Virginia Travels to Georgia Tech on Thursday
Feb. 21, 2007
Virginia closes out the regular-season with two road games. The first stop is Georgia Tech on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.
UVa then travels to Clemson on Sunday, Feb. 25 for a 2 p.m. contest.
SCOUTING GEORGIA TECH
The Yellow Jackets, under the guidance of fourth-year head coach MaChelle Joseph, stand 17-10 overall and 8-5 in ACC play after a 62-59 win over Clemson on Feb. 19. Senior guard Stephanie Higgs leads the team with 15.1 ppg, while junior forward Janie Mitchell follows with 14.1 ppg and a team-best 6.6 rpg. Junior guard Chioma Nnamaka is third with 12.7 ppg.
SERIES VS. YELLOW JACKETS
Virginia holds a 49-8 all-time series edge over Georgia Tech since the teams first met in 1979. Last season, UVa claimed a 57-51 win over the Yellow Jackets on Feb. 23, 2006.
Virginia lost its final regular-season home game to Florida State, 79-77, on Sunday at John Paul Jones Arena.
Sophomore Lyndra Littles (Washington, D.C.) led UVa with a game-high 22 points and a game-high 14 rebounds for her 13th double-double of the season (18th of her career). Senior Siedah Williams (Cleveland, Ohio) followed with 17 points, while freshman Monica Wright (Woodbridge, Va.) also notched her third career double-double with 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds. Junior Sharneé Zoll (Marlboro, N.J.) added 11 points, and freshman Paulisha Kellum (Upper Marlboro, Md.) finished with 10.
Overall, Virginia out-rebounded Florida State, 49-39. The Cavaliers finished 17-of-18 from the free throw line for a season-high 94.4 percent.
IN THE STATISTICS
After 27 contests, sophomore Lyndra Littles leads the Cavaliers with 16.8 points, 8.9 rebounds per game, and 17 blocks. Freshman Monica Wright follows with 14.7 ppg and a team-best 62 steals, while junior Sharneé Zoll adds 10.2 ppg and 161 assists.