Lady Mocs Update: Marquee Teams Here for 2014-15

UT, Stanford and Two Tourneys

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

Tennessee and Stanford will come calling to McKenzie Arena in the first semester next fall and an upper tier Ivy League school in early January, highlight the home schedule for the 2014-15 Chattanooga Lady Mocs basketball team.

UTC is also planning to have a Tip-Off Classic and a Christmas tournament, plus seven home Southern Conference games.

“We have a very attractive, strong home schedule for next year with Stanford and UT coming in and since we don’t play a conference game until Jan. 10 we are working on hosting a solid Ivy League school after Christmas,” said UTC women’s assistant coach Katie Galloway Burrows Monday at the weekly meeting of the Chattanooga Quarterback Club.

One tournament will have a Big 5 school from Philadelphia, Pa. (coach Jim Foster’s hometown) and a school from Illinois with one more slot to fill.

“With only 14 Southern Conference games next year, it’s tough to find another 15 games, but our home schedule will be an attractive one for our fans,” said Burrows.

The road schedule includes a tournament in San Antonio, Texas, a possible trip to Notre Dame, plus seven SoCon games.

Burrows and Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw (a former assistant to coach Foster at St Joe’s) are in discussion on a home-and-home contract, with the Irish possibly playing in McKenzie Arena during the 2015-16 season.

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