Tampa Falls To No.14 Sharks

Tampa Falls To No.14 Sharks

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -The University of Tampa's women's basketball team faced off against Sunshine State Conference foe Nova Southeastern Wednesday night at NSU Arena, the Spartans fell by a score of 63-75. 

The game was a back and forth affair which ended up being knotted up at halftime 35-35, with good offensive efforts from both teams.

However, at the start of the third quarter, the Sharks took the lead and never looked back, as they went on a 16-9 run and ended up outscoring UT 21-15 in the quarter. 

Juliana Cavallaro led the Tampa offense with 19 points. Also contributing was Elena de Alfredo and Ellen Nurmi, who both chipped in with double figures in the loss. 

Following the loss, UT drops to 13-10 on the season.

The Spartans are back in action at home on Saturday, as they face Palm Beach Atlantic for a regional contest, game time is set for a 2 P.M. start. Live stats, as well as a web broadcast, will be available for fans to follow the action at home via TampaSpartans.com.

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