Join Women's Basketball Head Coach Wendy Larry And Senior Guard Jazzmin Walters For A Live Chat Tuesday, November 4th
Oct. 30, 2008
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NORFOLK, Va. -- Join Old Dominion women's basketball coach Wendy Larry and senior guard and Second Team All-CAA Preseason selection Jazzmin Walters on Tuesday, November 4th for an election day live chat at 11:00 a.m.
The Old Dominion women's basketball team is coming off a 31-5 season, which marked an appearance in last year's "Sweet 16". The 2008-09 season kicks off at the World Vision Classic in Austin, Texas with ODU taking on St. Mary's, Dayton, and the host Longhorns.
The Lady Monarchs' first home game will be a rematch of last year's thrilling NCAA second round game with Virginia entering the Constant Center on Friday, November 21st for Homecoming.
Head coach Wendy Larry for over two decades has guided the Lady Monarchs to an astounding 20 NCAA Tournaments, captured a NCAA record setting 17 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Titles, collected over 500 victories, and continue a historic and iconic Lady Monarch tradition year-in and year-out. In 24 years as a head coach, she has compiled an impressive 552-196 record and as the head of the Lady Monarch program, has won an impressive 75 percent of her games (503-164). Her Old Dominion teams has been the dominate force in the CAA, including being picked to win an astonishing 18th CAA title in the preseason poll.
Jazzmin Walters, a Preseason Second Team All-CAA selection, enters her senior season in 2008-09. The 5-2 guard made one of biggest plays of the 2008 NCAA Tournament and in Lady Monarch history as she connected on a three-pointer from way beyond the arc with 4.8 remaining in overtime against Virginia to send ODU to the "Sweet 16" for the first time since 2002. Starting at the point in all 36 games last season, Walters averaged 7.5 points and 5.0 assists a game. and led the CAA in assists per game (4.97). She recorded 179 assists on the year to rank third on the ODU junior assists list behind Lady Monarch legends Ticha Penicherio and Nancy Lieberman.