News

Virginia Women shock No. 6 Maryland 86-72

Virginia Women shock No. 6 Maryland 86-72

Photo: clipart.com

Cavalier Women’s Basketball produced its finest performance on the year in an 86-72 triumph over No. 6 Maryland Thursday evening. Virginia was led by 24 points from Sr. Kelsey Wolf, while Ataira Franklin and Faith Randolph each added 19. The win for the Cavaliers snapped a five game losing streak to the Terrapins.

After trailing by two at halftime, Virginia opened the 2nd half on a 9-0 run to take control behind Kelsey Wolf’s long range shooting. The Cavaliers were also sparked by Lexi Gerson’s all-around play including a spectacular steal and circus-shot floater for a three point play during the run. Down the stretch Virginia protected the lead at the foul line going 20-22 from the stripe for the game.

With the win the Cavaliers hand Maryland just their second loss of the season, the only other coming against No. 1 Uconn. Next up for Virginia is a road meeting with Syracuse on Sunday. Tip-off is underway at 2 p.m.

Latest Stories

in Sports

Eagles’ Johnson faces assault charge for allegedly pushing officer

Fresh
eagles

The Philadelphia player was arrested in Arizona over the weekend.

in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Fresh
nationals

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 22.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to ’90s ‘Turtles’

Fresh
turtles

With the reboot "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie coming out, these kids get schooled about the history of everyone's favorite mutated reptiles.