Men and women’s basketball receive high ranking in Preseason SoCon Polls

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Chattanooga Mocs men and women’s basketball teams were picked to finish second and first in the Southern Conference, according to both the coaches and media polls. For the men’s basketball Coaches Poll , Wofford received eight first place preseason votes to claim the top spot, followed by Chattanooga with […]

Women’s soccer team drops two road matches

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Freshman McKenzie Gregg, Newport, Tenn., advances down the field.

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. –The women’s soccer team dropped two Southern Conference matches against the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and Virginia Military Institute (VMI). The match against the UNCG Spartans Friday was delayed an hour and a half due to weather. “The delay hurt bad,” head coach J.D. Kyzer said to […]

Volleyball team clinches first two SoCon wins

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By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. –The Chattanooga volleyball team won two back-to-back Southern Conference matches 3-0 against The Citadel and Western Carolina. “I think our biggest strength is that we worry only about our side of the net,” junior Lauren Gainer, Boca Raton, Fla., said. “It doesn’t matter who we’re playing.” UTC claimed the first […]

UTC volleyball drops two opening SoCon matchups

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The volleyball team fell 3-1 to Samford and ETSU last weekend in SoCon play.

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. -The Mocs volleyball team kicked off Southern Conference play at home with two 3-1 losses against Samford and East Tennessee State. “We knew that our first weekend was going to be really tough in conference,” head coach Travis Filar said. “But our team and our staff, we didn’t want it […]

Mocs football beats Samford in conference opener

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Senior Keon Williams, Chattanooga, had 132 yards.

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Chattanooga Mocs football team leaned on their senior running back early and often as they claimed their first conference opening victory since 2007 with a 38-24 win over Samford. “This is a huge win. It lets the conference know what we can do,” Keon Williams, Chattanooga, said. “We […]

Q&A: Coach Murray aims for sixth straight SoCon golf title

Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Women’s head golf coach Colette Murray has Southern Conference Championship titles from the last five consecutive seasons. Additionally, she was named SoCon Coach of the Year in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014. The women’s golf team finished in sixth place at the Mason Rudolph Championship, and the team will travel to […]

Volleyball goes 2-1 in Chattanooga Classic

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Sophomore Kristy Wieser, Lincoln, Neb., was named to the all-tournament team list with her 33 kills.

By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., —The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball team completed their first home tournament, the Chattanooga Classic, with a 2-1 record with victories over Wright State, Mississippi Valley State, and a 3-2 loss to Murray State, who went undefeated. “It starts in practice,” head coach Travis Filar said. “We have to do the right […]

Men’s golf finishes 10th at Tar Heel Intercollegiate

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. -The men’s golf team finished in 10th place at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate in Chapel Hill, N.C., with a final score of 871. “Everybody played okay, but we just didn’t get that really good score a couple of the days,” head coach Mark Guhne said. “And so we ended up […]

Mocs football wins 42-6 on the road at Austin Peay

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By Zack Kirby, Clarksville, Tenn. — Head coach Russ Huesman needed a win for his Chattanooga football team before entering conference play, and he got it at Austin Peay. “We started off pretty fast with a couple of touchdowns, and obviously the one, long touchdown drive was huge to start the game off,” Huesman said. […]

UTC at Austin Peay football preview: Q & A with All State’s Corey Adams

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — After the disappointing 26-23 overtime loss to Jacksonville State in the home opener at Finley Stadium,  the Mocs football team gears up for this Saturday, as they head to Clarksville, Tenn., to face the Austin Peay Governors. This week, I caught up with sports writer Corey Adams, who covers […]