Seven Lady Mocs softball players recognized by NFCA

By Christopher Earndhardt, Chattanooga, TN–Seven current and former members of the Lady Mocs softball team were awarded All-America Scholar-Athlete status earlier this month by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. From the 2014 roster, seniors Stephanie Rieck, from Chandler, Ariz., and Tyler Templet from Woodstock, Ga., were honored. Sophomores Anyssa Robles, from Lawrenceville, Ga., and Sam […]

Volleyball loses matches to Samford and Davidson


By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, TN–The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball team lost two matches against Samford and Davidson. Head coach Travis Filar said, “Obviously the results didn’t go the way we wanted them to. I thought we had opportunities in both matches.” First, UTC dropped a 1-3 loss to the Samford Bulldogs. Earlier this season, Chattanooga beat […]

UTC volleyball splits weekend matches against GSU, Citadel


Mette Kryger, Chattanooga,TN– The UTC Volleyball team claimed the second win over Citadel Oct. 27 after the football team won 28-24 earlier that afternoon. different line-ups and players to mix things up, which contributed to the win over Citadel. Friday the team played the number one team in the Southern Conference, Georgia Southern and suffered […]

Lady Mocs volleyball team goes 0-2 over the weekend

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Sophomore Catherine Chason, from Alpharetta, Ga., serves for UTC.

Connor Stevens, Chattanooga, Tenn. – The UTC Lady Mocs volleyball team went 0-2 over the weekend against Appalachian State and Western Carolina. First, the Lady Mocs took on Appalachian State and the two teams provided Maclellan Gym with an exciting game from. The match began with the Lady Mocs’ victory in their first set in […]

Lady Mocs Volleyball picks up first Southern Conference win

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Sophomore Juliimar Alvarado, from San Juan, Puerto Rico, spikes the ball during a home match. She led the Lady Mocs with ten kills against Wofford Sept. 28.

Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn.-The Lady Mocs volleyball team picked up their first Southern Conference win Sept. 28 against Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. “We had a really tough preseason and we didn’t get the results we thought we could or should have gotten,” head coach Travis Filar said. “The most important thing was getting to conference […]

Lady Mocs volleyball competes in home tournament


Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn.-The volleyball team kicked off their home tournament against the University of Tennessee Lady Vols with a record crowd of 1,532 in attendance. Head coach Travis Filar said, “The Tennessee coach even complimented on our crowd and our kids and our fight and being able to play in that environment. That’s what […]

Volleyball team drops first three matches on the road


Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, TN.-The UTC volleyball team dropped three matches at the first tournament of the season in Atlanta, Ga. “I really loved how we responded and how we played and how we fought,” head coach Travis Filar said. The Lady Mocs began the weekend against the College of Charleston Cougars, last year’s Southern Conference champions, […]

UTC Volleyball team sets up for long season

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Mette Kryger, Chattanooga, Tenn.-The volleyball team kicks off their season Aug. 30, at the Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta, Ga., playing against College of Charleston at noon. The College of Charleston was the first team the Mocs lost to at last year’s Conference Tournament. “It will be great to see them again, and get some […]

Lady Mocs drop three sets, looks ahead to upcoming matches

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, TN–The Lady Mocs Volleyball team (8-13, 2-4 in SoCon) dropped three straight sets (25-17, 25-17, 25-19) to the Elon Phoenix (9-11, 2-3 in SoCon) on Friday night. Now that the team is in in the flow of conference season, Coach Travis Filar gave an in-depth description of what the team’s mentality […]

Lady Mocs end undefeated home game record

Digging it defensively

By Adam Stephens, Chattanooga, Tenn.–It was a busy weekend for the UTC Lady Mocs volleyball team, as they took on both Appalachian State Mountaineers and the Western Carolina Catamounts. Friday night the Lady Mocs looked to extend their undefeated record at home against both Appalachian State and Western Carolina. They went into the ASU game […]