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Women basketball players earn honors

A-10 coaches pick Xavier to finish fifth in the West

11/06/02

Four women basketball players earned honors from the Atlantic 10 Conference yesterday. Seniors Reetta Piipari and Amy Waugh were both named to the Preseason All-Conference Second Team in a polling of the league’s coaches. Musketeer freshmen Tara Boothe and Karolina Piotrkiewicz were both named to the A-10 All-Rookie Team. The A-10 coaches also picked Xavier to finish fifth in the A-10 West for the 2002-03 season. The women’s basketball team has played in five straight Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals and has won two of the last three A-10 championships. The women’s team opens its exhibition season on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 1:00 p.m. against the Reebok Lady Stars at the Cintas Center. The regular season starts for the team on Nov. 22 at Pepperdine.