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Women's Basketball To Host Virginia on Thursday Night

Katie Zenevitch led BC in scoring vs. Wake Forest with a career-high 24 points on Sunday.

Katie Zenevitch led BC in scoring vs. Wake Forest with a career-high 24 points on Sunday.

Feb. 13, 2013

GAME 24

VIRGINIA at BOSTON COLLEGE

WHEN: THURSDAY, FEB 14, 2013

TIME: 7 p.m.

VIEW: ACC ALL ACCESS

TWITTER - bc_wbb


Chestnut Hill, MA - GAME 24

VIRGINIA at BOSTON COLLEGE

WHEN: THURSDAY, FEB 14, 2013

TIME: 7 p.m.

VIEW: ACC ALL ACCESS

TWITTER - bc_wbb


• Boston College (9-14, 3-9 ACC) is coming off a loss at Wake Forest on Sunday afternoon, 61-59. Junior Katie Zenevitch led the Eagles with a career-high 24 points, while Kerri Shields added nine points, four assists and four steals. The Eagles will now host Virginia on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

• BC has three wins in the ACC this season. Two victories came in mid-January, when BC defeated Virginia Tech and Clemson. It marked the first time the Eagles earned two straight ACC road wins since joining the conference.

• The Eagles are 28th in the nation and first in the ACC in free throw percentage (74.8%). The team is also ranked 34th in the nation and first in the ACC in 3-pointers made per game (6.9 per game). The team is 76th in the nation and fourth in the ACC 3-point field goal percentage (32.9 percent).

• Probable starters for BC are: Kerri Shields, Kristen Doherty, Tessah Holt, Katie Zenevitch and Nicole Boudreau.

• Four different players have led the Eagles in scoring in the last four games, while Katie Zenevitch and Kristen Doherty have led the team in rebounding two games apiece.

Katie Zenevitch is 26th in the country in free throw percentage (86.1%). She also leads the ACC in the same category.

• Boston College has hit 40 more three-pointers than its opponents this season.

Kerri Shields (55) and Nicole Boudreau (53) lead the ACC in 3-pointers made. The two are also third and fourth in the ACC in minutes played, while Kristen Doherty is fifth.

BC vs. VIRGINIA

• Boston College and Virginia have played 13 times with the Cavaliers leading the series, 11-2.

• The two teams played earlier in the season with Virginia defeating BC, 69-57, on Jan. 24.

• BC and UVA played for the first time on December 29, 1983 at the Nike Christmas Classic hosted by BC. The Eagles lost to UVA, 58-46, despite 13 points and eight rebounds from Sally Madeira.

• The last time BC hosted UVA was on Jan. 21, 2010 and the Eagles fell, 70-68. The last time BC defeated the Cavaliers was on Feb. 20, 2011. The Eagles were led by then-sophomore Kerri Shields with 17 points while Carolyn Swords had 14 points and 10 rebounds.

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