Tennessee-Delta State Postgame Notes

Nov. 9, 2009

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  • Today's starters: Junior Angie Bjorklund, Sophomores Briana Bass, Glory Johnson, Shekinna Stricklen and Kelley Cain.
  • Four Lady Vols scored in double figures: Kelley Cain (20), Taber Spani (14), Angie Bjorklund (12) and Shekinna Stricklen (10)
  • Cain (20 pts, 20 rebs) and Spani (14 pts, 10 rebs) each posted double doubles; Stricklen (10 pts, 9 rebs) narrowly missed double double
  • UT opened the game with an 11-0 run. The first Delta State field goal was a three at the 16:56 mark of the first half.
  • The Lady Vols used a 13-0 run to the 11:41 point of the first half to build a 24-5 lead.
  • Tennessee's largest lead of the first half was 22 with 9:11 to play before the first half horn.
  • The Lady Vols held the Lady Statesmen scoreless from the 17:57 mark of the second half to the 13:33 point, building a 63-28 lead.
  • Up Next: The Lady Vols will officially open the 2009-10 season against Baylor on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the State Farm Tip-Off Classic, and will be aired to a national television audience on ESPN2.
  • Tonight's attendance was 10,619
  • Freshman Faith Dupree:
    Saw her first action of the season after missing the first exhibition against Carson-Newman

    Freshman Taber Spani:
    Finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds in 23 minutes

    Sophomore Kelley Cain:
    Had a double double with 12 points and 12 rebounds in the first half
    In only 19 minutes, she finished with 20 points and 20 rebounds
    Was 8-of-10 from the field
    Blocked seven shots

    Sophomore Glory Johnson:
    Had tonight's first basket, a layup at the 19:40 mark off an assist from Angie Bjorklund
    Finished with seven points and five rebounds

    Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen:
    Finished with 10 points, nine rebounds and three assists

    Junior Angie Bjorklund:
    Finished with 12 points, four rebounds and three assists





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