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41 Anna Crosswhite
Anna  Crosswhite

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Castlecrag, Australia

High School:
Killarney Heights

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/02/1980

2003-04
Selected to live on Virginia's "Lawn", an honor reserved for seniors with impeccable academic performance and outstanding contributions to the University...spent fall semester as a student-teacher at Sutherland Middle School in Charlottesville.

2002-03
Selected team captain for the second straight year by her teammates...captured the team's Unsung Hero award...Academic All-ACC honoree...played in 30 games with 19 starts at forward...fourth in team scoring with 6.2 ppg...paced UVa with 17 points and season-high seven boards in the NCAA first round win over Illinois...added five points and five rebounds against No. 9/11 North Carolina in the ACC semifinal...had eight points in ACC quarterfinal win over NC State, sparking the team to victory ...came off the bench for three points and four rebounds in the upset of No. 7/8 North Carolina...chipped in 12 points and two assists in win at Maryland...had 13 second-half points, including as season-high three treys in win over Clemson...added 13 points, including 3-3 from the line, against No. 1 Duke...recorded a career-high 21 points in the win over Rutgers...had 13 points, including three treys, in upset of No. 22 Old Dominion.

2001-02
Named team's Best Defensive Player...team captain...Academic All-ACC honoree...saw action in all 30 games with 26 starts...finished fourth in team scoring with 7.0 ppg...led the ACC in charges taken with 63...recorded double-digit scoring in nine contests...was perfect from the charity stripe in 10 games...added 12 points and five boards in NCAA first round game against Iowa...had eight points, including a perfect 4-4 from the line, in the ACC semifinal against No. 1 seed Duke...also grabbed a career-best seven rebounds against the Blue Devils...in home season finale, came off the bench for 13 points and six rebounds against No. 19/20 North Carolina...did not receive a starting nod against the Tar Heels in honor of Senior Night...against Maryland, scored 16 points, including a career-best four treys...sprained her ankle in the first half at Maryland on Jan. 17 and didn?t practice all week...then came off the bench at No. 6 Duke for a career-high 17 points, including three treys...also shot a perfect 6-6 from the line against the Blue Devils...returned to the starting line-up against Florida State.

2000-01
Averaged 3.8 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 15.0 minutes in 30 games...started in the frontcourt in eight games and played in 30 contests...also recorded 43 assists, nine steals, and seven blocked shots...shot 35.5 percent (38-107) from the field and 54.5 percent (24-44) from the line...also shot 26.8 percent (15-56) from three-point range?missed the game at Maryland on February 5 after spraining her left ankle in practice...returned to the lineup against Georgia Tech on February 8 and played only one minute...scored a career-high 12 points against Clemson (Jan. 15)...registered 10 points, five rebounds, and four assists against Wake Forest (Jan. 28)...netted nine points in games against St. Francis (Nov. 27) and Old Dominion (Dec. 3)...scored 10 points in 18 minutes against Liberty (Dec. 20)...played 30 minutes at UC-Santa Barbara (Dec. 28) and registered a career-high six rebounds...scored 11 points at Cal-State Northridge (Dec. 29)...played three minutes in the NCAA Tournament first round game against Michigan (Mar. 17...had knee surgery before her first year at Virginia and was redshirted for the 1999-2000 season.

High School
Graduated from Killarney Heights High School...played club basketball for the Sydney Flames...led team to the 1999 NSW Australian under-20 national championship...achieved a top-five ranking in both three-point shots and assists...a 43 percent shooter overall...led the team in steals...averaged 10 points per game...also played with the under-20 NSW team in 1998...a member of the 1997 under-18 NSW team...named to the 1997 All-Australian Camp...played on the 1997 Australian Schoolgirls Team.

Personal
Anna Elizabeth Crosswhite...born Dec. 2, 1980 in Melbourne, Australia...parents are Perry and Janice Crosswhite...one of four children...her younger brother Ian plays basketball at Oregon...sister Julia played on the Australian Junior Basketball Squad in 1996...father played on Australian Olympic basketball team...mother was Australian hurdles champion...father played basketball for former Virginia Athletic Director Terry Holland at Davidson (N.C.) College...the first Australian to play for Debbie Ryan...physical education major.

Crosswhite by the Numbers

Year GP-GS FGM-A Pct. 3FGM-A Pct. FTM-A Pct. Or-Dr-TR Avg. A TO Blk Stl Pf-D M-Avg Pts.-Avg.
2000-01 30-8 38-107 .355 15-56 .268 24-44 .545 27-35-62 2.1 43 32 7 9 53-1 451-15.0 115-3.8
ACC 15-7 18-56 .321 6-27 .222 8-17 .471 3-18-31 2.1 19 17 5 5 31-1 253-16.9 50-3.3
2001-02 30-26 67-1487 .453 26-65 .400 50-60 .833 31-55-86 2.9 49 46 4 29 93-4 725-24.2 210-7.0
ACC 16-14 41-81 .506 19-43 .442 27-32 .844 17-33-50 3.1 30 23 0 14 51-1 402-25.1 128-8.0
2002-03 30-19 66-170 .388 24-81 .296 29-39 .744 32-45-77 2.6 25 37 1 28 83-4 574-19.1 185-6.2
ACC 15-6 32-73 .438 11-34 .324 14-17 .824 13-17-30 2.0 11 22 1 9 37-1 252-16.8 89-5.9
Career 90-53 171-425 .402 65-202 .322 103-143 .720 90-135-225 2.5 117 115 12 66 229-9 1,750-19.4 510-5.7
ACC 46-27 91-210 .433 36-104 .346 49-66 .742 33-68-101 2.2 60 62 6 28 119-3 907-19.7 267-5.8

Career Highs

Points:		21 vs. Rutgers, 12-6-02
3-pointers:	4 vs. Maryland, 2-17-02
3-pt. FGA:	7 at Georgia Tech, 1-10-02
Rebounds:	7 (twice), last vs. Illinois, 3-22-03
Assists:	6 at N.C. State, 1-2-01
Steals:		3 (3X), last at Florida, 12-29-02
Blocks:		2 vs. Fla. International, 12-20-01
Minutes:	35 vs. Wake Forest, 1-28-01

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