Spartans Welcome Two Competitors for Tampa Classic

Spartans Welcome Two Competitors for Tampa Classic

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's basketball team will host Southern Wesleyan University and Malone University. 

The Matchup: University of Tampa (8-2) vs. Southern Wesleyan (0-6)

The Matchup: University of Tampa (8-2) vs. Malone University (2-4) 

Date/Time: Monday, December 18th at 2:00 pm and Tuesday December 19th at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Bob Martinez Athletics Center | Tampa, Fla. 

About the Spartans: The University of Tampa is led offensively by Karma Jeremie who is averaging 12.1 points per game and shooting 52.6 percent from the field. Staja Tyghter is the second leading point scorer with 11.7 points per game and shooting 47 percent from the field. As a team, the Spartans are averaging 64.5 points per game, shooting 44.4 percent from the field, and collecting 38.2 rebounds per game.  

About the Warriors: The Warriors are led by Aneysa Williams who is averaging 11.3 points per game and shooting 30.2 percent from the field. Breanna Richardson is the second leading point scorer with 9.3 points per game and shooting 39.6 percent from the field. As a team, the Warriors are averaging 57.7 points per game and shooting 31.1 percent from the field.  

About the Pioneers: The Pioneers are led by Baylen Dyrlund who is averaging 14.4 points per game and shooting 43.1 percent from the field. Naomi Grandison is the second leading point scorer with 11.5 points per game. As a team, the Pioneers are averaging 62 points per game and shooting 35.7 percent from the field. 

Series History (vs. Warriors): This is the first competition between Tampa and Warriors, the record sits at 0-0.

Series History (vs. Pioneers): The Spartans lead the Pioneers with the all-time series at a 1-0 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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