The UT-Arlington women had their 24-game Southland Conference winning streak stopped Thursday against UT-San Antonio. The team's Southland losing streak never had a chance.
The Lady Mavericks knocked off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 54-41 on the stage at Texas Hall on Saturday, ending the skid after only one game. Sophomore guard Meghan Nelson led the way for the Lady Mavs (10-7, 5-1) with 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting. Senior center Tiffeny Riles added 12 points.
In a season that started off bumpy for rookie head coach Samantha Morrow, the Lady Mavericks have had things go right at the right time. After Saturday, UTA is a half game behind Texas State for first place in the Southland Conference West Division.
Next up for UT-Arlington is a road game against Sam Houston State at 7 p.m. Thursday in Huntsville. This season the Bearkats are ...t o put it nicely ... struggling. Sam Houston State is 1-17 overall and 0-5 in the Southland Conference.