NCAA Tournament First Round Notes - No. 5 Old Dominion vs. No. 12 Liberty

March 23, 2008
By ODU Athletics

March 23, 2008

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• Old Dominion is now 33-23 overall in the NCAA Tournament.
• Old Dominion is now 16-9 in NCAA first round games.
• The only previous matchup between the two teams also came during the NCAA Tournament in Norfolk, in 1997, and the Lady Monarchs won 102-52, en route to the championship game against Tennessee.
• The Old Dominion win breaks a six-game losing streak in the NCAA Tournament, and a streak of five straight losses in the opening round.
• The Lady Monarchs have won 25 straight games on their home floor, the second-longest active home winning streak behind Hartford's 26 games.
• Shahida Williams' 10-for-11 shooting (.909) is tied for 7th highest shooting percentage All-Time in the NCAA Tournament (minimum - 10 made).
Shahida Williams set a career-high in points with 20.
Megan Pym set new career-high in blocks with seven (previous career-high: 4).
Megan Pym's seven blocks are tied for 8th All-Time in the opening round and tied for 10th All-Time in the NCAA Tournament.
• T.J. Jordan set season-high and matched career-high in assists with seven.
• All 12 of Jessica Canady's points came in the second half.
• Old Dominion has committed 14 or fewer turnovers in five of the last seven games.
• Old Dominion improves to 14-1 this season when four players score in double figures. • Old Dominion improves to 18-0 when shooting better than 40% from the field

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