Jan. 8, 2005
Utah-Northern Colorado Women's Basketball Quotes
Quoting Shona Thorburn
On reaching 1,000 Points
"I honestly didn't know that I was approaching 1,000 career points until two games ago, but it's a nice accomplishment. My shot's really been struggling this year, and over the past few practices I felt that I've fixed it and finally I shot the ball well."
On Jessica Perry's 22-Point, 14-Rebound Effort
"It's huge that Jessica Perry had a big game. Other people had to step up and that's what they're doing. She's going to be a great player and she showed it today. As long as she keeps playing like she is, I think we'll be doing well."
Quoting Lana Sitterud
"I feel really good about this team. I think over the last few games we've really started to come together. Everyone is starting to understand their roles a little better and I'm excited. I feel like we're ready to compete and we'll compete well in the conference."
Quoting Head Coach Elaine Elliott
On Shona Thorburn's 1,000-Point Milestone
"Shona (Thorburn) is one of the great players that we've had at Utah. It's not surprising when she hits milestones in her career. She's a great all-around player. You could tell that she felt good going into this game."
On the team's effort
"We kept our intensity throughout the game and kept pressure on them. We had a consistency on both ends of the floor, which was nice. It was nice to see Jessica Perry have a good game tonight."
On preparing for Mountain West play
"We think we should win the league every year. It's like our demon. We understand what we can and what we can't do and now we have to win the league. It's what we're after and that's the way we do it here."