Skip to simplified nav

Sept. 16, 1997

Cavaliers Stop Tribe, 3-0

UVa set to host UVa Invitational

Katie Jones
Katie Jones

Williamsburg, Va. - Katie Jones (Kingwood, Texas/Kingwood) had 12 kills and 17 assists to lead Virginia to a 3-0 victory over in-state rival William & Mary. Claire Folga (Atlanta, Ga./Marist Academy) added 11 kills for the Cavaliers who won for the third time in four matches.

Mary Frances Scott (Phoenix, Ariz./ Xavier College Prep) quarterbacked UVa's offense and she finished with 37 assists. Virginia's quick defense, led by Jones and her 17 digs, forced 21 Tribe errors while allowing only 20 kills. Jessica Parsons (Green Oaks, Ill./Libertyville) had five blocks for Virginia.

Laura Wilson led William & Mary with seven kills and Kerri-Ann Grosso chipped in with 19 assists.

The win gave Virginia head coach Melissa Aldrich Shelton two wins in three matches over her alma mater. Shelton played for the Tribe from 1987-90.

Virginia hosts the inaugural Virginia Invitational Friday and Saturday, September 19-20 at Memorial Gym. The "Invitational" will feature Northeastern, Iowa State, and Villanova. Admission is free.

Virginia (7-5)         15   15  15  (UVa win 3-0)
William & Mary (1-9)    9    8   6
Att:  127
TOM:  1:30
1997 Virginia Invitational Schedule (all times are approximate)
Friday, September 19                    Saturday, September 20
5:00 pm Iowa State vs. Northeastern     12:00 pm    Iowa State vs. Villanova
7:00 pm Virginia vs. Villanova           2:00 pm    Virginia vs. Northeastern   
                                         6:00 pm    Villanova vs. Northeastern
Note:  Home team listed first            8:00 pm    Virginia vs. Iowa State
 
Schedules

Top Videos
Jeff White
Daniel Lynch
Lynch Makes Timely Return to Mound
Baseball
5/28/16
In his first appearance since April 13, freshman Daniel Lynch retired all four batters he faced Friday in Virginia's ACC tournament loss to Wake Forest.
Justin Anderson
Transfers Eager to Help Lift Program
Football
5/26/16
UVA's football team added three transfers this spring: quarterback Kurt Benkert, offensive guard Jared Cohen and defensive end Jack Powers.
Thai-Son Kwiatkowski
Cavaliers' Reign Atop NCAA Continues
Men's Tennis
5/25/16
With a 4-1 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night, top-seeded Virginia captured its second straight NCAA men's title and third in four seasons.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

jwhite@virginia.edu

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.

Archives
More Headlines
Online Stores
Auctions
Cavalier Team Shop