VIRGINIA CLAIMS A 69-52 WIN OVER LIBERTY
Nov. 20, 2001
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia women’s basketball team rebounded with a 69-52 win over Liberty in its home opener on Tuesday evening.
The Cavaliers improved 2-1 overall, while the Flames fell to 1-2.
“Obviously we made a lot of progress,” said UVa head coach Debbie Ryan on her team’s improvement in 24 hours. “We worked today on our defensive problems. Everyday we have to tweak little things.”
“I was feeding off of my teammates, “Quarles said. “We just wanted to prove we could win.”
For the Flames, Stephanie Walker came off the bench for a team-high 11 points. Meribeth Feenstra added a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Overall, Virginia held the rebounding edge, 42-40.
Virginia plays its third game in six days with a trip to Rutgers on Saturday, Nov. 24. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. Charlottesville’s WINA Radio (1070 AM) will broadcast the game live.
NCAA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL 1 2 - FinalLiberty (1-2) 20 32 - 52Virginia (2-1) 43 26 - 69
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