Feb. 6, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia women’s basketball freshman guard Dominique Toussaint (Staten Island, N.Y.) has been named the ACC Rookie of the Week, as announced Monday afternoon (Feb. 6) by the conference office and voted upon by the Blue Ribbon Panel.
Toussaint scored a team-high 16 points in the Cavaliers’ overtime win against Georgia Tech on Thursday. She scored Virginia’s final eight points of the first quarter, keying the Cavaliers to a 19-14 lead at the first break. Toussaint added another 10 points against Duke, leading the Cavaliers in scoring for the second-straight game.
This is the second-straight ACC Rookie of the Week honor for the Cavaliers as Jocelyn Willoughby (East Orange, N.J.) earned the accolade last week.
The Cavaliers will play at No. 16 Miami on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. Virginia returns to John Paul Jones Arena to host Wake Forest on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m.
Single-game ticket prices for all home games are $10 for Reserved seating, $8 for adult General Admission and $6 for youth (18 & under), senior (60 & over) and UVA faculty/staff General Admission. Fans may purchase home game tickets through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office online at VirginiaSports.com, by phone and in person. The Virginia Athletics Ticket Office is located in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium and open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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