WBB: UTA at Georgia Southern - Postgame Notes

Jan. 27, 2018

Recap |  Final Stats

UT Arlington at Georgia Southern
Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 – Hanner Fieldhouse – Statesboro, Ga..
Game Notes

  • UTA fell 73-68 to Georgia Southern to end a three-game winning streak.
  • UTA used the same staring lineup for the fourth consecutive game (Laurynn McGowen, Shelby Richards, Brooke Alexander, Aysia Evans and Rebekah VanDijk). The group is 3-0 as starters. UTA has used nine different lineups this season.
  • Daiane Machado entered as UTA's first sub with 4:05 in the first quarter, replacing Evans.
  • UTA's 25 points in the opening quarter were tied for the second most in the first this season, behind Thursday's 26 against Georgia State.
  • Losing for the first time when heading to the fourth with a lead, UTA is 9-1 this season.
  • Rebekah VanDijk secured her 45th-career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds.
  • VanDijk was 8-8 from the field, the first in single-game UTA history to be perfect shooting with more than five shots taken.
  • Laurynn McGowen posted 13 points, while Crystal Allen had 18 off the bench, hitting on four from long range.
  • Georgia Southern shot a season high 51.9 percent from the field.
  • UTA is 5-1 against Georgia Southern all-time and 3-1 when playing in Hanner Fieldhouse.
  • UTA is 14-4 when playing in the eastern time zone under coach Krista Gerlich, who took over the program in 2013.
  • Coach Krista Gerlich features a 237-125 career record and is 69-83 in her fifth season at UTA.
  • UTA went to 11-10 and 5-5 in the Sun Belt, while Georgia Sothern is 4-16 and 1-8 in league play.UTA will return home for a season-long three-game homestand beginning on Feb. 1 against Appalachian State. Coastal Carolina comes to CPC on Feb. 3, while in-state rival Texas State visits on Feb. 10.




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