Hokies hit the road for two-game swing

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BLACKSBURG – Kenny Brooks and the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team are set for their first road swing of the season which will begin Sunday, Dec. 10 against Chattanooga.

Tech will meet the 6-3 Chattanooga Mocs from the Southern Conference on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. from McKenzie Arena. The game can be viewed on ESPN3.

The Mocs have won their last six games, which include quality wins over Indiana, Northwestern, Georgetown and Auburn. In its last game on Dec. 2 Chattanooga defeated UT-Martin 87-82 in overtime behind three 20-point performances. Aryanna Gilbert led the Mocs with 25 points, while Lakelyn Bouldin had 23 and Keiana Gilbert added 21.

The Hokies have met Chattanooga three times before in program history, winning each time. This will be the first matchup since 1994.

On Tuesday, Dec. 12, the Hokies will meet the Monmouth Hawks at 7 p.m. from OceanFirst Bank Arena where Monmouth owns a 1-2 record. The game will be available on ESPN3.

The program announced that head coach Jenny Palmeteer has been relieved of her duties on Friday after six plus years and amassing an 86-111 record. On the season, the Hawks are 2-7.

Up next: Tech returns home to Carilion Clinic Court at Cassell Coliseum on Saturday, Dec. 16 for a 6 p.m. tip against High Point.

Montgomery County elementary and middle school children will receive complimentary admission to the game with fliers sent home through Montgomery County schools. Following the conclusion of the game, the women's basketball team student-athletes will be available to sign autographs on the concourse.

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