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 […]

Women’s tennis Moc of the Week: Kaylene Chadwell

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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 […]

Women’s Tennis: Mocs remain perfect in regular season

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By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., —The women’s tennis team remained unbeaten after a 5-2 win over Lipscomb last weekend. The unscathed Mocs have outscored their opponents 31-4 this season. The Mocs are playing with a certain chemistry right now, fighting hard against Lipscomb in Nashville to come away with the win. “We are playing solid […]

Men’s Tennis: UTC looks to improve after slow start this season

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The men’s tennis team was unable to take the win against Eastern Kentucky after losing the singles matches despite starting off with the doubles win on Thursday, Feb. 12. “It was a very, very close match and a five hour battle with both teams playing at an extremely high level,” […]

Men’s tennis falls in two nail-biting matches

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By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The men’s tennis team dropped both of their weekend matches at the hands of Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech. “The match was on our racquet today,” head coach Carlos Garcia said after UTC’s 4-3 loss to Jacksonville State. “I think we’re getting tougher; we’re putting ourselves in some real pressure […]

Tennis: Men and women return home after weekend road victories


By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s tennis team remained undefeated with a 5-2 victory over Eastern Kentucky. UTC is off to a fantastic start this season having outscored their opponents 19-2 in the last three matches. They wasted no time building an early lead in the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles. Senior Kaylene […]

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 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. […]