Lady Mocs At Davidson Friday

Thursday, January 17, 2013

The Lady Mocs will start a three-game road swing Friday night at Davidson. The Wildcats (8-7, 5-0) lead the Southern Conference. The game will be played at Belk Arena and is set to tip off at 7 p.m. Listen live at ESPN 105.1 FM. Pregame show begins at 6:40 p.m.

The Lady Mocs (12-3) are one of three teams sitting in second place in the Southern Conference with a 5-1 mark, behind league-leading Davidson (5-0).
Chattanooga has a league-best 14.7 scoring margin and is second in the league in both scoring offense (70.4) and scoring defense (55.7). From the field, the Lady Mocs are shooting 41.3 percent and 29.7 percent from the 3-point arc. At the free throw line, UTC is ranked ninth in the SoCon making just 64.9 percent of its attempts and second for assists with 15.6 per game.

On the boards, Chattanooga is ranked second in the conference with 41.7 rebounds per game while giving up 38.5 to its opponents. The Lady Mocs are averaging 10.3 steals per game, third in the SoCon standings, and eighth for blocked shots with 2.6 per game. UTC tops the league in both turnover margin (+5.20) and assist-turnover ratio (1.1) and is ranked second for 3-point shooting making 6.6 per game.

Junior Ashlen Dewart (Spartanburg, S.C.) is ranked first in the league in field goal percentage (52.3), second for points per game at 16.7 and 11th for rebounding with 6.5 per game. Senior Kayla Christopher (Oliver Springs, Tenn.) is second on the team in scoring with 12.5 points per game and leads the Lady Mocs from beyond the 3-point line with 34 on the year (2.3/game). She is third in 3-point field goal percentage (.430) and is sixth for field goal percentage (.467). She ranks eighth for assists averaging 2.9 per game. Senior Kylie Lambert (Etowah, Tenn.) has pulled down 10 rebounds in each of the last two games and leads the Lady Mocs with 6.7 boards per game. Junior Taylor Hall (New Tazewell, Tenn.) is third on the team in scoring (9.7) and has posted back-to-back double digit games in Chattanooga’s last two wins. She ranks 16th in the league for rebounding with 5.7 per game and leads the team with 27 steals on the year.


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