|February 04, 2016||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
East Tennessee State
|Stats at a Glance||WOF||ETSU|
|FG Percentage||.424 (25-59)||.391 (25-64)|
|3P FG Percentage||.211 (4-19)||.250 (6-24)|
|FT Percentage||.714 (15-21)||.538 (14-26)|
- 17||Chandler Christopher
- 9||Malloree Schurr
- 3||Chandler Christopher
- 2||Tianna Tarter
- 1||Shomari Kendrick
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2016) – As part of ETSU's annual Education Day, the ETSU Women's Basketball team hosts Wofford on Thursday, Feb 4 at 11:00a.m. inside Brooks Gym.
Thursday, Feb.4 • 11:00 a.m.
Wofford Terriers (7-14, 1-6 SoCon)
at ETSU Buccaneers (12-10, 4-3 SoCon)
Location: Johnson City, Tenn.
Site: Brooks Gym (2,700)
All-Time Series Record: 20th meeting, ETSU leads all-time 17-2
On the road earlier this season, the Buccaneers and the Terriers met with ETSU coming away with a 70-54 victory for their first SoCon win of the season. ETSU has defeated Wofford in 12 straight contests.
Shamauria Bridges closes in on 1,000-point club
Junior Shamauria Bridges (Miramar, Fla.) is just eight points away from becoming the 22nd member of ETSU's 1,000-point club. Bridges will also become just the fourth player in ETSU history to reach this accomplishment in just three seasons.
Education Day Plans
For fans who plan on attending Thursday's game, be aware that there will be free parking (staff or student parking) on the campus of East Tennessee State University along with no ticketing by campus police from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fans also have the opportunity to park in the parking garage at the Millenial Center across from ETSU and walk over via the catwalk to Brooks Gym.
Bridges has found a home at the Three-Point Line
With 181 made three pointer's in her career, Bridges ranks second in ETSU Women's Basketball history in career three pointer's made. Bridges trails Michele DeVault who ranks first with 239. This season Bridges leads the SoCon with 55 three's made.
The Big Three Lead the Way
The Big Three guards of senior Chandler Christopher (Greeneville, Tenn.), sophomore Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) and Bridges have accumulated for 58 percent of ETSU's total points this season. Against Chattanooga, the three guards combined to score 46 of the Bucs 57 total points.
"Sho"Time off the Bench
In the last three games senior Shomari Kendrick (Lexington, Ky.) has found a comfortable role coming off the bench averaging 10.3 rebounds to go along with six points.
Inside the Numbers
ETSU is the only SoCon team yet to play an overtime game this season ... the Bucs are 8-1 at home inside Brooks Gym ... ETSU held Chattanooga to a season low 24 rebounds ... Against Chattanooga, Bridges tallied her 51st game with double-digit points
Closing in on 600
The ETSU Women's Basketball program is juat three victories away from becoming the 147th program in NCAA Women's Basketball history to reach 600 wins. ETSU would join Chattanooga, Mercer, UNC-Greensboro and Western Carolina as the only 600+ win programs from Southern Conference.
Scouting the Terriers
Heading into Thursday's early morning contest, the Terriers are 7-14 and 1-6 in SoCon play. Wofford has lost six of its last eight game, dropping their last three SoCon games. The Terrier offense is led by junior Kentra Washington who averages 13.1 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. In the last contest versus the Bucs Jordan Frazier and Sarah Traynor led the way with 13 points.
What’s Up Next?
ETSU ends its season-long three game homestand on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 2:00 p.m. against Furman. In their first meeting the Bucs fell to Furman, 81-77 in both teams first SoCon game.
ETSU fans wanting to receive Buccaneer news, score updates, in-game promotions and much more sent to their mobile device can do so by signing up for “Buc Updates.” Click here to sign up today!
For more information on Buccaneer women’s basketball, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s basketball page.