MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2007
Women's basketball travels to UCF tonight
Nov. 19, 2007
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -
After going 2-0 last week, the JU women's basketball team returns to the road for three games. The Dolphins begin the week at UCF tonight at 7 p.m. at the new UCF Arena. JU will conclude the week with the Lady Pirate Invitational this weekend in Greenville, N.C.
Tonight's contest can be purchased to view through video streaming on www.ucfathletics.com or you can watch for free with GameTracker on www.judolphins.com.
Gregoire comes out firing
A first team all-conference and all-tournament selection in her break out sophomore campaign, Gregoire is currently second in the A-Sun in scoring with an average of 17.3 points per contest. She tallied a career-high 26 points while also tying her personal best with four three pointers in a 72-64 win over Miami on Nov. 13.
Williams breaking records
After scoring 14 points in a win over Miami on Nov. 13, Williams joined forward Kat Sungy (1999-03), forward Yolisha Jackson (2000-05) and guard Sheena Carpenter (2003-06) as the only Dolphins to score 1,000 points in their careers. Now that she has surpassed 1,000 points, she will take aim at beign the top scorer in program history. Williams is 154 points shy of surpassing Sungy (1,183) on the all-time point leader list. After surpassing Carpenter (1,015) for third place, she needs 41 points to move past Jackson (1,070) and make her way up the ladder.
On the defensive side of the ball, Williams set the career record for blocked shots (91) with one against Bethune-Cookman on Nov. 16. She also needs six more steals to surpass Sungy (115) on the all-time steals list.
New standards at home
JU is currently in the midst of an 12-game home winning streak which continued with a 76-45 win over Bethune-Cookman on Nov. 16.
JU knocks off Miami, 72-64
JU earned its first win over an Atlantic Coast Conference program in four tries to record the biggest win in program history. The Dolphins won the turnover battle by a 22-15 margin and finished with 16 steals. The Dolphins had previously faced Florida State (0-2) and Georgia Tech (0-1) and played Miami for the first time in program history.
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