Sept. 16, 1997
Cavaliers Stop Tribe, 3-0
UVa set to host UVa Invitational
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
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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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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