UTC Women Host Samford In A Black Out

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The Chattanooga women’s basketball team returns home from a three-game road trip to host SoCon foe Samford Thursday night at The McKenzie Arena. The team will be sporting all black uniforms for the game and fans are encouraged to wear all black in support of the Mocs! The first 1,000 fans through the door will receive a unique Black Out T-shirt.

The Mocs and Samford have met 30 times with UTC holding a 23-7 advantage over the Bulldogs. UTC is 16-5 against Samford in the SoCon regular season and 12-2 at home since the two first met in 1998.
Earlier this season, the Mocs rallied in the fourth quarter, led by freshman Abbey Cornelius, to beat Safmord 73-63 in Birmingham.

The Mocs return home after a three-game road swing in SoCon play that saw UTC fall to 6-4 in league action. Chattanooga is shooting 39.3 percent from the field and is second in the SoCon for 3-pointers made with 149. On the boards the Mocs average 35.4 boards per game and lead the conference with 110 blocked shots on the year.

Lakelyn Bouldin leads UTC in scoring with 13.0 points per game and has a team-best 43 from beyond the arc. Freshman Eboni Williams is second on the team in scoring with 8.6 points per game and has a team-high 5.3 boards per game. Brooke Burns is averaging 8.0 points per game and leads the team in assists with 52. Arianne Whitaker has a team-high 45 blocked shots and is ranked 40th in the nation for blocked shots per game.

The Bulldogs are 9-16 on the year and 4-6 in league play. Samford averages 59 points per game and is shooting 40.5 percent from the field. The Bulldogs lead the SoCon in 3-point shooting making 7.2 per game and are second in free throw shooting percentage making 72.2 percent of their attempts.

Natalie Armstrong leads the team in scoring with 9.8 points per game and Ta’Naisha Hill is second with 8.7 points per game. Paige Serup has a team-best 46 3-pointers, Hill has 31, Cassidy Williams has 28 and Katie Allen has dropped in 26 for the Bulldogs. On the boards, Armstrong leads the way with 6.1 per game and has 29 blocked shots.

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