Postgame Quotes: Santa Clara 71, Pacific 64
Dec. 10, 2007
Head Coach Michelle Bento-Jackson
On tonight's game:
"Our main focus was to stay consistent in our half court defense. We did a great job setting the tone of the game. In the second half, we did a great job of holding our composure to finish out the game on the road."
On the closeness of the first half:
"Neither team was able to establish a good flow offensively in the first half. Yet, once we settled down, the balance of being the aggressors and our defensive allowed us to establish our lead in the game."
On the 11 minutes of scoreless action:
"We made some offensive and defensive adjustments at halftime. There were a couple of mistakes on the defensive end that hurt us and we will continue to work on this week. Yet, I feel that my team did a great job of executing those changes we talked about."
On Sara Major's game-leading performance:
"Sara was tremendous for us and tonight was her best overall game she's had at Santa Clara. She always has tough defensive assignments and tonight she was extremely consistent and solid on the offensive end. She gave us the spark we needed to win."
On Claire Goins' efforts:
"Claire came in and gave us great minutes. She provided us with an inside presence on our offense."