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April 5, 2002

NORFOLK, VA. – Virginia women’s basketball players Telisha Quarles (Louisa, Va.) and Brandi Teamer (Joliet, Ill.) have been named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors All-State Team, the association announced on Friday.

The Cavalier duo, which propelled UVA to a third-place finish in the ACC standings and a 19th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, garnered two spots on the five-member first team.

A 5-8 guard, Quarles was named to the 2002 All-ACC second team. Earning Richmond Times-Dispatch Va. all-state Honorable Mention honors and ACC All-Tournament Second Team accolades, Quarles finished her career ranked No. 13 in scoring (1,323), No. 2 in three-pointers (187), and No. 11 in steals (181). In her final season, Quarles led the Hoos in scoring with 15.7 ppg. Additionally, she was named the Fox Sports Net South Player of the Game for her 20-point performance in the win over Maryland. She also earned ACC Player of the Week for the third time of her career on Feb. 18 after helping UVa to three ACC wins in seven days.

A 6-0 forward, Teamer was named’s National Freshman of the Year. The 2002 ACC Rookie of the Year, All-ACC second team, and ACC All-Freshmen Team honoree started all 30 games at Virginia as a true freshman, Teamer finished her rookie campaign second in team scoring with 14.3 ppg and an ACC-best 8.9rpg, She earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors six times during the regular season. The frosh also led the Conference in double-double performances with 13. In ACC games only, she was the UVa scoring leader with 16.1 ppg. She was also named to Tulane’s Doubletree Classic all-tournament team in December.

2002 Va. SID All-State Honors
First Team
F- Lucienne Berthieu, Old DominionF- Brandi Teamer, VirginiaF- Kristine Austgulen, Va. CommonwealthG- Telisha Quarles, VirginiaG- Rochelle Luckett, Va. Commonwealth

Second TeamF-Hamechetou Maiga, Old DominionF- Suawana Taylor, Norfolk StateC- Ieva Kublina, Virginia TechG- Michele Koclanes, RichmondG- LaShondra Dixon, Hampton

Player of the Year:Lucienne Berthieu, Old Dominion

Coach of the Year:Wendy Larry, Old Dominion

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