UTC's Dewart Named SoCon Player Of The Week

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior Ashlen Dewart (Spartanburg, S.C.) was selected the Southern Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week the league office announced today. This is Dewart’s second nod this season.
 
Dewart led the Lady Mocs to the Southern Conference regular season crown with back-to-back home court wins. She averaged 18 points per game including 24 against Davidson for the outright title, and had nine rebounds in each game. Against Western Carolina, Dewart played just 19 minutes in the 81-39 victory.
She went 6-of-9 (.667) from the field and five of her nine rebounds were on the offensive end. Against Davidson, Dewart was 11-of-13 (.846) and added nine rebounds, two assists and four steals through 32 minutes of play.

She is third in the league in scoring with 15.9 points per game, ninth in rebounding (6.9) leads the SoCon with a .534 field goal percentage and averages 2.8 offensive boards. On the year she has tallied 444 points and nearly 200 rebounds. She has 10 games with at least 20 points this season and has recorded six double-doubles.
                                                                                                                              
Other top performers last week included Appalachian State’s Anna Freeman, College of Charleston’s Afreyea Tolbert, Davidson’s Barbara Sitton, Elon’s Kelsey Evans, Furman’s Brittany Hodges, Georgia Southern’s Meredyth Frye, and Samford’s Hannah Dawson.

2012-13 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Nov. 13                 Taylor Hall, Chattanooga

Nov. 20                 Anna Freeman, Appalachian State

Nov. 27                 Daniella Motley, Wofford

Dec. 4                    Courtney Freeman, Appalachian State

Dec. 11                 Ashlen Dewart, Chattanooga

Dec. 18                 Daniella Motley, Wofford

Jan. 2                     Latisha Harris, College of Charleston

Jan. 8                     Sophia Aleksandravicius, Davidson

Jan. 15                  Maryah Sydnor, Appalachian State

Jan. 22                  Ali Ford, Elon

Jan.29                   Sophia Aleksandravicius, Davidson

Feb. 5                    Ali Ford, Elon

Feb. 12                 Afreyea Tolbert, College of Charleston

Feb. 19                 Sophia Aleksandravicius, Davidson

Feb. 26                 Ashlen Dewart, Chattanooga

Make Your Prep Picks: Week Seven

Loading... (click for more)

No. 3 UTC Travels To ETSU Saturday

The third-ranked Chattanooga Mocs are back on the road this week, visiting ETSU for the first time in 13 years.  Game time is set for Noon (E.D.T.) on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Tipton Stadium at Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tenn.   Chattanooga is off to a 4-0 start for the first time since 1979, but is 2-0 in SoCon action for the third year in a row.  ETSU ... (click for more)

City To Begin Shipping Much Of Its Garbage To Bradley County

City Public Works Administrator Justin Holland said the city plans to begin shipping much of its garbage to Bradley County. He said the deal is projected to extend the life of the city landfill at Birchwood by 15 years. Mr. Holland said Bradley County "has a huge landfill and takes garbage from Knoxville and other municipalities. It's regional." He said Bradley County charges ... (click for more)

Man Says He Did Nothing To Provoke Shooting At Bakewell Gas Station; Suspect Says Victim Was Coming Toward Him

A 33-year-old man who was shot in the face during a clash at a Bakewell gas station said he did nothing to provoke the shooting. The man charged said the victim cursed him, then started toward him. General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck, after a hearing on Tuesday, bound to the Grand Jury a charge of attempted first-degree murder against Donald Stuard II, 29, of Old Washington ... (click for more)

Jimmy Templeton Will Be Missed At The City Yards

If only we had known about the Chattanooga City Council's planned retirement send off for Jimmy Templeton of Public Works, the room would have been filled to overflowing with his friends and admirers - including me.   I have had the honor of knowing and working with Jimmy since the 1970's (and also knew his father "Big Jim").  Jimmy was a strong right hand for whoever ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vin Scully’s Last Time

It is said that the opening paragraph of my favorite ode to baseball should be the centerpiece for the canon of sports literature. It was written by former commissioner Bart Giamatti in "The Green Fields of the Mind,” a most marvelous essay to the last day of the regular season in the major leagues. “It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in ... (click for more)