Postgame Notes vs. Longwood
Women’s Basketball Postgame Notes
Virginia 62, Longwood 49
Nov. 10, 2007
Records: Virginia 1-0, Longwood 0-2
Tonight’s attendance was 2,063.
Virginia improves to 31-4 all-time in season openers and has won the last three consecutive openers.
The Cavaliers lead the all-time series with Longwood, 6-4.
UVa is 14-6 all-time in John Paul Jones Arena.
Enong Stovall and Aisha Mohammed each put up double-double performances against Longwood. Mohammed finished with 16 points and 10 boards while Stovall recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds in the winning effort. It was the first career double-double performance for both Stovall and Mohammed.
Stovall made her return in a Cavalier uniform after sitting out the 2006-07 season. Prior to Saturday, Stovall’s last game was Jan. 16, 2006 against Virginia Tech.
Mohammad, Kristen London and Kelly Hartig also made their official debuts in Orange and Blue against the Lancers. Mohammad finished with a game-high 16 points and 10 boards; London scored two and Hartig tallied six.
All 10 of Virginia’s players who were available for the game saw action; nine of them scored.
Despite being outrebounded at the half, Virginia finished with 41 rebounds, compared to 38 for Longwood.
The Lancers outscored Virginia 35-31 in the second half after putting up just 14 points in the first stanza. The Cavaliers allowed Longwood to get within five points, 47-42, after two free throws from Keiva Small at 7:19.
Virginia is back in action at 7 p.m. Monday against No. 14/13 George Washington in John Paul Jones Arena.