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2001-02 record: 9-13, 6-8 (in DAC)

How season ended: Lost to Seton 56-20 in Delaney Athletic Conference quarterfinals

Coach: Taylor Jackson (Second year, 5-11 career record).

Key loss: G Brittany Edgar

Player to watch: Megan Gibson, a 5-4 sophomore point guard who averaged 10.5 points, 3.0 steals and 2.5 assists per game last year. She was a second-team all-Delaney Athletic Conference selection for the 2001-02 season.

Other key returners: C Jaci Long (5-6, sr., 6.5 ppg, 9.0 rpg); F Donielle Francis (5-6, soph., 9.0 ppg); G/F Sara Hendrey (5-6, jr.)

Promising newcomers: G Lauren McQuain (5-1, jr.); F Melissa Harding (5-5, soph.)


2001-02 record: 18-6

How season ended: Lost to United in MERAACS championship

Coach: Greg Lambert (13th year, 165-104 career record)

Key losses: G Ashley Rizzo (6.0 ppg and 4.5 steals), G/F Amy Baillargeon, 5.5 ppg and 7.0 rpg)

Player to watch: Katie Oakes, a 6-1 junior forward who averaged 13.6 points and 18.0 rebounds a game last season

Other key returners: G Terri Slade (5-4, sr., 12.0 ppg, 5.0 apg); G Danielle Howe (5-4, jr., 5.5 ppg, 5.0 spg); F Savannah James (5-6, soph., 3.5 rpg, 4.0 ppg)

Promising newcomers: G Ashleey Stevens (5-1, soph.); F Erin Nuckols (5-6, fr.)


2001-02 record: 7-10, 7-7 (in DAC)

How season ended: Lost to Randolph Macon in the Delaney Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals

Coach: Dayton McAloon (12-22 at Quantico, 234-131 overall).

Key losses: C Ebony MacDonald (8.5 ppg, 13 rpg, second-team all-Delaney Athletic Conference).

Player to watch: Nicole Taylor, a 5-9 senior forward who averaged a team-best 11.2 points per game. She is a returning all-Delaney Athletic Conference selection.

Other key returners: C Nikki Davis (5-10, sr., 6.2 ppg); F Elizabeth Simons (5-7 sr.); G Ashley Dunn (5-6, sr.); G Tiffany Feliciano ( 5-6, soph.)

Promising newcomers: none


2001-02 record: 20-11, 13-1

(in DAC)

How season ended: Lost to Bishop Hallahan (Pa.) 64-36 in Bishop Walsh Tournament

Coach: Dick Pennefather

(16th year)

Key losses: F Elena Jones (knee injury, 11.3 ppg, 2001-02 Delaney Athletic Conference Player of the Year), G Mary Spicer (graduation, 10.2 ppg)

Player to watch: Mary Grimberg, a versatile 5-9 junior swing player who averaged 10.1 points per game last season and plays excellent post defense. She was named to the Delaney Athletic Conference second team last season.

Other key returners:

F Lauren Sewell (5-7, jr.); G/F Bridgette Cooley (5-7, jr.)

Promising newcomers: G Lizzie Wilson (5-7, jr., Herndon transfer); G/F Kat Terza (5-6, fr.)

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