Spartans Set to Host Knights

Spartans Set to Host Knights

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's basketball team will host the Lynn University Fighting Knights on Saturday December 2nd. The women will compete at 2:00 pm.  

The Matchup: University of Tampa (6-1, 2-1 SSC) vs. Lynn University (2-5, 0-3 SSC)

Date/Time: Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 pm. 

Location: Bob Martinez Athletics Center | Tampa, Fla.

Last Time Out: The Spartans traveled to Saint Leo to take on the Lions and defeated them decisively, 75-50. Staja Tyghter was the leading point scorer for Tampa with 16. She also tallied 8 rebounds. Karma Jeremie notched a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds. She also recorded four assists and one steal. As a team, the Spartans shot 54.9 percent from the field compared to the Lions who shot 32.1 percent.

About the Spartans (Women's): The Spartans are led offensively by Tyghter who is averaging 12.9 points per game. She is followed by junior Jeremie and Sanders with 11.0 and 9.4, respectively. As a team, the Spartans are averaging 64.7 points per game and have a 45.1 field goal percentage.

About the Knights: Paola Vazquez Concepcion leads the Knights with 117 points averaging 16.7 per game. She is followed by Juju Uloma who is averaging 12.8 points per game. As a team, the Knights are averaging 68.6 points per game, 36.6 rebounds per game, and shooting 39.8 percent from the field. 

Series History: The Spartans lead the all-time series record over the Fighting Knights with a 39-9 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.