UTC's Dwart Named SoCon Women's Player Of The Month

Friday, January 4, 2013

SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga forward Ashlen Dewart averaged 18.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per contest in four December games, helping the Lady Mocs to a 3-1 record.

 

UTC opened the month with an 83-40 win over Furman on Dec.

1 at the McKenzie Arena in which Dewart scored a game-high 21 points and pulled down seven rebounds. The redshirt junior from Spartanburg, S.C., scored 19 points and had eight boards a week later as the Lady Mocs downed Alabama 72-58 for their second win over an SEC opponent this season. On Dec. 12, Dewart just missed a double-double, scoring 22 points to go with nine rebounds, both game highs, in Chattanooga’s 72-59 win over Jacksonville State. Dewart scored a team-best 13 points in Chattanooga’s lone loss of the month, a 53-40 setback at Auburn.

 

For the month, Dewart shot a sizzling 64 percent from the floor (32-for-50) and was 11-for-16 (68.8 percent) from the free throw line. She played 27.8 minutes per contest and had just seven turnovers in the month.

 

Other nominees: Maryah Sydnor (Appalachian State), Latisha Harris (College of Charleston), Sophia Aleksandravicius (Davidson), Kelsey Evans (Elon), Shelby Campbell (Samford) and Daniella Motley (Wofford).

 

SoCon Player of the Month

November: Courtney Freeman, Appalachian State

December: Ashlen Dewart, Chattanooga



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