The UT Martin Women’s basketball team closed out its road schedule with a big win over the weekend. The Skyhawks defeated conference rival Jacksonville State 73-56 for its 3rd straight win and their 8th in their last 9 games.
The Skyhawks dominated the game behind another scorching offensive performance. UT Martin led by as much as 21 in the 4th quarter, behind 49% shooting from the field. Chelsey Perry led the 3 scorers in double figures with 32 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 steals on the day. Maddie Waldrop dropped another double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Tamiah Stanford scored 14 points off the bench.
The Skyhawks head into the final week of the regular season tied with Belmont for 1st in the OVC standings. The team returns to action on Thursday as they host SIUE on Student night, with the first 500 students receiving a free t-shirt. Tipoff from the Elam Center is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.