Tarleton will begin the second half of regular season conference play with a road trip to Angelo State and Texas A&M-Kingsville this weekend. The TexAnns (13-5, 6-4 LSC) will put their modest three-game winning streak on the line against No. 20 Angelo State (14-2, 9-1 LSC) on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the Junell Center in San Angelo. Then they will travel to Kingsville for a 2 p.m. Saturday showdown with the Javelinas (8-9, 5-5 LSC).
PLAY4KAY NATIONAL FREE THROW CHALLENGE
Tarleton Women’s Basketball is taking part in the 2019 National Free Throw Challenge to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Fans can make a pledge per free throw made during the month of February or a one-time flat donation by visiting https://pledgeit.org/tarletonstateuniversity-play4kay during the month. All proceeds of the Play4Kay National Free Throw Challenge will benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
TARLETON SPORTS NETWORK PRESENTED BY NTX FORD DEALERS
A complete radio broadcast of the games can be heard on the Tarleton Sports Network presented by the North Texas Ford Dealers. The Voice of the TexAnns, Kyle Crews, will have the call on the flagship station of Tarleton Athletics – KTRL 90.5 FM in Stephenville – and worldwide at www.TarletonSports.com/ListenLive. There will also be live stats and live video, courtesy of the home team. Direct links for live stats, audio and video can be found on the women’s basketball schedule at TarletonSports.com.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
Anyone wishing to watch the games online can find direct links to the event at the following locations on the World Wide Web (These locations will always provide the exact links for fan convenience):
• Women’s Basketball Schedule Page at TarletonSports.com
• Game Day Preview Story on TarletonSports.com, which is always released on the day before the first competition of the week.
• Game Day Graphics, which are released the morning of Game Day, on @TarletonSports Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
Tickets can be purchased at each venue on the day of the game. If available, direct links to online ticket sales can be found on the Tarleton Women’s Basketball schedule page at TarletonSports.com.
THE LAST TIME OUT
Tarleton put its third straight mark in the win column Saturday afternoon after holding on to a 66-52 win against Western New Mexico on Alumni Weekend in Wisdom Gym. Kaylee Allen led the scoring for Tarleton with 17 points while McKinley Bostad scored 16 of her own. Mackenzie Hailey cracked double digits with 10 points while Katie Webster led the team with 12 rebounds. Webster and Destiney Winkfield each scored seven points while Nina Alvarez (4), Kylie Collins (3), and Hannah Hyde (2) rounded out the scoring.
INSIDE THE SERIES: ANGELO STATE
Tarleton and Angelo State have arguably the richest tradition of any rivalry in program history, which dates to 1977. The TexAnns own a 31-26 advantage in the all-time series, including 10 wins in San Angelo. Tarleton has won eight of the last 11 meetings.
INSIDE THE SERIES: TEXAS A&M-KINGSVILLE
Tarleton and Texas A&M-Kingsville have met 49 times in their history, which dates to 1986. Tarleton owns a 31-18 lead over the Javelinas all-time, including a 13-8 edge in Kingsville. Tarleton has won 19 straight against the Javelinas, including 10 straight since Misty Wilson took over as head coach in 2014.
UP NEXT FOR TARLETON
Tarleton will return home next week for a lengthy home stand in Wisdom Gym. The TexAnns will host three straight LSC opponents, beginning with MSU Texas on Thursday, February 7 at 5:30 p.m. For more information regarding Tarleton Women’s Basketball, follow on Twitter and Instagram (@Tarleton_WBK).