Spartans Set to Host A Pair of Opponents in Season Opener

Spartans Set to Host A Pair of Opponents in Season Opener

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's basketball team will host Spring Hill College and University of West Georgia. 

The Matchup: University of Tampa (0-0) vs. Spring Hill College (0-0)

The Matchup: University of Tampa (0-0) vs. University of West Georgia (0-0) 

Date/Time: Friday, November 10th at 2:00 pm and Saturday November 11th 6:00 p.m.

Location: Bob Martinez Athletics Center | Tampa, Fla. 

About the Spartans: The University of Tampa returns six players to its roster Karma JeremieFaith SandersMorgan LumbGriffin DempseyRachel Warden, and Molly Franson. Jeremie and Sanders will lead the Spartans after being the second and third leading point scorers last season with 13.6 and 12.1, respectively. In addition to the returners, the Spartans add five transfers and two freshmen to the roster as well. 

About the Badgers: The Badgers return leading point scorer Elise Reilly who averaged 15 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game, and 14 blocks. Spring Hill College also returns Jewel Hill to the roster who averaged 9.1 points per game, 38 steals, and 49 assists. Last year, the Badgers averaged 65.5 points per game and recorded a 42.5 field goal percentage.  

About the Wolves: The Wolves return five of their leading point scorers to the roster. De' Ashia Jones was the leading point scorer who averaged 15.4 points per game, 8.9 rebounds per game, and 3.2 blocked shots per game. As a team, the Wolves average 61 points per game, recorded a 36.4 field goal percentage, and 36.2 rebounds per game.  

Series History (vs. Badgers): This is the second competition between Tampa and Spring Hill, the record sits at 1-0.

Series History (vs. Wolves): The Spartans and the Wolves are tied in the all-time series with a 4-4 record. 

Tickets: Tickets for are $5 for adults, senior citizens and coaches. Children under 12 will be admitted free. UT students, faculty and staff will be admitted free with a valid student ID.

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