UTC's Taylor Hall SoCon Player of Week

2nd Straight Week for UTC Senior Cager

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior forward Taylor Hall (New Tazewell, Tenn.) earned her second Southern Conference Player of the Week honor the league office announced Tuesday.

Hall earns Player of the Week honors for the second consecutive week and for the fourth time in her career. She averaged 14.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals in two games last week. In the Lady Mocs’ 80-56 loss to No. 4 Tennessee, Hall put up 12 points and eight boards while dishing out four assists to lead UTC.

The senior forward then posted 17 points, hauled in nine rebounds and tied her career-high with five assists and three blocked shots while playing all 40 minutes in Chattanooga’s 76-65 comeback win over Belmont.

Hall is currently fourth in the SoCon in scoring at 17.7 points per game, third in assists with 4.3 per game and second in steals at 3.0 per contest.

Also nominated for Player of the Week were: Appalachian State’s Maryah Sydnor, Elon’s Kelsey Harris, Georgia Southern’s Briana Jones, Samford’s Hannah Nichols and Wofford’s Lauren Kirby.

Chattanooga will host non-conference foe UAB on Thursday, November 21 at McKenzie Arena. Tickets are on sale at the McKenzie Arena box office. Call 423.266.6627 (MOCS) or go online GoMocs.com to get your tickets today.

2013-14 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Nov. 12:  Taylor Hall, Chattanooga

Nov. 19:  Taylor Hall, Chattanooga


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