Spartans Host Valdosta State Blazers for Midweek Matchup

Spartans Host Valdosta State Blazers for Midweek Matchup

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's basketball team will host the Valdosta State Blazers on Wednesday December 6th.   

The Matchup: University of Tampa (7-1) vs. Valdosta State (4-2)

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 6th at 5:30 pm. 

Location: Bob Martinez Athletics Center | Tampa, Fla.

Last Time Out: The Spartans hosted the Lynn Fighting Knights on Saturday and defeated them by a 77-59 margin. Rachel Warden was the leading point scorer with 23 points, three rebounds, and three assists. Lauren Kotey was the second leading point score for Tampa with 14 points and seven rebounds. Karma Jeremie and Staja Tyghter led the team defensively with eight rebounds each. As a team, the Spartans shot 50 percent from beyond the arc compared to the Trojans who shot 33 percent.

About the Spartans (Women's): The Spartans are led offensively by Tyghter who is averaging 12.5 points per game. She is followed by junior Jeremie and Sanders with 11.0 and 9.3, respectively. As a team, the Spartans are averaging 66.3 points per game and have a 38.9 field goal percentage.

About the Blazers: Madi Mitchell leads the Blazers with 85 points averaging 17 per game. She is followed by Taylor Buie who is averaging 12.3 points per game. As a team, the Blazers are averaging 70.5 points per game, 41.2 rebounds per game, and shooting 38.9 percent from the field. 

Series History: The Spartans trail the all-time series record with the Blazers with a 5-11 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.