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TWENTY-SECOND WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES -- 2005

TWENTY-SECOND WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES -- 2005

Izmir, Turkey - August 11-21, 2005


Unselfish play and an offensive game that fired on all cylinders catapulted the 2005 USA Women's World University Games Team to the gold medal with a 7-0 record at 2005 World University Games in Izmir, Turkey. The USA, coached by Harvard University's (Mass.) Kathy Delaney-Smith, completely dominated the competition, winning by an average margin of 43.4 ppg. and scoring at a clip of 97.7 ppg. in its seven games. The gold, the sixth the USA has earned overall, is the 13th medal in 14 appearances in Games play. With the seven victories in Turkey, the U.S. raised its overall Games mark to 85-15 (.845).

2005

World University Games Team
2005 USA Women's World University Games Team


2005 USA RESULTS (7-0)
USA
88
Czech Republic 64
USA
92
South Africa 22
USA
107
China 54
USA
89
Poland 63
USA
109
Taiwan 57
USA
118
Russia 67
USA
79
Serbia & Montenegro 53

2005 WORLD UNIV. GAMES FINAL STANDINGS

1. USA (7-0) 11. Canada (4-3)
2. Serbia & Montenegro (6-1) 12. Japan (3-4)
3. Australia (6-1) 13. China (4-3)
4. Russia (5-2) 14. Sweden (2-5)
5. Taiwan (5-2) 15. Lithuania (3-4)
6. Germany (3-4) 16. Great Britain (1-6)
7. Poland (3-4) 17. Ireland (2-4)
8. Turkey (3-4) 18. Lebanon (1-5)
9. Czech Rep. (5-2) 19. Thailand (1-5)
10.Slovenia (4-3) 20. Republic of South Africa (0-6)

The U.S. breezed through preliminary play with victories over the Czech Republic, South Africa, China and Poland to enter the quarterfinals with a 4-0 mark.

Againt the Czech Republic, the U.S. relied on 14 points from Megan Duffy to pace the squad to an 88-64 opening victry on Aug. 10. The next day the American women rolled over South Africa 92-22 as Seimone Augustus paved the way with 18 points. Cruising past China 107-54 on Aug. 12, the U.S. received a game high 23 points from Sylvia Fowles and closed out preliminary round action wtih an 89-63 win as Duffy again paced the red, white and blue with 13 points.

Taiwan was overmatched 109-57 in the quarterfinals as Candice Dupree stepped up with 16 points in the USA's attack. Behind 25 points from Fowles, Russia was dispatched in the semifinals on Aug. 17 by a commanding 118-67 margin and in the title game, the U.S. was as dominant as ever and rolled to a perfect 7-0 record and the gold medal with a 79-53 win over Serbia & Montenegro as Augustus scored a team-best 18 points on Aug. 19.

A balanced attack allowed the U.S. to score 97.7 ppg. as a team. Fowles led the squad in scoring with 15.0 ppg. and was joined in double figures by Augustus' 14.2 ppg. and Jessica Davenport's 10.7 ppg. Fowles also grabbed a team-high 7.2 rpg., followed by Liz Shimek, who brought down 6.6 rpg. Brooke Smith shot a staggering 79.2 percent from the floor, with Fowles (.722), Davenport (.617) and Augustus (.615) closely behind. Augustus averaged a team-best 2.5 spg., while Shimek and Lisa Willis both nabbed 2.1 spg. Also leading the USA were Cappie Pondexter's 3.3 apg. and Dupree's 1.0 bpg.

2005 USA WOMEN'S WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES ROSTER
NAME
POS
HGT
WGT
DOB
YOG
SCHOOL / HOMETOWN
Seimone Augustus
G/F
6-1
170
04/30/84
2006
LSU / Baton Rouge, LA
Monique Currie
G/F
6-0
170
02/25/83
2006
Duke / Washington, DC
Jessica Davenport
C
6-5
191
06/24/85
2007
Ohio State / Columbus, OH
Megan Duffy
G
5-7
135
07/13/84
2006
Notre Dame / Dayton, OH
Candice Dupree
C
6-2
165
08/16/84
2006
Temple / Tampa, FL
Sylvia Fowles
C
6-5
200
10/06/85
2008
LSU / Miami, FL
Erin Grant
G
5-8
125
06/13/84
2006
Texas Tech / Arlington, TX
Brandie Hoskins
G/F
5-9
174
05/11/85
2007
Ohio State / Dayton, OH
Cappie Pondexter
G
5-9
160
01/07/83
2006
Rutgers / Chicago, IL
Liz Shimek
F
6-1
210
05/25/84
2006
Michigan State / Empire, MI
Brooke Smith
F/C
6-3
190
04/30/84
2006
Stanford / San Anselmo, CA
Lisa Willis
G
5-11
170
06/13/84
2006
UCLA / Long Beach, CA
Head Coach: Kathy Delaney-Smith, Harvard University (Mass.)
Assistant Coach: Pokey Chatman, Louisiana State University
Assistant Coach: Cathy Inglese, Boston College (Mass.)
Team Physician: Dr. Gloria Beim, Alpine Orthopedics (Colo.)
Athletic Trainer: Jen Jacobs, Eastern Rehabilitation Network (Conn.)

2005 USA Women's World University Games Cumulative Statistics

Player
G/S
FGM-FGA
Pct
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
AT
BK
ST
PTS/AVG
Fowles
6/0
39- 54
.722
0- 0
.000
12- 17
.706
44/ 7.3
4
5
9
90/ 15.0
Augustus
6/3
40- 65
.615
0- 1
.000
5- 8
.625
25/ 4.2
14
2
16
85/ 14.2
Davenport
7/5
29- 47
.617
0- 0
.000
17- 21
.810
32/ 4.6
4
6
8
75/ 10.7
Willis
7/0
26- 50
.520
14- 36
.389
2- 3
.667
28/ 4.0
12
2
16
68/ 9.7
Pondexter
7/4
26- 56
.464
0- 9
.000
10- 13
.769
22/ 3.1
23
1
10
62/ 8.9
Dupree
7/0
24- 44
.545
0- 0
.000
5- 9
.556
24/ 3.4
9
7
9
53/ 7.6
Shimek
7/5
22- 44
.500
0- 3
.000
7- 9
.778
46/ 6.6
6
0
15
51/ 7.3
Hoskins
7/1
18- 33
.545
1- 3
.333
10- 15
.667
7/ 1.0
14
0
5
47/ 6.7
Currie
7/2
18- 40
.450
1- 5
.200
7- 9
.778
27/ 3.9
11
4
9
44/ 6.3
Duffy
7/5
15- 32
.469
8- 20
.400
5- 7
.714
13/ 1.9
15
0
10
43/ 6.1
Smith
7/0
19- 24
.792
0- 0
.000
4- 4
1.000
30/ 4.3
8
0
4
42/ 6.0
Grant
7/0
10- 22
.455
0- 2
.000
2- 2
1.000
17/ 2.4
13
0
4
22/ 3.1
USA
7
286- 511
.560
24- 79
.304
86- 117
.735
315/ 45.0
133
27
115
682/ 97.4
OPP.
7
137- 413
.332
39- 146
.267
67- 96
.698
142/ 20.3
69
11
56
380/ 54.3