Mocs Finished 14th At Carpet Capital Collegiate

Sunday, September 08, 2013

The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team finished the Carpet Capital Collegiate with a final round 297 (+9). It gave UTC a three-day total of 899 with a squad featuring four freshmen and a senior.

“Obviously we had greater expectations,” Head Coach Mark Guhne said. “We can make excuses, but I know the kind of team we have and for four freshmen to qualify, it shows our depth and what we capable of as a group.

“Overall I am really pleased with our final 36 holes,” Guhne continued. “I liked the way the young guys bounced back from a tough start. We’ll tee it up again next week and work to keep getting better.”

Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) led the Mocs with a three-round total of 220. He turned in cards of 71, 74 and 75 for his total. Wes Gosselin (Knoxville) and Stuart Thomas (Knoxville) were next up after Bunn at 227 with identical scores, just not in the same order. They both opened with 79s but shot 72 and 76 over the final 36 holes but on different days,

Ewan Scott (St. Andrews, Scotland) debuted with a 228 total. He was consistent with scores of 77, 75 and 76. Brooks Thomas (Chattanooga) rounded out the Mocs lineup at 234. He rebounded from an opening round 85 with cards of 75 and 74.

Georgia Tech swept team and individual wins. The Yellow Jackets shot 14-under par 850 for the win beating Georgia by six strokes (856). LSU was a distant third with an even-par 864.

Ollie Schniederjans was the wire-to-wire co-winner at -9 (207). UNC’s Bailey Patrick battled to the end finishing tying him on the final two holes. Schniederjans finished double-bogey/bogey after back-to-back birdies on 15 and 16. Patrick played the final four at one-under for the tie.

UTC returns to the tee a week from today at the Golfweek Conference Challenge. Chattanooga finished as runners-up in 2011 with Stephan Jaeger (2009-12) claiming his second win at Spirit Hollow Golf Clun in Burlington, Iowa. Follow @GoMocsMGLF on Twitter for updates.


Lookouts Open Series In Jackson With 3-2 Win.

JACKSON, TENN. (APRIL 19, 2014) - The Generals (9-7) had opened each of their first three series' with a win, but the Chattanooga Lookouts (6-10) spoiled that streak Saturday, with a 3-2 win over Jackson. The Generals lost despite out-hitting Chattanooga 6-5. Chattanooga took a 3-1 lead in the second inning and stayed ahead throughout the remainder of the contest. Jeremy Hazelbaker ... (click for more)

Isaac Pacheco, Jenn Stocks Win Chickamauga Chase 15K

The third time was the charm for 19-year-old Isaac Pacheco at the Chickamauga Chase. Pacheco had finished third for the last two years in this popular 15K race that’s been held at Chickamauga Battlefield for the past 46 years, but he was more than ready as he captured first place in the challenging 9.3-mile race with a time of 52 minutes, 36 seconds. Hugh Enicks, ... (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 - And Response

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: VW-UAW Fiasco Begins

One pundit who is awaiting the opening volleys of “The Volkswagen Hearings” is calling today’s start of the labor union fiasco at the Hamilton County Courthouse as fascism at its finest. That’s what you call it, he wrote in a fiery way, when the union, the employer and the president of the United States all line up on the same side. “And this push to eviscerate the legal rights ... (click for more)