Softball mm
15th Annual UTC Porky's Open
WBB Postgame Notes vs. Portland State

Postgame Notes
Chattanooga 68, Portland State 59
St. Mary's Concord Hilton Thanksgiving Classic
Friday, November 23, 2012

TEAM
- Chattanooga came back from a first half deficit to defeat Portland State 68-59 ... UTC is now 4-0 on the year ... The Lady Mocs gave Portland State its first loss on the year.

- 4-0 matches the best start for the Lady Mocs in the Wes Moore Era ... started the 1999-2000 season with four straight wins ... best start in school history is 5-0 in 1977-78 (Sharon Fanning)

- UTC improved to 2-0 against Portland State ... in the only other meeting between the two schools, the Lady Mocs defeated the Vikings 81-61 in the first round of the University of Hawaii Paradise Classic on December 15, 2006.

- This is the first game UTC has not scored 80 or more points this year ... averaging 78.2 points per game

- Recorded 19 steals ... most since December 9, 2009 vs. Wofford ... just missed the UTC top 10 by one

- UTC forced the Vikings into 26 turnovers resulting in a 20-11 advantage in points off turnovers

- Chattanooga recorded a 24-12 advantage in the paint led by a season-high 23 from Ashlen Dewart

- UTC had 16 offensive rebounds that resulted in a 17-4 second chance points advantage

- First time without an All-Volunteer State lineup ... Dewart (South Carolina) started in place of Dupree

- Chattanooga has made at least one 3-pointer in 404 straight games ... streak started on December 31, 1999 vs. Appalachian State


INDIVIDUAL
Kayla Christopher (Sr. - G)
-8 points on 3-of-8 shooting, 2-4 3-pointers
-Added three rebounds, five assists, two steals
-25th member of the UTC 1,000-Point Club ... has 1,000 career points
-Fourth all-time at UTC for 3-pointers made with 171 ... passed Miranda Warfield (170)
-Season-high for assists and steals

Ashlen Dewart (Jr. - F)
-23 points on 10-of-22 shooting, 3-5 from FT line
-Season-high points ... most points since transferring
-Added eight rebounds
- Season-high rebounds ... most since transferring

Kylie Lambert (Sr. - G)
-18 points on 3-7 shooting, 10-12 from FT line
-recorded her fifth career double-double ... first this year
-Season-high for points
-Added 10 rebounds
-Season-high for rebounds
-Career-high five steals
-Career-high made (10) and attempted (12) rebounds
-First player since Whitney Hood vs. Wofford on Jan. 13, 2012 to make 10 or more free throws

Ka'Vonne Towns (So. - G)
-6 points, 3 rebounds, 4 steals
-Season-high for points
-Career-high for steals
-Season-high for free throws (2-4)

 

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