Women's Basketball Rolls to 66-37 Win Over St. Joseph's
Nov. 24, 2002
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia women’s basketball rolled to a 66-37 win over St. Joseph’s (Pa.) on Sunday at University Hall.
The Cavaliers improved to 2-0 on the season, while the Hawks fell to 0-2.
The 37 points are the fewest a SJU squad has scored in 19 years. (Cheyney State 66, St. Joseph’s 33- Feb. 10, 1983)
“We were able to continue to play good defense when we substituted,” said Virginia head Coach Debbie Ryan. “It’s good to keep consistency.”
“We tried to find some different answers,” SJU head coach Cindy Griffin said. “We dug ourselves into a hole and just couldn’t get out of it.”
Amra Mehmedic was the only Hawk in double figures. She finished with 12 points.
Overall, SJU out-rebounded UVa, 39-35. Virginia shot 42 percent (26-65) from the field, while SJU shot 29 percent (14-48). The Cavs committed 11 turnovers while forcing 28.
Virginia travels to Liberty on Tuesday, Nov. 26 for a 7 p.m. game. The Cavaliers return home on Saturday, Nov. 30 to host Long Island at 2 p.m. in University Hall. Charlottesville’s WINA Radio (1070 AM) will broadcast each UVa game live with Jed Williams and Myron Ripley calling the action.
1 2 - FinalSt. Joseph's (0-2) 19 18 - 37Virginia (2-0) 31 35 - 66