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 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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Track and field opens season at ETSU Invitational

John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Both the men’s and women’s teams finished at and near the top of the pack as the track and field season began at the ETSU Invitational. The men’s Distance Medley Relay led by senior John Gilpin, from Nashville, took first place on the final day of the competition, finishing with a […]

Men’s tennis drops opening matches

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Junior Nick Wingord, Buenos Aires, Argentina, will compete for a top spot.

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Men’s tennis fell to Middle Tennessee State, 6-1, in the season opener Saturday, Jan. 17. The Mocs are now 11-18 all-time against MTSU and haven’t had a win against the Blue Raiders since 1988. The Mocs won the first point in doubles, but were not able to compete against the […]

Q&A: Women’s tennis coach discusses his team’s experience

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Kelsey Coots, Huntsville, Ala., will return for her junior season.

By Eric Sisson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The UTC women’s tennis team led by head coach Jeff Clark has mounted back-to-back 18-win seasons. However, they fell short of their main goal of winning the conference championship. After a third-place finish in 2014 and eight of nine players returning from that group, expectations are high for Clark’s squad. […]

Wrestling shuts out Campbell 46-0

By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The UTC wrestling team delivered a dominant performance at Maclellan Gym, routing conference opponent Campbell 46-0. The Mocs only allowed three takedowns in five matches, while scoring two pins and a major decision.  Campbell’s competition was hindered after only dressing five wrestlers and forfeiting at 125, 133, 141, 149 and […]