Kentucky transfer Katie Henderson enjoys new pitching role

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By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn. - Sophomore softball player Katie Henderson, Hixson, Tenn., is enjoying her teammates and the amount of playing time she gets after transferring from Kentucky. “I love it,” Henderson said. “It’s been a great transition and Chattanooga is my hometown, so it’s great to be back.” Henderson received a scholarship from Kentucky […]

Pitcher Taylor Deason credits the “drop ball” to her strong season

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., Right-handed pitcher Taylor Deason, Clarksville, Tenn., is coming off of a strong performance after winning Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week from March 17-23. The Lady Mocs are currently second in the SoCon standings, and the junior’s pitching, especially the drop ball, has been a major factor for UTC along with […]

Lady Mocs softball sweeps Frost Classic

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn.—— In the annual Frost Classic, the host Lady Mocs softball team went 5-0 over the weekend. UTC opened the tournament last Friday, with a 3-1 win over Butler University and a 5-2 victory against Northwestern State later that night. The following day, UTC was led by four sophomore Lady Mocs […]

Lady Mocs softball opens season at UCF Invitational

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn., –  Chattanooga’s softball team dropped their first four games of the spring season at the UCF Knights Invitational in Orlando, Fla. Head coach Frank Reed said, “We had to play through a lot of inclement weather. I think two of the games we played it was raining through the entire […]

Lady Mocs sweep road games at Western Carolina

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Out of the park: Sam Taylor, a freshman from Chickamauga, Ga., bats in two teamates in the same inning helping overcome WCU.

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, TN—Last weekend, the Chattanooga women’s softball team completed a three game sweep at Western Carolina to improve their record to 21-16 (6-3 in SoCon). On Friday night, the Lady Mocs held off the Catamounts with a 7-5 victory, despite a comeback from their opponent. Both teams were tied at 1-1 before […]

Chattanooga beats Murray State, wins two out of three in conference play against App State

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By Adam Stephens, Chattanooga, TN—The Chattanooga softball team beat Murray State last week, and in a three-game conference against Appalachian State, won two out of three games. There was no traveling for the Lady Mocs this week, giving them the home field advantage for four consecutive games. The Lady Mocs opened their first home game […]

Lady Mocs softball takes home championship in Mercer Bear Classic

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Out of the park: Senior Sara Poteat, from Thomaston, Ga.,  had two hits in the game against Northern Kentucky for the tournament championship. Poteat also contributed a run in the 5-2 victory Sunday afternoon in Macon, Ga. The team is off to Florida this weekend.

By Matthew Cates, Chattanooga, TN—The Lady Mocs softball team wrapped up a successful weekend by capturing the Mercer Bear Classic championship Sunday afternoon in Macon, Ga. Chattanooga won three out of five games in a field that included Northern Kentucky, Central Arkansas and host Mercer University. “When you win something like this it’s always big […]

Women’s tennis continues winning streak against UT Martin

By Natalie Powers, Chattanooga, TN—The women’s tennis team continued its winning streak with a 7-0 against UT Martin’s Lady Skyhawks. The Lady Mocs played outside for their first time this year and improved their record to 6-0 with their school-record fifth sequential shutout. The Lady Mocs have been serving it up on the courts, holding […]

Softball team claims three victories at second tournament of the season

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By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, TN—The Lady Mocs softball team clinched three out of four wins at the Auburn University Tigers Invitational this past weekend. Chattanooga’s second tournament of the season was in Auburn, Ala. The Lady Mocs competed against Kansas, Indiana State, Tennessee State and Auburn. Auburn went into the invitational with a 6-0 record. […]

Softball team prepares to open season

By Matthew Cates, Chattanooga, TN—When the Lady Mocs softball team opens the season on Feb. 8, they will be searching for two things: offense and experience. With 12 new players on the roster this year—nine freshmen and three transfers—the team will rely heavily on seniors Sara Poteat, from Thomaston, Ga., Ninjja Suetsugu, from Sao Paulo, […]