published Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

UTC Lady Mocs blast Catamounts

A 21-0 run midway through the first half helped the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team build a 30-point halftime lead against Western Carolina today at McKenzie Arena. By the time the game ended, the Lady Mocs had enjoyed an 81-39 rout.

UTC (24-3, 17-1 Southern Conference) stretched its overall win streak to 14 games and has now won 25 in a row at the Roundhouse. Kayla Christopher led all scorers with 15 points, Meghan Downes added 13 and Ashlen Dewart finished with 12 points and nine rebounds, snapping her double-double streak at three games.

The Lady Mocs can clinch the SoCon regular-season title outright Monday against second-place Davidson.

For more Mocs 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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