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Women's hoops loses two recruits for 2000

Brandi Teamer and Joanna Kemp, previously the two tallest members of the Virginia women's basketball freshman class, will not play this season, The Daily Progress reported yesterday.

Teamer, a 6-foot-2 power forward from Joliet, Ill., has been declared academically ineligible to attend Virginia. Currently, she is enrolled at the Miller School in Crozet and is working to become NCAA eligible. Virginia coach Debbie Ryan confirmed that she is recruiting Teamer for next year's class.

Teamer, rated among the nation's top 50 recruits, was expected to contend for the starting power forward position vacated by Lisa Hosac, who graduated.

Kemp, a 6-foot-3 center from Krum, Texas, is pregnant with a due date in December. She was considered more of a long-term project and will play in the 2001-02 season as a redshirt freshman.

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