Women's Basketball ACCtion: Monday, November 14

Nov. 14, 2011

Virginia Defeats Providence On The Road, 55-38

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Virginia earned a 55-38 victory at Big East foe Providence Monday night (Nov. 14). The Cavaliers improved to 2-0 on the young season and were led by junior Simone Egwu (12 points) and sophomore Jazmin Pitts (10 points, eight rebounds). "It's a road game and we talked about being road warriors," UVa head coach Joanne Boyle said. "We hit a little adversity, Providence pushed us and we pushed back. I'm happy with the win."

With the loss, Providence's record went to 0-2.

Senior Chelsea Shine added eight points and a team-high 10 rebounds for Virginia, which out-rebounded Providence, 43-36.