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10 Telisha Quarles
Telisha  Quarles


Louisa, Va.

High School:
Louisa County






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2000-01 Season Highlights
Third on the team in scoring with an average of 11.6 points in 32 games ...started 29 games in the backcourt... averaged 2.3 assists and 31.6 minutes... shot 35.0 percent (63-180) from three-point range... also shot 37.3 percent (132-354) from the field and 77.6 percent (45-58) from the line?named ACC Player of the Week on November 20 after averaging 16.7 points in three Preseason WNIT games...led the Cavaliers in scoring in five games...netted a season-high 22 points and added a season-high six steals against Liberty (Dec. 20)...led Virginia in the victory over Florida State (Feb. 25) with 19 points and four assists...scored eight points in the final three minutes to secure the victory against George Washington (Nov. 12), and finished with a game-high 17 points, five assists, and four steals...registered 19 points, three rebounds, two assists, and two steals against Mount St. Mary?s (Nov. 10)...netted 17 points and tied her career-high with six assists at Wake Forest (Dec. 9)...registered 16 points, five assists, two steals, two rebounds, and one blocked shot against Florida State in the ACC Tournament (Mar. 3) ?scored 19 points and added three rebounds, three assists, four steals, and one blocked shot in 42 minutes against Michigan (Mar. 17) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament?tied her school record for three-point field goals made in a season with 63.

1999-00 Season Highlights
Set the school record for three-point field goals made in a season with 63... played in every game, starting a total of 27?ranked third on the team in scoring and second in assists?gained the regular starting role at the two-guard position in Virginia Tech game (Dec. 20) ?averaged 15.5 points per game against ranked opponents?led team in scoring vs. Duke and ODU?had a career-high eight steals vs. Siena (Dec. 27) ?in upset over ninth-ranked North Carolina (Jan. 6), scored 13 points and had four assists ? played 45 minutes in double overtime win vs. Clemson (Jan. 20) ? in Kent game (Jan. 24), scored 18 points and had six assists ? was 3-5 from three-point range?also had four steals in that game?led team in scoring in Georgia Tech game (Feb. 3) with 17 points ?led team with 19 points in overtime loss to North Carolina (Feb. 7) ? hit three three-pointers, all in the first half and two coming in the final 51 seconds of the first half to pull even with Clemson at the half (Feb. 17) ? scored 14 of her team-high 17 points in the first half in upset of seventh-ranked N.C. State (Feb. 20) ? named ACC Player of the Week for the first time in her career for play against Clemson and N.C. State ? led team with 16 points in victory over Wake Forest in ACC Tournament (Mar. 3)...played only three minutes in first half due to two quick fouls to start the game, but scored five of Virginia?s first seven points of the game before sitting the rest of the first half?scored a career-high 24 points, connecting on a career-high five three-pointers, in the victory over Boston College (March 19) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

1998-99 Season Highlights
Led ACC in assist to turnover ratio (1:2.1)?had a perfect night from the floor vs. California (Nov. 28)?3-3 from the field and tallied seven points in that game in only 10 minutes ?had six defensive rebounds and four assists vs. Brown (Dec. 29)?connected on a three-pointer and dished out a team-high three assists all in second half in N.C. State win (Jan. 11) ? made first collegiate start vs. seventh-ranked North Carolina (Jan. 18) and scored two points?hit with the flu before the ACC Tournament and did not dress for Wake Forest game (Feb. 27) and played only four minutes vs. North Carolina (Feb. 28), but still hit a three-pointer.

High School
Was a four-year starter for Barbara Dandridge at Louisa County High School ?led school to a four-year record of 79-18, including a 20-5 record in her senior year?team reached the state semifinals in 1997 ?averaged 17 points, five rebounds, six assists and three blocks per game in her senior season?scored 1,819 points and recorded 441 assists during her prep career?named Player of the Year for the State of Virginia as a junior?named the Battlefield District Player of the Year as a senior?selected to the All-Regional and All-Central Virginia teams?named first team All-State.

Telisha Quarles ? born June 20, 1980 in Charlottesville, Va. ? Daughter of Lonnie and Mildred Quarles ? older brother Andre played basketball for Virginia Military Institute.

Quarles 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.
1998-99 26-1 19-59 .322 10-32 .312 9-13 .692 3-31-34 1.3 36 17 0 12 30-0 252-9.7 57-2.2
ACC 15-1 8-31 .258 4-16 .250 5-6 .833 3-15-18 1.2 18 10 0 7 15-0 137-9.1 25-1.7
1999-00 34-27 152-382 .398 63-171 .368 55-72 .764 36-64-100 2.9 87 80 7 57 69-4 1074-31.6 422-12.4
ACC 16-14 76-200 .380 29-83 .349 36-46 .783 22-26-48 3.0 34 48 3 25 37-2 541-33.8 217-13.6
2000-01 32-29 132-354 .373 63-180 .350 45-58 .776 25-59-84 2.6 75 74 5 58 88-4 1012-31.6 372-11.6
ACC 16-15 66-170 .388 32-84 .381 19-21 .905 8-33-41 2.6 36 37 1 23 51-2 511-31.9 183-11.4
Career 92-57 303-795 .381 136-383 .355 109-143 .762 64-154-218 2.4 198 74 12 127 187-8 2338-25.4 851-9.3
ACC 47-30 150-401 .374 65-183 .355 60-73 .822 33-74-107 2.3 88 95 4 55 103-4 1189-25.3 425-9.0

Career Highs

Pts.	24 vs. Boston College (3-19-00)
3-Pt. FG	5 vs. Boston College (3-19-00)
3-Pt. FGA	14 vs. Michigan (3-17-01)
Reb.	8 vs.Tennessee (3-25-00)
Ast.	6 vs. four opponents	
Bl.	2 vs. Old Dominion (12-10-99)	
Stl.	8 vs. Siena (12-27-99)
Min.	47 vs. Texas (11-20-00)


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