
THIS IS HOW CARLOS CANTERO SEES HER “Gracia is a versatile player, a very good defender, a fighter, she competes very well and in attack she gives us that versatility that I was talking about to play in various positions. With her we lengthen the squad, we add one more player to the rotation and she is going to help us a lot in training and in games”.