Women's Basketball

August 12, 1998

VISBY, GOTLAND, SWEDEN – Kym Hope (Hollywood, FL/McArthur) scored 23points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the University of Miami women’sbasketball team to a 82-62 victory over Visby Ladies BBC at Sodervarn Gymin Visby, Gotland, Sweden.

Hope tallied a double-double for the second consecutive game and wasnamed the most valuable player of the game. The Hurricanes improvedto 2-1 on their exhibition tour of Sweden and Denmark.

Jennifer Jordan added 17 points and 10 rebounds, while Beth Barnhartpoured in 16 points for the Hurricanes. Gina Graziani handed out10 assists and scored nine points.Visby, which features eight current or former Swedish National Teamplayers, was led by Mikaela Braf’s 14 points.

The Hurricanes continue their Scandinavian tour as they travel to Copenhagen,Denmark to compete in a six team international tournament featuring NationalTeams from Denmark and Finland.