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Game 9 • W&L (4-4, 2-3) vs. Virginia Wesleyan (4-4, 3-1) • January 2, 2005 • 2:00 pm

Game 10 • W&L (4-4) vs. Mary Baldwin (1-7) • January 4, 2005 • 7:00 pm

Game 11 • W&L (4-4, 2-3) at Hollins University (4-2, 2-2) • January 8, 2005 • 2:00 pm

#12 Louisa Feve, Jr., G/F, 5-9 14.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 4.1 apg, 2.8 spg
#24 Bethany Dannelly, Sr., G, 5-4 3.9 ppg, 4.8 apg, 3.6 rpg, 2.3 spg
#30 Amanda Kane, Fr., F, 5-10 7.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 1.8 apg
#32 Jessica Hunsinger, So., C, 6-0 11.9 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 1.6 bpg
#34 Kristen Krouchick, Fr., G/F, 5-9 15.0 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 1.8 spg

#10 Sarah Otey, So., G, 5-7 1.1 ppg, 1.0 rpg, 0.6 apg
#20 Emily Wolff, Fr., G/F, 5-9 2.5 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 0.8 apg
#22 Emily Barker, Sr., F/C, 5-11 4.1 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 0.6 bpg
#40 Dargan McMaster, Fr., F, 5-10 0.0 ppg, 0.0 rpg
#42 Hayley James, Fr., F, 5-10 0.0 ppg, 0.0 rpg
#43 Georgia Gilroy, Fr., F/C, 5-11 0.8 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 0.4 spg
#44 Kat Michaels, Fr., G, 5-4 0.0 ppg, 0.3 rpg
#45 Jenna Thorne, Fr., G/F, 5-8 0.0 ppg, 0.0 rpg

Mandy King (Southern Maine ’98) is in her second season as head women's basketball coach at W&L. She posted a 9-17 in her first year at the helm and has a career record of 13-21. King's first season resulted in a six-game improvement over the previous campaign and included a bid to the ODAC Postseason Tournament. Under her direction, two players earned All-ODAC honors and another finished second in the balloting for the conference rookie of the year award. Dean’na Mitchelson (Virginia ’02) is in her first season as assistant women’s basketball coach at W&L. Prior to her arrival, Mitchelson served as head women’s basketball coach at Robert E. Lee High School during the 2003-04 season. Mitchelson captained the women’s basketball team at the University of Virginia where she was a four-year letterwinner.

Virginia Wesleyan head coach Stephany Dunmeyer is in her second season at VWC and has gone 9-24 at the helm of the Marlins. Karen Harvey is entering her 10th season at Hollins and has a 55-172 career record. Jackie Bryan is in her fifth season as head coach of Mary Baldwin and has a 56-49 career record.

Washington and Lee is 10-13 all-time against Virginia Wesleyan, including an 80-68 loss on December 5. The Generals had won the previous three meetings. They are 15-6 all-time against Hollins and 4-0 all-time against Mary Baldwin. The Generals split their two games with Hollins last season. They won 60-57 in Lexington, but dropped a 67-65 decision at Hollins. Their last encounter with Mary Baldwin was an 87-32 victory on Feb. 17, 1998.

The Generals overcame an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Guilford, 56-54, on Thu., Dec. 9 at the Warner Center. The Generals surged out to a 14-5 lead with 8:47 remaining in the first half, but were held scoreless for the remainder of the half as Guilford went on a 20-0 run to head into the break with a 25-14 advantage. The Quakers extended their lead to 13 points at 29-16 with 16:16 remaining, but the Generals slowly chipped away at the lead and a three-point play by junior guard Louisa Feve gave W&L the lead at 41-39 with 6:17 left. Guilford pulled to within one point at 52-51 with 1:08 remaining, but from there, the Generals went 4-for-4 from the free throw line to ice the game. Feve finished with 19 points and five rebounds, while freshman forward Kristen Krouchick had 18 points and was 6-for-6 from the charity stripe. Senior guard Bethany Dannelly chipped in with four points, a team-high five assists, and a career-high tying eight rebounds.

The Generals have four games in the next week. They play at Roanoke on Tue., Jan. 11 at 7:00 pm, host Randolph-Macon on Thu., Jan. 13 at 7:00 pm, travel to Lynchburg on Sat., Jan. 15 for a 1:00 pm game, and then entertain Randolph-Macon Woman’s College on Sun., Jan. 16 at 3:00 pm.

Virginia Wesleyan has a 4-4 overall record and a 3-1 mark in the ODAC. The Marlins are coming off a 67-65 win over Christopher Newport on Dec. 18. VWC took an 8-0 lead just 1:09 into the game and held a 35-33 halftime advantage. Freshman guard Erin Voskeritchian led the Marlins with 16 points and four steals. She is averaging a team-high 10.1 points per game and her 13 three-pointers are tied for the team lead with sophomore guard Michele Dove. Sophomore center Nicole Thurston is averaging 9.1 points, 6.9 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks per game.

Mary Baldwin has an overall record of 1-7. In its last game on Dec. 11, MBC fell to Wilkes University, 62-58. The Squirrels were led by junior center Rayna Henry, who scored a team-high 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. Junior guard Katrina Scruggs had 14 points and six rebounds, while sophomore guard Ashanti Kinchen notched 11 points and eight rebounds. Henry averages 10.1 points and a team-high 8.8 rebounds per game, while Scruggs averages 15.5 points and 4.9 rebounds per game. Freshman guard Jessica Carter leads the team in scoring (16.3 ppg), steals (2.6 spg), and assists (1.9 apg).

Hollins has an overall record of 4-2 and a 2-2 mark in the ODAC. In its last game on Dec. 9, Hollins lost to Emory & Henry, 71-55. Hollins were down just 25-20 at halftime, but were outscord 46-35 in the second half. Senior guard Brandi Cochran scored a game-high 25 points, while junior forward LeighAnn Woodley tallied 11 points and seven rebounds. Cochran leads the team in scoring (22.8 ppg), assists (3.5 apg) and blocks (3.0 bpg). Junior guard Coby Wilmer is second in scoring (13.3 ppg), while freshman forward Nicole Grant leads the team in rebounding (9.3 rpg).

W&L had its three-game winning streak over Virginia Wesleyan snapped with an 80-68 loss to the Marlins. The Generals led 16-11 with 10:10 remaining in the first half, but the Marlins went on a 20-5 run to take a 31-21 lead with 2:29 left in the opening half. W&L sliced the Marlin lead to 45-41 with 13:05 remaining in the game, but a 12-2 run over the next 3:38 gave Virginia Wesleyan a commanding 57-43 lead that it would not relinquish. The Generals were led by junior guard Louisa Feve, who scored 21 points, all coming in the second half. Feve also had eight rebounds and five assists. Freshman forward Kristen Krouchick notched 17 points, while sophomore center Jessica Hunsinger had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Freshman forward Amanda Kane rounded out the double digit scorers with 12 points and nine rebounds.

The Generals had six players score in double figures as W&L scored a then school-record 87 points in an 87-32 victory over Mary Baldwin. The Generals raced out to a 13-0 lead en route to a 48-17 halftime advantage. They continued their dominance in the second half by holding the Squirrels to just 15 points on 6-of-32 (.188) shooting. Leah Sawyer led the offensive attack with 20 points and 13 rebounds.

Hollins hit six straight foul shots in the final 2:15 of the game to defeat Washington and Lee, 67-65. Hollins held a slim 29-26 halftime edge, but saw the Generals take a four-point lead, 48-44, with 11:16 remaining in the game. However, W&L could not pull away and the two teams fought it out with the game being tied six times in the final 11 minutes. The Generals were led by guard Louisa Feve, who scored a game-high 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting. Forward Sarah Michaels tallied 18 points, while center Jessica Hunsinger notched 16 points and 10 rebounds.

With its 69-36 win over Russell Sage on Nov. 20 and 78-41 win over Peace on Nov. 23, W&L won back-to-back games by at least 30 points for the first time in school history. The last time the Generals won two games in a season by at least 30 points was during the 2000-01 campaign. That season, W&L won three games by at least 30 points.

FIVE 10’S:
In a 71-61 win over Bridgewater on Nov. 30, the Generals had all five starters score in double figures for the first time since an 85-40 win over Rose Hulman on Nov. 19, 1995. It was also the first time that W&L had five players score in double figures since a 66-51 win over Randolph-Macon Woman’s College on Nov. 26, 2002.


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