UTC Women Travel To Liberty

Sunday, November 10, 2019
The Chattanooga women’s basketball team headed for Lynchburg, Va., for a Monday night matchup against Liberty. The game is set to tip off at 7:00 p.m. and will be carried live on ESPN+. Larry Ward will have the call on WFLI 97.7 FM/1070 AM.

The Mocs are 0-2 on the year after opening on the road at Belmont Tuesday and hosting Hampton Saturday in a double header with the UTC men’s team.

After two games, the Mocs are averaging 52.5 points per game and shooting 32.7 percent from the field and average 6.5 three-point baskets per game.
On the boards, the Mocs are averaging 31 rebounds per game and have 12 assists per game.

Abbey Cornelius scored a career-high 22 points against Hampton and leads UTC with 15.5 points and seven rebounds per game. Lakelyn Bouldin led Chattanooga with 21 points at Belmont and is second on the team in scoring with 14.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.

Liberty is 1-1 on the year after opening play with a 67-48 win over Norfolk State. That was followed by a close 63-62 loss to Southern Conference foe East Tennessee State at home. The Lady Flames are averaging 64.5 points and 46 rebounds per game. They are shooting 39.8 percent from the field and are 10-of-39 from the 3-point line.

Three Liberty players are averaging double figures led by Ashtyn Baker’s 12.5 points per game. Bridgette Rettstatt is second on the team in scoring with 12 points per game and leads the Flames with 9.5 rebounds per game. Emily Lytle is the third player in double figures for Liberty with 10.5 points per game and Keyen Green has 9.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game.

This will be the second meeting between the two teams. UTC came away with a 75-60 win over Liberty last year at the Roundhouse. Eboni Williams led four Chattanooga players in double figures. She was 8-of-10 from the free throw line in just 13 minutes on the floor. Lakelyn Bouldin was 3-of-5 from the 3-point line and added 11 points. Former Mocs Mya Long had 13 points and Shelbie Davenport scored 10.

The Mocs outrebounded Liberty 36-30 and had 11 steals and 14 assists and made 9-of-18 from long range.

The game will be aired on ESPN+ and on the radio at WFLI 97.7 FM/1070 AM. Follow the action on live stats. Links for all are available online at GoMocs.com on the women’s basketball schedule page.

 

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