Third-year forward Svetlana Volnaya scored 22 points on 4-of-4 three-point shooting in Virginia women's basketball's 72-63 victory over ACC rival Clemson last night at Littlejohn Coliseum. Forward Lisa Hosac and guard Telisha Quarles both shot 3-for-5 from long range to lead the Cavalier charge. Virginia (20-16, 11-2 ACC) tied its team record for three-pointers in a game by shooting 11-for-23 from beyond the arc.
First-year forward Schuye LaRue poured in 13 points and 13 rebounds as the Clemson outrebounded the Cavs by a slim margin, 34-33.
The Tigers (16-9, 7-6) were led by Krystal Scott, who scored a career-high 18 points.
Tennis slices through Tribe
The No. 21 Virginia men's tennis team continued rolling over its early opponents with a 4-3 decision at William & Mary Wednesday. The Cavs (3-0) pulled ahead of the Tribe (8-2) by winning the doubles point behind the No. 24 team of Brian Vahaly and Huntley Montgomery. Vahaly and third years Tommy Croker and Brian Hunter won their singles matches.
Lane sprints to record at ACCs
First-year swimmer Cara Lane recorded a meet record in the 500-yard freestyle at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championships yesterday in Chapel Hill. Lane's time of 4:44.90 in the 500 free is her personal best and breaks the former ACC Meet record of 4:45.66.
Virginia volleyball Coach Melissa Aldrich Shelton announced Wednesday that four recruits signed letters of intent. The signees - Shannon Boyle of Cincinnati, Paige Davis of Austin, Tex., Katie Synan of Fredricksburg, Va. and Abby Whittenburg of Amarillo, Tex., will begin playing for the Cavaliers next season.
Boyle, Synan and Whittenburg were included in All-Stater Magazine's Super 75 list for the Class of 2000 and are considered among the top recruits in the nation.