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SEASON OUTLOOK 2012-13 CHATTANOOGA BASKETBALL

Tatianna Jackson will provide a sophomore Ka’Vonne shooting and ball handling talent Towns and freshman to the outside. Tatianna Jackson will bolster up the wings. POINT GUARD Junior Alex Black, a two-year FORWARD letterwinner who made starts as Underneath the Lady a freshman will quarterback the Mocs will rely junior team. Black’s experience will be posts Ashlen Dewart necessary to lead a team full of and Faith Dupree to fill depth at all positions. She will the void left by Whitney be backed up by freshman Alicia Hood. The pair of 6-footPayne who was the assists leader 3 forwards will most twice for her high school team. likely not spend much time on the court at the same time, but rather, GUARD provide back up to each other and Seniors Kayla Christopher and problems for the defense with Kylie Lambert return to fill the their different offensive styles. two and three positions. The duo Junior Taylor Hall, an allcombined to score 565 points last conference and all-tournament season and had 81 of Chattanooga’s performer last season, returns at 198 3-pointers. Christopher was the four position. Providing plenty second on the team in scoring and of support in the post will be junior led UTC with 47 3-pointers while Destiny Bramblett and sophomore Lambert was fourth on the team in Kayla Freeman. scoring and second off the boards. Junior Meghan Downes along with SCHEDULE The Lady Mocs will tip off the season at home hosting perennial powerhouse Tennessee. It will be the Lady Vols first game in 38 years without legendary coach Pat Summitt at the helm. The Hall of Famer was diagnosed with early onset dementia - Alzheimer’s type prior to the 2011-12 season and announced her decision to step down following UTK’s run through the NCAA Tourament last year. In December the Lady Mocs will travel into the “Heart of Dixie” twice to face off against Alabama and Auburn. The Lady Mocs are 6-32 against the three SEC foes. Tennessee has won all

18 meetings since both teams became varsity sports. UTC has won two of the last three games against the Tide including the last meeting in December 2007 at the Roundhouse. The Lady Mocs defeated Auburn 72-59 at the Roundhouse in December 2005. Following the opener, the Lady Mocs will hit the road to face Belmont on Wednesday, November 14 in Nashville. That will be followed with a home contest against former SoCon rival East Tennessee State on November 17 at the Roundhouse. UTC has a 47-21 advantage against the Lady Bucs and have won each of the last two contests. This Thanksgiving will again see UTC on the road, this time at the St. Mary’s College Tournament in Moraga, Calif. The Lady Mocs will face off against Portland State in the opener on Friday, November 23 and close out the tournament against host St. Mary’s. The Lady Mocs and Portland State have met just once before as well and also in a tournament

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