Volnaya Named ACC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week
Jan. 18, 2000
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia junior forward Svetlana Volnaya was named the ACC Playerof the Week (Jan. 17) after scoring 28 points and shooting .648 percent(11 for 17) from the floor in the Cavaliers 76-68 win over Maryland. Shescored 17 of her 28 points in the second half to help erase a four-pointhalftime deficit. She was 2-5 from three-point range and 4-4 from the freethrow line. This was the first time Volnaya was named the Player of theWeek.
She currently leads the ACC in three-point field goal percentage(.481, 26-54), ranks third in free throw percentage (.827) and sixth inscoring (14.1 ppg).