Lady Mocs beat Elon

Lady Mocs beat Elon

February 21st, 2011 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

ELON, N.C. - Kayla Christopher scored 21 points and Tenisha Townsend made seven free throws in the final minute to help the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team to a 73-63 win at Elon tonight.

With the victory the Lady Mocs are alone in third place in the Southern Conference standings with one game remaining. UTC (15-13, 12-7 SoCon) wraps up its regular season Saturday at Western Carolina.

The Lady Mocs trailed Elon 28-24 at the half and took the lead for good on a Bailey Dewart 3-pointer with 15:22 remaining. Townsend finished with 13 points, going 9-for-11 from the line, and six rebounds.

Christopher hit four 3-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds.

Kylie Lambert added 12 points and five rebounds.

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