Women's Basketball ACCtion: Saturday, January 21

Cavaliers Battle Back to Knock Off Boston College, 69-58

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Behind 21 points from sophomore guard Ataira Franklin, the Virginia women's basketball team beat Boston College 69-58 Saturday at John Paul Jones Arena. Franklin (Bowie, Md.) was one of four Cavaliers in double figures.

Virginia improved to 15-6 overall and 3-4 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. Boston College fell to 5-14 and 0-6 in the league.

Junior guard Lexie Gerson (Fort Washington, Pa.) had a solid night with 13 points, eight rebounds, six steals and five assists. Junior forward Telia McCall (Marietta, Ga.) added 12 points off the bench while senior forward Chelsea Shine (Wayne, Pa.) chipped in 11 points and matched Gerson with a game-best eight boards.