Lambert Named SoCon All-Tournament

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga sophomore Kylie Lambert (Etowah, Tenn.) earned a spot on the 2011 Southern Conference All-Tournament the league office announced following the conference tournament championship game Monday night at the McKenzie Arena.

Lambert led Chattanooga with a double-double in an overtime loss to Samford in the semifinals. She had 17 points, her second highest total of the year and a career-high 14 rebounds. Six of her rebounds came off the offensive glass and she was 3-for-5 from beyond the 3-point arc.

Averaging 35.5 minutes per game, Lambert was third on the team in scoring for the tournament with 11.5 points and had a team-best 9.5 rebounds per game. She electrified the crowd with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of the first half to send the Lady Mocs into the locker room at halftime with a 28-25 lead over the Bulldogs. She backed that up with another to start the second half.

Lambert started the season as a small forward filling Chattanooga's need at the post position and responded well ranking second on the team in rebounding with 6.2 on the year. She recorded three double-doubles and had a career-high 21 points in the Lady Mocs' win over Cal State Northridge in the CSUN Thanksgiving Classic going 7-for-7 from the floor with a career-high four 3-pointers.

Samford placed two players on the first team and Appalachian State filled out the other three on first team with one on second team. Davidson, Elon and Wofford each placed one member on the second team. Samford's Savannah Hill was named the tournament Most Outstanding Player.

Southern Conference All Tournament Team

First Team

Savannah Hill, Samford

Emily London, Samford

Ashlen Dewart, Appalachian State

Anna Freeman, Appalachian State

Kelsey Sharkey, Appalachian State

Second Team

Courtney Freeman, Appalachian State

Sophia Aleksandravicius, Davidson

Ali Ford, Elon

Kylie Lambert, Chattanooga

Mahagony Wililams, Wofford

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