Women’s golf wins fifth straight SoCon Title

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn.,— The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s golf team captured their fifth straight Southern Conference Championship last Sunday, April 13, behind sophomore Emily McLennan’s, Queensland, Australia, score of 222 through 54 holes to win medalist honors. “It wasn’t a long time coming, but since she got here, I’ve known that Emily […]

Former tennis player adjusts to new coaching position

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By Miles McNulty, Chattanooga, Tenn., — University of Tennessee at Chattanooga student assistant coach Ankit Chopra is taking on a different role this year in the men’s tennis program. Chopra transferred from Chicago State and played his final two seasons at UTC. During his career, he was named to the Second Team All-Southern Conference in doubles […]

Track’s Teghan Henderson breaking records at UTC

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Teghan Henderson, Ontario, Canada, looks to continue her dominance at the SoCon Championships.

By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn.,—Ontario, Canada native Teghan Henderson is having huge success on the track this year, already dominating the conference as a redshirt freshman. She has come a long way from home to become a Moc, and has seen immediate success on the track being named SoCon All Freshman team. “After coming down […]

Johnston looks to help UTC three-peat at SoCon Championships

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By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Hailing from Dumfries, Scotland, junior Liam Johnston has found himself to a key player to the UTC golf program. As a junior, Johnston made a big name for himself finishing runner-up two consecutive years at the Scottish Boys Order of Merit and earned a runner-up finish at the Scottish […]

Lady Moc Taylor Hall receives WNBA tryout

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — After the 2014 WNBA Draft concluded on April 15, senior Taylor Hall, New Tazewell, Tenn., received a surprise phone call at midnight. Seattle Storm’s associate head coach Jenny Boucek, broke the news that Hall was invited to the team’s training camp. After winning the Southern Conference Player of the […]

Dual sport athlete ready for upcoming football season

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — James Stovall, a rising sophomore from Cleveland, Tenn., grew to love the game of football as a young child. “I loved watching my brothers play, and I’m just a competitor,” the Chattanooga wide receiver said. Not only is he on the football team, but he also competed in his first […]

Lady Mocs tennis team takes aim on SoCon Title

By Connor Stevens, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Lady Mocs Tennis team took on Samford in their regular season finale. This in conference matchup proved to be a marathon as the match lasted five and a half hours. “I was a great SoCon battle that was a grind,” head coach Jeff Clark said.  “Seemed like every match […]

Softball goes 1-2 against Samford last weekend

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s softball team split their games against Samford Saturday, Apr.12 and lost their game the next day. The team lost their first game Saturday 0-1, but responded well offensively in the second game with a 5-1 win. The team felt confident going into their game on Sunday, but […]

Tennis player Luke Saunders learns from previous leaders

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By Miles McNulty, Chattanooga, Tenn. - Chattanooga tennis player Luke Saunders, sophomore, Nova Scotia, Canada, enjoyed playing a variety of sports while growing up in Canada. “As a kid, I had a lot of energy, and to get rid of it my mom urged me to play tennis on a court near my house,” Saunders said. […]

Kentucky transfer Katie Henderson enjoys new pitching role

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By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn. - Sophomore softball player Katie Henderson, Hixson, Tenn., is enjoying her teammates and the amount of playing time she gets after transferring from Kentucky. “I love it,” Henderson said. “It’s been a great transition and Chattanooga is my hometown, so it’s great to be back.” Henderson received a scholarship from Kentucky […]