Virginia Travels to #24 Boston College for Thursday Game
Jan. 25, 2006
Virginia travels to No. 24 Boston College for its first clash in ACC play on Thursday, Jan. 26 for a 7 p.m. game. EspnU will televise the game live from Conte Forum.
UVa returns home to host Florida State on National Girls & Women in Sports Day on Sunday, Jan. 29. Tip-off at University Hall is set for 1 p.m. All girls (aged eighth grade and younger) will receive FREE admission to the game. The Regional Sports Network- Fox Sports Net South (live), Comcast Sports Net (tape delay 11:30 p.m.), SunSports (live)- will televise the game.
Scouting Boston College
The No. 24 Eagles, under the guidance of 13th-year head coach Cathy Inglese, stand 13-6 overall and 0-4 in ACC play after an 85-29 win over Longwood on Jan. 22. Senior forward Brooke Queenan paces the squad with 14.6 ppg and 8.7 rpg, while junior guard Kindyll Dorsey adds 10.7 ppg.
Series vs. Eagles
Virginia owns a perfect 2-0 mark against Boston College. In the teams’ first meeting in 1983, UVa captured a 58-47 win in Boston. In the second round of the 2000 NCAA Tournament, the Cavaliers advanced with a 74-70 win at University Hall. This is the first meeting between the teams as ACC opponents.
Homecoming for McGuire
For the first time in her collegiate career, junior Brenna McGuire (Winchester, Mass.) will play in front of her home state crowd when UVa travels to Boston College. More than 30 family members are expected to attend the game. Winchester is just nine miles north of Boston. Also, McGuire will face a former AAU team teammate. BC junior guard Kindyll Dorsey also played for the New England Crusaders.
In the Statistics
After 17 contests, junior Siedah Williams leads the Cavaliers with 12.5 points per game. Senior Tiffany Sardin follows with 10.6 ppg. Freshman Lyndra Littles adds 10.4 ppg and a team-best 7.7 rpg. Sophomore Sharneé Zoll leads UVa with 111 assists. UVa out-scores its opponents by +14.0 points and out-rebounds foes by +4.7 boards.