With the 2019-20 NBA season coming to a close and all three players’ teams eliminated from contention, it’s a good time to review how Virginia’s "Big 3" fared in their rookie seasons.
Novakovic was one of the top servers in the country this past season, amassing 42 aces in 31 matches. She finished second in the ACC in service aces and was inside the top-75 in that category among all Division I players.
Virginia returned to action over the weekend looking to build off the momentum it gained from its three-match win last weekend.
Virginia’s two opponents — No. 11 TCU and No. 6 Wake Forest — entered this weeked with a combined record of 8-2.
Virginia dominated Boston College 6-1 before falling to Central Florida by the same score Sunday.
With the win, the No. 20 women's team clinched a spot in the ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championships held in Chicago, Ill. in February.
The No. 10 men’s team lost a hard-fought match against Louisville in its first ACC match of the season, while the No. 20 women’s team opened its season with a dominant victory over Towson.