Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. Virginia

Feb. 24, 2013

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  • Wake Forest will be looking for a rare win in Charlottesville when it takes on the Cavaliers of Virginia on Monday evening.
  • Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. from John Paul Jones Arena.

    Where to Watch & Listen

  • The game will be televised on the Regional Sports Network. Tom Werme (play-by-play) and Debbie Antonelli (analyst) will have the call.
  • Audio of the game will also be streamed live online at WakeForestSports.com. Wake Forest Athletic Communications Intern Nick Sebesta will call the action.

    Last Time Out

  • Georgia Tech used two big runs in the first half to take control and down Wake Forest 82-64 last Thursday evening in Winston-Salem.
  • Wake Forest senior Sandra Garcia notched her second-straight double-double with 16 points and a season-high 15 rebounds.
  • Lakevia Boykin was the other Deacon in double-figures as she finished with 14 points.
  • Asia Williams dished-out a game-high eight assists to go along with eight points, five rebounds and four steals.
  • The Deacons grabbed a season-high 50 rebounds, including a season-high 22 on the offensive end.

    Monday's Opponent

  • Virginia enters the contest with a record of 15-11 overall and 7-8 in the conference.
  • The Cavaliers have lost five out of its last six games.
  • Ataira Franklin tops the team in scoring at 13.6 points per game and she has made a team-high 38 three-pointers. She has also blocked 17 shots and has 54 steals, both team highs.
  • Kelsey Wolfe was averaging over 10 points per game but suffered a knee injury and will miss the rest of the season.
  • Telia McCall is averaging 8.5 points per game and leads the team in rebounding at eight per contest.

    Series History With Virginia

  • This will be the 68th all-time meeting between the two schools.
  • Virginia holds an astounding 63-4 edge in the series
  • Two of Wake Forest's four wins have come in the last five meetings.
  • Wake's lone win in Charlottesville came on Jan. 13, 1978.
  • Virginia had won 49-straight games in the series from 1979-2002 until Wake Forest stopped the skid with a 77-66 victory at home in 2003. That was the longest losing streak for the Deacons against any opponent.

    Next Up...

  • Wake Forest returns home for Senior Night this Thursday against Virginia Tech.
  • The Deacons will honor its five seniors prior to the 6:30 p.m. tip off.
  • Virginia Tech won the first meeting of the season between the two teams in Blacksburg.


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