2011-12 CHATTANOOGA BASKETBALL percent from the field and made 35 percent of 3-point attempts.
Conference title. Backing her up will be Alex Black. The Memphis, Tenn., sophomore backed up Townsend last season and saw some time at the shooting guard position as well. SHOOTING GUARD Juniors Kayla Christopher and Kylie Lambert cemented themselves on the perimeter last season. While Christopher can be a backup at the point, her strength is in her shooting. Christopher was second on the team in scoring last season and led the Lady Mocs in 3-point shooting making more than 41 percent of her attempts. Lambert moves back to the guard position full time after starting the season at small forward. She used her length to grab rebounds from any position on the court and was second on the team. Sophomore Meghan Downes will back-up the wings. Her ball handling and shooting skills will be needed to add depth to the perimeter. Freshman Ka’Vonne Towns will be a welcome addition to the squad. Before sidelined in her senior year with a knee injury, she was shooting better than 50
FORWARD The Lady Mocs return SoCon leading scorer and allconference performer Whitney Hood who has seen just one season of action at Chattanooga. Hood transferred from Clemson and after sitting out a year, stepped into her role in the Lady Mocs’ fourout, one-in offense. She will be joined this season by sophomores Taylor Hall, Destiny Bramblett and Lynette Harris. Hall joined the team in December last year and by the end of the season was reliable off the bench. In December, the Lady Mocs will have the services of 6-3 forward Faith Dupree after she transferred from Tennessee midway through last year. Freshmen Ashley Southern and Kayla Freeman will work to dent the lineup. Freeman scored more than 1500 points in her career and recorded nearly 1300 rebounds and was a M c D o n a l d ’s All-America n o m i n e e .
Southern was also a McDonald’s All-American nominee and led her team to two state finals and scored nearly 2300 career points and 1500 rebounds. SCHEDULE The 2011-12 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball slate will have a bit of a different look this season. UTC will play in a pair of tournaments and begin conference play early in December. The University of Tennessee remains a highlight, but will be played later in the year to accommodate for the Preseason WNIT. The Lady Mocs will tip off the season hosting UAB in the preseason tournament on November 11 at the McKenzie Arena. UTC is guaranteed three games in the tournament and a win could potentially place Chattanooga up against Brittney Griner and Baylor in the second
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