published Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Lady Mocs beat Wofford

Kayla Christopher scored 17 points Saturday to lead the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga into the semifinals of the Southern Conference women’s basketball tournament.

The third-seeded Lady Mocs missed their first nine shots before building a 21-point lead, but they had to hold off No. 11 Wofford in the closing minutes of their 68-58 win at McKenzie Arena.

Whitney Hood and Tenisha Townsend had 11 points each for UTC, which will face No. 2 seed Samford in the semis Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

For more SoCon tourney coverage, see tomorrow's Times Free Press. You can also follow beat writer John Frierson on Twitter at

about John Frierson...

John Frierson is in his seventh year at the Times Free Press and seventh year covering University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics. The bulk of his time is spent covering Mocs football, but he also writes about women’s basketball and the big-picture issues and news involving the athletic department. A native of Athens, Ga., John grew up a few hundred yards from the University of Georgia campus. Instead of becoming a Bulldog he attended Ole ...

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