Last year, the Lady Monarchs beat Virginia by 20 points in Blacksburg. The Hokies brought a much improved team to the Constant Center to beat ODU 73-61 this year.. The Lady Monarchs got strong offensive performances from Stephanie Gardner and Shae Kelly. Gardner had a game high 20 points. The game was even through the first half.
The Hokies scored the first 7 points after the break. Taijah Campbell shot 8 of 9 from the field and finished with 19. Monet Tellier hit several key buckets down the stretch as Virginia Tech pulled away at the end for the 12 points win.