UTC to cut men’s indoor and outdoor track and field programs

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The men’s indoor and outdoor track & field teams will no longer be programs, according to Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics David Blackburn. The Mocs are concluding their five-year Title IX process, which is aimed at bringing the program in compliance with the Federal Law. The men’s indoor […]

Women’s basketball defeats Samford to stay undefeated in the SoCon

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s basketball team showed their versatility on Monday night, downing Samford 49-32 in the midst of tough shooting. UTC was unable to surpass the 40 percent mark from the field, and shot just 38 percent in the first half and closed the game at 35 percent. However, they were […]

Women’s basketball is ranked 25th in the nation

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Receiving a spot in the Associated Press women’s Top 25 is nothing new for UTC’s Hall of Fame coach Jim Foster. Monday afternoon, he, along with the women’s basketball team, took the news in stride. “I think it’s great for grade school kids all over the country because they will […]

Women’s tennis records second shutout for 2-0 start

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Junior Allison Storie, Johnson City, Tenn., opened their match against Kennesaw State with a win in the singles competition.

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s tennis team improves to 2-0 in the season after shutting out Kennesaw State on Saturday, Jan. 24. “It was a fun match tonight,” said head coach Jeff Clark to gomocs.com. “We had a great crowd out here and I thought our team brought a lot of energy.” The […]

Men’s Tennis: Mocs drop two non-conference matches over the weekend

By Eric Sisson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The UTC men’s tennis team hosted two different opponents at the Hixson Racquet Club. The Mocs dropped both matches by a score of 4-3. On Saturday, the Mocs hosted in-state rival Austin Peay to open their home schedule. The Mocs dominated the doubles portion of the match. Luke Saunders a […]

Men’s Wrestling: Mocs win two SoCon matches

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Senior transfer Sean Boyle, Lowell, Mass., has made a recent impact this season

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Chattanooga wrestling team decisively beat two Southern Conference opponents—The Citadel and Virginia Military Institute at home this weekend. “Being tired and continuing to wrestle is an emotional thing more than it is a physical thing,” head coach Heath Eslinger said. “So I thought we did a good job of […]

Moc of the Week: Get to know Wrestling’s Sean Boyle

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By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Senior Sean Boyle, Lowell, Mass., transferred to Chattanooga in the fall. He holds the ranking of No. 20 at the 125 weight class. Boyle helped UTC claim a decisive victory Friday over The Citadel with a 4-0 win. He also won 20-6 in his matchup against Virginia Military Institute Sunday. […]

Men’s Basketball: Mocs tied for first in SoCon standings

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Against the UNCG Spartans, the game was scrappy and downright physical, but the Mocs were able to pull out an 81-72 win. Chattanooga is now 14-7 overall and 7-1 in the Southern Conference. “I thought the key of the game was in the second half,” head coach Will Wade said. […]

Women’s basketball completes season sweep over Furman

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By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s basketball team pushed their winning streak to 13 on Saturday afternoon, in their 67-45 victory over Furman. For the fifth time this season, freshman Keiana Gilbert, from Columbia, Tenn., led the Mocs in scoring with 19 points, going 9-10 from the field. In her last three games, Gilbert […]

Men’s basketball defeats VMI, now 6-1 in the SoCon

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn.,–The Chattanooga men’s basketball team had no problem beating a Virginia Military Institute (VMI) squad that liked to full-court press and shoot three pointers. The Mocs improve to 6-1 in the SoCon, and the 86-64 win ties them for first place in league standings. Entering the game, the VMI Keydets led […]