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Sophomores Shine in Blue and White Scrimmage
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Sophomores Shine in Blue and White Scrimmage


Final Score: White 61 – Blue 57
Venue: Gentry Center
Location: Nashville, Tenn.

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team hosted a Blue and White Scrimmage Thursday night in the Gentry Center.

The White Team came out on top, 61-57, after a highly competitive four quarters of action. The sophomores led the way for the Lady Tigers who had four players score in double-figures.

Sophomore Andreana Wrister led all scorers with 22 points while knocking down 6-of-12 from three-point range for the Blue Team. Taylor Roberts reached double-digits with 18 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double.

Jaden Wrightsell posted a double-double to lead the White Team with 21 points and 14 rebounds. Freshman Annaliese Burnett came off the bench to score 12 points while senior Asia Sims grabbed 10 rebounds.

Head Coach Jessica Kern

“I am, first of all, glad the season is here. When you practice so much, you’re ready to just play somebody else. A lot of offensive production tonight.” 

“It’s nice to see we’re putting the pieces together. I’m happy that we are from an energy standpoint all on the same page and from a positivity standpoint, we’re all on the same page.”

“They’ve worked really hard this season. Overall we’ve got people to score the ball at every position and that’s what makes me really excited.”

TSU will get its final tune up of the season with an exhibition contest against Cincinnati Christian on Nov. 5 in the Gentry Center before officially kicking off the 2018-19 campaign at Lipscomb on Nov. 9.