UTC Women Travel To Kennesaw State Tuesday

Monday, November 22, 2021
- photo by Ray Soldano, Chattanooga Athletics
The Chattanooga Mocs will take on Kennesaw State Tuesday evening at the KSU Convocation Center in women’s basketball action. It will be the first meeting between the two teams in a decade.

The Mocs and Owls met three times from 2009-11. UTC leads the series 2-1 with both wins coming at home. Kennesaw State   beat the Mocs in overtime on their own home court. The last time the two teams met, UTC beat the Owls 76-39 at the Roundhouse in 2011.

Freshmen Addie Grace Porter and Destiny McClendon each scored in duoble digits and set career-bests in the Mocs win over Tennessee State. Porter scored eight of her 10 points in the Mocs’ 11-0 run in the second quarter that put UTC up for good in the game.
She had a pair of 3-pointers on the night as did McClendon who scored 12 points in the win.

Freshman Addie Grace Porter has taken advantage of back-to-back starts. She recorded double-digits scoring in both games, averaging 13 points per game. She averaged 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.5 steals per game. The rookie had five swipes against Murray State in the Mocs last outing along with six rebounds, both season-highs. She also dished out three assists in each game.

Center Abbey Cornelius had a monster day on the boards with a season-best 16 against Tennessee State and added 13 points for her first double-double this season. She has nine for her career.

The Mocs were 10-of-26 from the 3-point line in their exhibition win over Georgia College Friday night. Dena Jarrells and Destiny McClendon combined for seven.

The Mocs men's and women's basketball teams will combine for three double headers this season. The first is a non-conference meeting between UTC and Georgia State. The men will host former SoCon rival College of Charleston. On February 5, the women matchup against Samford will follow the men's game against Mercer. Senior Day will see the women take on Wofford followed by the men's game against Samford.

The Mocs have made at least one 3-pointer in 680 consecutive games dating back to December 1999. That’s nearly 22 years! Chattanooga reached the 600-consecutive game mark against UT Martin on November 28, 2018 at the Roundhouse. According to current unofficial research, this is the second-longest streak in the nation behind Iowa State who has more than 800 dating back to 1995.

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