Oct. 7, 1997
Virginia Drops VCU in Three Straight
RICHMOND, Va. - The University of Virginia handed Virginia Commonwealth its sixth-straight loss, as the Cavaliers defeated the Rams in three-straight games, (15-9, 15-12, 15-6).
Mary Francis Scott paved the way for the Cavaliers scoring attack, recording 36 of Virginia's 41 total assists. Teammates Shannon Wahlers and Andrea Fischer found themselves on the receiving end of most of Scott's assists, as Wahlers lead Virginia with 11 kills, followed by Fischer who recorded 10 kills. Amy Mitchell paced Virginia with 13 digs in the victory.
The win improves Virginia's overall record to 12-7, while the loss drops Virginia Commonwealth's overall record to 6-14. The Cavaliers will return home to Memorial Gym to host three straight conference matches
(Oct. 10-12), beginning with Florida State on Friday, Oct. 10 at 7:00 p.m.
UVA (12-7) 15 15 15 (UVa wins 3-0)
VCU (6-14) 9 12 6
Power Surge Contributing to Cavaliers' SuccessBaseball5/21/16Timely home runs helped No. 8 Virginia win the first two games of its series with ACC rival Virginia Tech at Davenport Field.Versatile Doherty Delivers AgainBaseball5/20/16On a night when starter Connor Jones struggled, Kevin Doherty pitched four innings of scoreless relief in No. 8 Virginia win over Virginia Tech at Davenport Field.Long Thriving in New SurroundingsWomen's Rowing5/19/16Virginia rower Heidi Long, who's from England, was named the ACC freshman of the year last week.
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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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