Mocs projected as preseason favorite to win the Southern Conference

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Head coach Russ Huesman and his Chattanooga Mocs have been in training camp all summer preparing for the upcoming season. The Mocs, who finished 8-4 last year and claimed a share of the 2013 Southern Conference championship, are projected to win the conference this year. They also earned a No. […]

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 […]

Track preps for final meet before SoCon Championships

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn., The track and field team will head to Western Carolina University April 11 for the final meet before the Southern Conference Championships. Head Coach Bill Gautier said he hopes their next meet will be similar to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational on March 29 where several players set personal records. […]

Wrestling team claims fourth straight SoCon title

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn. —— The UTC wrestling team completed the rare four-peat by winning the 2014 Southern Conference Wrestling Championship in Buies Creek, N.C., March 8. Chattanooga will send four wrestlers to the NCAA Championships March 20-22 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Top-seeded junior Levi Simmons, from Kissimmee, Fla., won the title at 174-pounds by […]

Women’s tennis wins SoCon opener

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn. —— The women’s tennis team continued their winning streak with a win over Georgia Southern, 7-0, in their SoCon opener. It was their fifth win in a row. “We were excited to get two wins last week,” head coach Jeff Clark said. “I think that was good preparation for our […]

Lady Mocs win SoCon Championship, advance to NCAA Tournament

By Zack Kirby, Asheville, N.C. — The Chattanooga Lady Mocs have punched their ticket to the NCAA tournament. “I’m happy for these guys,” head coach Jim Foster said in a press conference after UTC’s 71-45 win over Davidson to claim the SoCon Tournament Championship. “It’s the byproduct of a lot of hard work.” Foster is […]

Lady Mocs advance to their 15th SoCon championship game against Davidson

By Zack Kirby, Asheville, N.C. — After a 77-44 blowout win over Elon at the US Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C., the Lady Mocs are now making their 15th SoCon Championship appearance. In the semifinal round, UTC was led by seniors Taylor Hall, New Tazewell, Tenn., who recorded a double-double with 18 points and 11 […]

Lady Mocs open SoCon Tournament win a 66-57 win over GSU

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn.——An early spark was what the No. 1 seeded Lady Mocs needed to get the win over No. 8 Georgia Southern in the Southern Conference Tournament. Coming off of a first-round bye, Chattanooga earned a gritty 66-57 win that was attributed to the way they played in the first half. “Our […]

Foster’s mentoring helps Lady Mocs prepare for SoCon Tournament

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn.—“Play basketball.” Head coach Jim Foster only needs this one phrase to let his players know what is expected of them. But it can mean a different thing for each player. “For me, it’s to just be smart with the ball, try to get the team in the offense, and things […]

Changes in athletics should include jump to FBS classification

By Aaron Wells, Chattanooga, TN—As the 2012-2013 school year comes to a close, there are many changes abound that will likely shape the future of the University. When incoming Chancellor Steve Angle comes into office July 1, he will be faced with a variety of challenges, including implementation of the master plan and the hiring […]