Cross Country wraps up season in NCAAs

Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s cross country team finished 12th in the 2014 NCAA South Region meet  at the  Apalachee Race Course in Tallahassee, Fla. The Mocs had momentum on their side going into this meet after they claimed second at the Southern Conference Championships, led by senior Amanda Cotter, Bristol, Conn. She earned […]

Wrestling competes in Eastern Michigan Duals

By Eric Sisson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The wrestling team got the 2014 season rolling with an impressive performance in the Eastern Michigan Duals Saturday in Ypsilanti, Mich. The Mocs collected wins in all three of their matches against Michigan State, Northern Illinois and 25th ranked Kent State. “This is a great way to start the year,” […]

Q&A: Women’s basketball coach speaks on his young team

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Head coach Jim Foster will lead a young group of players in hopes of repeating as Southern Conference champions and gaining another NCAA tournament appearance.

Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Jim Foster is the UTC women’s head basketball coach and is in his second season at the helm of the program. He and the rest of the team plan to defend their Southern Conference title, despite losing five talented seniors from last year. Q: How anxious have the players been to […]

Mocs football rolls past Tennessee Tech 38-10

John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Mocs extended their winning streak to five after a convincing road victory against Tennessee Tech. Senior Jacob Huesman, Chattanooga, enjoyed another excellent game against the Golden Eagles. Huesman completed 21 of 27 passes for 234 yards and a career-tying four touchdown passes. He also led UTC in rushing with 96 […]

Get to know your Mocs: Justin Tuoyo

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Redshirt sophomore Justin Tuoyo, Fayetteville, Ga., fends off two Hiwassee defenders

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. –Redshirt sophomore Justin Tuoyo, Fayetteville, Ga., made his debut as a Chattanooga Moc Friday against Hiwassee. This was his first game in 18 months. “I was nervous at the beginning of the game trying to get a little bit of rust off,” Tuoyo said. “When the game kept going though, […]

Volleyball splits matches on Senior Weekend

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By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn. –The volleyball team finished the regular season 6-10 in the conference after a win against Wofford and a loss against Furman this weekend. The team swept Wofford 3-0 Friday but dropped a 3-0 match to Furman Saturday. “Wofford is a young team,” head coach Travis Filar said. “With that youth, […]

Men’s basketball wins convincing season opener

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Sophomore Greg Pryor, Memphis, posted 13 points in the Mocs season opener.

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Chattanooga men’s basketball team kicked off their Chaos 2.0 season with a convincing 110-53 win against Hiwassee Friday. “We were very reliant on one person last season,” head coach Will Wade said. “We don’t want to be that way this year, so it was nice to see the […]

UTC women’s basketball wins season debut

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. —Even though they are longtime friends, UTC head coach Jim Foster had the Mocs’s longest home-winning streak tested by Villanova head coach Harry Perretta. In the season opener for the Chattanooga Mocs women’s basketball team, sophomores Moses Johnson, Atlanta, Ga., and Jasmine Joyner, Southaven, Miss., gave clutch performances in their […]

Volleyball’s Green and Guzinski aim for wins on senior weekend

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The volleyball team has returned from a long road trip and will now set their sights on Wofford and Furman. For seniors Brianna Guzinski, Jacksonville, Fla., and Melissa Green, Boca Raton, Fla., these next two home matches will be the last time they will play in Maclellan Gym, and […]

Volleyball drops road match to UNCG

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Junior Briana Reid, Houston, Texas, recorded a team-high four kills in the third set against the UNCG Spartans.

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., —The volleyball team fell to 5-9 for the year after a tough four-set defeat on the road at UNC-Greensboro. The Mocs knew they were facing a tough opponent when they rode into Greensboro, N.C., and the Spartans gave UTC everything they bargained for. “They have a very high powered offense,” […]