Post Game Quotes
March 5, 2005
UCLA Head Coach Kathy Olivier
On the game:
'I am very proud of our team, how we played and how wehandled the whole season.'
'Today they played their hearts out, we left it all onthe floor and that's what we ask of ourstudent-athletes.'
On finishing the season:
'It's sad if this is how we go out, we know that UCLAwould represent the Pac-10, like the Pac-10 deservesto be represented. '
'We are hoping that the committee continues to look atthat because the Pac-10 deserves more than just 3 or 4teams in, it should be 5 or 6 and we are one ofthose.'
UCLA G, Nikki Blue
On the last shot:
'A couple people got on me. I was just trying to getin good position and I really thought I was going todraw the foul. I guess I just did not do a goodenough job of doing that.'
'They did a very good job all game of collapsing onme.'
On whether it was one of her best games ever played'No, not really. Maybe if I would have made the lastshot.'
UCLA G, Lisa Willis
On whether playing hard defensively in the first half,takes away from the second half:'That would make it a mental game and we were allmentally focused.'