Zumbathon champions heart health with cardio, donations

Photo by Abigail Lewis

Students participate in the third annual UTC Zumbathon.

Claire Peeler, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The ARC encouraged students to “dance their hearts out” to raise awareness for heart disease during their 3rd annual Zumbathon. The ARC partnered with the American Heart Association and Go Red for Women for the 3-hour zumba party that happened on Tuesday, Feb. 24. The purpose of the charity event was […]

Football: Five Mocs participate in Pro Day


By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. – Scouts from over 25 NFL teams made the trip to the D1 Sports Training Facility in Chattanooga to watch and analyze five former Mocs football players. Marquis Green, Palmetto Fla., Faysal Shafaat, Orlando. Fla., Keon Williams, Chattanooga, Tommy Hudson, Moultrie, Ga., and Davis Tull, Knoxville, participated in drills that […]

Women’s Tennis: Mocs move to 7-1 this season


By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn. – The women’s tennis team improved to 7-1 this past weekend after sweeping their road match and topping it off with another win at home. The team traveled to Jacksonville State on Friday, Feb. 27 for their first outdoor match and swept the opponent, 7-0. “As a coach, you’re always a […]

Wrestling: UTC looks to defend SoCon title


By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. – The Chattanooga wrestling team looks to defend their Southern Conference crown at the league tournament Saturday in Asheville, N.C. The Mocs claimed the Southern Conference Regular Season title for the third time in a row and 10 out of the last 11. Additionally, this is Chattanooga’s 15th time winning the […]

Women’s Basketball: Mocs clinch SoCon regular season crown on Senior Day

Photo by Mallorie Bryan:  Ka'Vonne Towns finished she Senior Day with a big win over ETSU

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — A crowd of 3,309 witnessed the women’s basketball team complete their second straight undefeated Southern Conference season with a 64-42 win over ETSU. Ka’Vonne Towns, Lilburn, Ga., kicked off her senior day by knocking down three quick 3-pointers, helping the Mocs jump out to score the first 15 points of […]

Women’s basketball deserves better support

Editorial — The women’s basketball team is ranked No. 20 in the nation, and all roads are pointing to head coach Jim Foster winning his second straight Southern Conference Championship, along with another NCAA Tournament berth. They’ve beaten the likes of Villanova, Tennessee and Stanford, yet the student support at games is minimal. We at the […]

Running Mocs try to keep their focus on SoCon Championships

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. ­– The men and women’s track team prepare for the indoor Southern Conference Championships after a season that has been much different than any other before. The running Mocs were told that the men’s outdoor and indoor track team will be cut after this season in order for the university to […]

Women’s basketball will host Senior Day game against ETSU

Destiny Bramblett photo

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., —This senior day for the women’s basketball team will commemorate three seniors who have taken their own unique paths. Although all three were brought in under former coach Wes Moore, current coach Jim Foster has wasted no time in making a significant impact on their careers. Perhaps none more than […]

Women’s tennis Moc of the Week: Kaylene Chadwell

Chadwell photo

By Eric Sisson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Senior Kaylene Chadwell, Franklin, Tenn., found success at UTC and looks to finish her career on a high note. Chadwell is a member of the women’s tennis team, but she also serves as the Assistant Sports Editor of The University Echo along with the rest of the class load a […]

Mocs ‘dismantle’ ETSU


*Photos by Jenna Kalmon By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., –After the men’s basketball team defeated Mercer last Thursday in front of a large home crowd, the Mocs made sure to deliver a 67-59 win over East Tennessee State on Senior Night in front of a season-high crowd of 5,179. “The people in town are starting […]