Lady Mocs Soccer Travels To Appalachian State

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s soccer team will head to Boone, N.C., Friday for a Southern Conference matchup at Appalachian State. This will be the last meeting between the two schools within the confines of league play. The Mountaineers will become a member of the Sun Belt Conference next season.

The game is slated to kick off at 7 p.

m. Live stats and video streaming are available at GoMocs.com.

The Mocs posted a strong non-conference slate with a 4-3 mark, but have fallen through the last four matchups, all in league play, to drop to 4-7 overall. Chattanooga has scored 20 goals so far this season with 17 assists.

Junior Crystal Mackezyk leads the team with five goals and three assists for a team-high 13 points. Sophomore Clare Latham has four goals and three assists putting her second on the scoring charts with 11 points. Freshman Monica Speth has stepped up with three goals of her own along with three assists.

The Mocs lost sophomore Hannah Wyatt for the season after suffering an injury against Davidson at home. In goal, senior Taylor Mangrum has made 59 saves through nine games and seven starts with a 3-5 record. She has given up 19 goals for a 2.67 goals against average and has a .756 saves percentage. Sophomore Lauren Thomas has played more than 350 minutes in the net with 25 saves (.658) and given up 13 goals for a 1-2 record including a shutout.

The Mountaineers are unbeaten in league play with an overtime win against Davidson and a 3-1 victory against Georgia Southern. In the matches before that, ASU tied Elon 3-3 in double overtime as well as UNCG (1-1).

Samantha Childress leads App State with six goals while Julia Holz has a team-high 14 points with five goals and four assists. Jane Cline has chipped in three goals and an assist as well. The team has 18 goals and 15 assists. Megan Roberson has started nine games for ASU with 36 saves (.706) and given up 15 goals (1.55 GAA) while Amy Kolowsky has the team’s other two starts with eight saves (.727) and given up just three goals (1.47 GAA).



Chip Brindle Wins At Fort Payne Speedway

Chip Brindle of Dalton/Chatsworth, Georgia won his third United Crate Racing Alliance main event of the season,  Saturday  night at Fort Payne (AL) Motor Speedway. Turning back local favorite Kasey Hall of Geraldine, "Chipper" won the $2,500/40-lap feature race, while halting Hall's two-race series win streak.   Brindle in his  Team 17/Hill ... (click for more)

Smokies Snap Losing Streak Saturday With 6-4 Win Over Lookouts

KODAK, Tenn.  -- Charcer Burks, Andrew Ely and Daniel Spingola each had three hits, as the Tennessee Smokies beat the Chattanooga Lookouts 6-4 on Saturday. Chattanooga's loss and Montgomery's win Saturday gives the Lookouts a six game lead, and the magic number to clinch the second-half title remains at 11 games. Lookouts starter Fernando Romero (11-8) took the loss after ... (click for more)

Deborah Cox Of Graysville Dies After Wreck On Jones Gap Road

One person who was in critical condition after a wreck on Jones Gap Road has died. The victim was identified as Deborah Cox, of Graysville, Tn.  Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies, along with HCEMS and fire personnel, worked the accident near the 13,300 block of Jones Gap Road. Due to the crash, north and southbound Jones Gap Road were closed for a lengthy ... (click for more)

Excitement Builds As Tennessee Valley Prepares For Monday's Eclipse

Sandra Nicholson, director of the Edu-Care Daycare Center on Signal Mountain, is as ready for  Monday’s  historic solar eclipse as she’s ever going to be. It took some doing, she said, but she has finally enough pairs of NASA-certified solar safety glasses for everyone in her family.  She’s just one of the tens of thousands of Tennessee Valley area residents ... (click for more)

Mayor Invites Civil War II - And Response (18)

I just received an email from the Mayor stating that he filed paperwork to remove the city of Chattanooga as the trustee for the Confederate Cemetery on Third Street. I understand the Mayor's intent was to distance the city from it's racist past and subsequent hate, but I feel like this is an interesting move without much thought of the consequences. The Mayor prefaced his ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The New Mean

Until last Monday I believed nobody could ever hurt my feelings again. In the half-century I have been a writer I’ve had hundreds of people take swipes at me, been called more names, and received more hate mail than you can imagine. I also know the only way anyone can hurt you is for you to allow it and, brother, it is nigh impossible to get inside me. My defense mechanism is because ... (click for more)