Tulsa Women's Basketball Team Hosts Newman in Exhibition on Sunday
Oct. 25, 2013
Tulsa, Oklahoma -
The Tulsa women's basketball team will host Newman in an exhibition contest set for 5:00 pm on Sunday, October 27th at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Single game tickets are $5 and season passes are $50, which can be purchased at the Reynolds Center ticket office.
The Golden Hurricane returns seven letterwinners, including three starters, and welcomes seven newcomers this season. The roster features one senior - Loren McDaniel; two juniors - Kadan Brady and Mariah Turner; four sophomores - Ashley Clark, Kelsee Grovey, Jasmine Vasquez and Antoinet Webster; and seven freshmen - Autura Campbell, Ashley Hughes, Rickae Jinks, Erika Lane, Stevi Parker, Liesl Spoerl and Kayla Wright.
Grovey is TU's returning scoring leader as she averaged 10.5 points per game last season, while Brady posted 6.3 ppg and Clark recorded 5.8 ppg. McDaniel pulled down 6.7 rebounds per game and had 17 blocks, and Grovey had 49 steals.
A year ago, Tulsa advanced to the NCAA Championship for the second time in school history, but fell to #1 seed and #4 ranked Stanford in the first round. The Golden Hurricane advanced to the tournament after winning four-straight Conference USA tournament games en route to the title and the automatic bid. TU finished the season with 17 wins, the most victories since 2006.
The Jets posted an 11-16 overall record and a 6-6 mark in the Heartland Conference last year. Newman returns six letterwinners, including two starters, and adds seven newcomers this season.
Alexandra Ciabattoni led the Jets with 13.7 ppg and 7.8 rpg, and had team-highs of 14 blocks and 33 steals. Cheniqwa Banks was the third-best scorer with 7.9 ppg, while Chynna Ramelb added 7.7 ppg.
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