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UAH Tripped Up at Home by West Florida on Saturday

 HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville women’s basketball team fell on Saturday, dropping a 67-54 decision to visiting West Florida in the 2016-17 home finale. The Chargers slip to 5-20 (4-16 Gulf South Conference), while UWF improves to 21-5 (16-4 GSC).

Turning Point
-West Florida went on a 24-3 run that stretched over the third and fourth quarters to turn what had been a nine-point lead for the Chargers into a 12-point advantage for the guests.

Inside the Box Score
-The Chargers were led in the game by Caroline Dodd as she scored 19 points, while Chandler Elder joined her in double figures with 10 points to go along with a team-best eight rebounds.
-The eight boards from Elder was a showing that was matched by Taylor Kimber.
-Alex Coyne and Shami Goodman paced the Argos as both scored 13 in the game.
-For the contest, UAH shot 33.3 percent overall and 7-for-24 from beyond the arc, while West Florida connected on 36.2 percent and was just 4-for-13 from 3-point land.
-UWF won the battle on the glass, outrebounding the Chargers by a 48-41 margin.

Inside the Flow
-The Chargers scored the first six points of the game and eventually would hold a seven-point margin in the first quarter, but UWF used a 21-12 run over the final six minutes of the first quarter to go in front 23-21 heading into the second.
-UAH then proceeded to outscore the Argos 14-8 in the second quarter to take a 35-31 advantage into the locker room at the half.
-After the visitors scored the first bucket of the third quarter, the Chargers would score 12 of the next 17 to go up 47-38 before the Argos went on their big run to take control of the game.

Noteworthy
-The 19-point showing from Dodd marks a career-best for her. Previously she had scored 17 points in four different games including three times this season.
-The eight rebounds for Kimber mark a career high for the junior.

Next Time Out
-The Chargers will begin the final week of the season on Thursday when the team visits Christian Brothers. Tip-off is slated for 5 p.m. in Memphis.

 

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