Spartans Welcome Lions for Mid-Week Matchup

Spartans Welcome Lions for Mid-Week Matchup

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's basketball team will host the Saint Leo Lions on Wednesday, January 31st. The women will take the court at 5:30 pm.  

The Matchup: University of Tampa (13-7, 6-7 SSC) vs. Saint Leo University (8-13, 3-10 SSC)

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 31st at 5:30 pm. 

Location: Bob Martinez Athletics Center | Tampa, Fla.

Last Time Out: The Spartans hosted the Nova Southeastern Sharks and were victorious, winning with the score 76-69 and ending their five-game losing streak. Julia Ingram earned a career-high of five points. Additionally, she recorded a rebound for the Spartans. Aliyah Abney led the offense with 23 points and earned a new career high against the Sharks. Abney also led the team with two steals. Both Molly Franson and Karma Jeremie led the team on defense with six rebounds apiece. Jeremie was also the second leading point scorer with 16 points. 

About the Spartans: The Spartans are led offensively by Tyghter who is averaging 12.8 points per game. She is followed by junior Jeremie and sophomore Warden with 11.6 and 9.2. As a team, the Spartans are averaging 62.3 points per game while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. 

About the Lions: Ragen Dotson leads Saint Leo with 192 points averaging 12.8 per game. She is followed by Alani Gallagher who is averaging 8.6 points per game. As a team, the Lions are averaging 57 points per game, 32.7 rebounds per game, shooting 36.9 percent from the field and 64.6 from the free throw line. 

Series History: The Spartans lead the all-time series record with Saint Leo with a 79-16 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.