UTC Women Finish Third In Cardinal Cup

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Jordan Britt (Chattanooga) and Emily McLennan (Queensland, Australia) led the Chattanooga Mocs women’s golf team to a third-place finish at the Cardinal Cup. Britt finished ninth at plus four (220), while McLennan tied for 10th at plus six (222).

McLennan had the low round of the day for UTC. Her one-over par 73 in windy conditions moved her 10 spots on the leaderboard after starting the day tied for 20th.

“Emily was solid today especially considering how little practice she’s had because of an ankle injury,” Head Coach Colette Murray shared. “I’m happy with the way she and Jordan played earning their top 10’s.”

Tuesday final round saw the Mocs turn in 307 for a 901 total. It is the second straight year the squad has finished third in the event.

“It’s not the start I was hoping for, but Louisville played really, really well across the board,” Murray added. “We struggled at our four and five positions. When a team plays like Louisville did, you have to be at the top of your game.

“The good news is we get to get right back out there this Friday in Knoxville and get back at it.”

Agathe Sauzon (Valence, France) ended up 25th for the Mocs shooting 11-over par 227. Isabella Loza (Bucaramanga, Colombia) rounded out the counters with a 232 total.

The Cardinals ran away with the event played on their home course. Their five-under par 859 topped runner-up Kansas by 22 at 881. UofL’s Laura Restrepo was the wire-to-wire winner at four-under 212. She won by a shot over her teammate Emily Haas and KU’s Yupaporn Kawinpakorn.

Chattanooga returns to action this weekend at the Mercedes-Benz Championship. This year’s event is at Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville. It opens Friday, September 13, and ends on Sunday with 18 holes played per day.


Complete 2014 Chickamauga Chase 15K & 5K Results

 ********** COMPLETE 15K RESULTS********** **** OVERALL FEMALE **** Place Name                     Ag Hometown             Guntime    ===== ======================== == ==================== ... (click for more)

Bryan Softball Team Fourth Seed In AAC Tournament

The Appalachian Athletic Conference released the bracket for the 2014 AAC Softball Tournament on Saturday, and Bryan is the No. 4 seed.  The Lions finished the regular-season 25-20 overall and 12-6 in the AAC. The tournament begins Tuesday at Domtar Park in Kingsport, Tenn. The tournament is an eight-team, double-elimination tournament.   Here are ... (click for more)

Man Shot On Cannon Avenue Early Saturday Morning

A man was shot early Saturday morning on Cannon Avenue. At approximately 5:30 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2300 Cannon Ave. for shots fired.  Shortly after receiving the call, officers learned that a victim arrived at a local hospital.  The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg and is undergoing treatment. The injury is not considered to be life-threatening.  ... (click for more)

Child Playing With Cigarette Lighter Starts $25,000 Mobile Home Fire

A child playing with a cigarette lighter started a mobile home fire on Saturday morning. At 9 a.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire at 6561 Cassie Lane. It took four fire companies about 10 minutes to get the fire under control. The fire was contained to one bedroom. No injuries were reported. Damage to the home is around $25,000. (click for more)

When The City Was Silent

I don't know how to say this without getting my head handed back to me on a platter as is often the usual case. But at least I no longer receive the hateful (even threatening) emails and insults I became accustomed to. So I'll just bite and say it: I honestly don't see anything expressed by the NSM that hasn't been said locally on some level at one time or another, and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: God Could Use You…

In the spring of 1968, this just before pro golfer Billy Casper would win six tournaments that year and be the leading money winner on the tour, the wildly-popular “Buffalo Bill” was in Japan playing some off-season tournaments. He was asked if he would like to visit some American soldiers who had been seriously wounded and Casper, ever the gentleman, said of course. As he melted ... (click for more)