Jan. 23, 2011
Today’s starters: G-Metra Walthour, G-Ty Marshall, G-Alex Montgomery, F-Deja Foster, C-Sasha Goodlett
Final Score: Georgia Tech 67 – Boston College 54
Best ACC Start in Program History: The Jackets are 5-1 in ACC contests for the first time in program history.
Home Court Advantage: The Yellow Jackets are 12-1 at home this season and 93-25 at Alexander Memorial Coliseum under Head Coach MaChelle Joseph.
Defeating BC: The Jackets defeated Boston College for only the second time since the Eagles joined the ACC.
Stopping The High-Powered Offense: Boston College came in to the game ranked eighth in the nation in scoring at 83.1 points per game but the Jackets held the Eagles to only 54 points Sunday.
Holding On To The Ball: Georgia Tech tied a season-low with only 11 turnovers.
Taking The Ball Away: The Yellow Jackets finished Sunday’s contest with 15 steals and forced the Eagles in to 24 turnovers.
Controlling The Offensive Glass: Georgia Tech recorded 18 offensive rebounds, including seven by Deja Foster.
Keeping Swords Off The Boards: Georgia Tech held the ACC leader in rebounds, Carolyn Swords, to only six rebounds Sunday, three off her average.
Making Most Of Your Minutes: The Yellow Jackets got 24 points for their bench, including 10 from Mo Bennett and nine from Chelsea Regins.
The win tonight…
Gives Georgia Tech a 276-173 (.615) mark all-time in home games.
Gives Georgia Tech a 48-58 (.452) record under head coach MaChelle Joseph in ACC games.
Gives the Yellow Jackets a 4-4 record against Boston College.
Gives Tech a 148-301 (.330) record against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents.
Improves head coach MaChelle Joseph’s record to 146-91 (.616), all time at Georgia Tech.
The 2010-11 senior class moved in to second place in program history with 84 victories. They only trail last years’ seniors, who recorded 88 victories in their four seasons on The Flats.
Georgia Tech will open a two-game road trip when it travels to Virginia Tech Thursday. Tip between the Yellow Jackets and Hokies is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Senior Alex Montgomery
… Has recorded at least eight rebounds in 16 games this season.
… Recorded her 16th career double-double and seventh this season.
… Tied Janie Mitchell for seventh all-time in Tech history with her 16th double-double.
… Finished in double figures scoring for the 78th time in her career.
Junior Metra Walthour
… Tallied her seventh career double digit scoring effort with 16 points.
… Tied a career-high in 3-point baskets made with four and field goals made with six.
… Registered a career-high in field-goal attempts with 15.
… Has recorded at least four assists 14 times this season.
… Finished with at least four steals for the seventh time this season.
… Now has 91 assists this season, which matches her 2009-10 amount.
Senior Deja Foster
… Finished with a season-high seven offensive rebounds.
… Has recorded at least eight rebounds five times this season.
Junior Mo Bennett
… Recorded her ninth career double-figure scoring effort in her career.