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Dec. 15, 2003

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s basketball team closes out a five-game road trip with a stop in Philadelphia this week.

UVa visits St. Joseph’s on Thursday, Dec. 18 for a 7 p.m. game at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.

The Hawks, under the guidance of third-year head coach Cindy Griffin, stand 3-2 after a 72-68 loss at Villanova. Senior forward Stephanie Graff averages team bests of 12.2 ppg and 7.8 rpg, while senior center Irina Krasnoshiok adds 12.0 ppg. Virginia and St. Joseph’s are tied in series action, 3-3. Last season in Charlottesville, UVa claimed a 66-37 win.

The Cavaliers then return home to University Hall for the first time in a month to host Wagner. The teams tip off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20. Please note the change in tip-off time.

The Seahawks, under the guidance of sixth-year head coach Tara Gallagher, stand 3-3 after a 72-62 win over Sacred Heart. Senior forward Carrie Walker averages 18.3 ppg and 12.3 rpg, while freshman forward Vanessa Wyffels added 16,2 ppg. Freshman guard Joy Gallagher contributes 12.8 ppg. Wagner plays at Princeton on Dec. 17 before travelling to Charlottesville. This is the first meeting between Virginia and Wagner in the sport of women’s basketball.

Virginia, under the guidance of 27th-year head coach Debbie Ryan, stands 3-3 overall. All the Hoos’ game can be heard on WINA Radio (1070 AM) as well as at (click on the game schedule).

Women’s Basketball Action at University Hall
at Virginia
Saturday, Dec. 20
1 p.m.

For complete game notes, click here.

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