Mocs Soccer Team Travels to UNCG Saturday In SoCon Tournament Opener

Friday, October 27, 2017
 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s soccer team earned a first round bye and will head to Greensboro, N.C., to take on the No. 3 UNCG Spartans Saturday evening in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Conference Tournament.
The Mocs defeated Wofford 1-0 in the season finale last weekend and earned the No. 6 seed and an automatic trip to the quarterfinals. Chattanooga is 5-9-4 overall and wrapped up league play at 3-4-2. The Mocs earned wins over Wofford, Western Carolina and The Citadel and played to draws against UNCG and Mercer.

No. 6 Chattanooga at No. 3 UNCG
Saturday, October 28 | 7:00 p.m.
Greensboro, N.C.
Chattanooga closed out the regular season with a win and a No. 6 seed in the Southern Conference Tournament. Chattanooga is 5-9-4 overall and 3-4-2 in leauge play. The Mocs have allowed 28 goals this season and recorded five shutouts.
Chloe Arnold leads UTC with 14 points and seven goals. She recorded a hat trick in the Mocs’ win over The Citadel on the road. Jordan Mueller recorded her first game winning goal of the year with UTC’s win over Wofford in the season finale. She has 13 points, five goals and three assists. Catherine Meyer is third on the team in scoring with two goals, both game winners, and one assist for five points. Bailey Coppedge and Melia Correa have combined for 98 saves this season (.778) and a 1.46 GAA allowing just 28 goals this season. They each have three shutouts and have combined for five wins and four ties.

The Mocs are 1-8 in the Southern Conference Tournament. UTC defeated ETSU 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the 2003 tournament to advance to the semifinals, falling to Furman. Chattanooga’s best seed in the tournament was No. 4 in 2003. The Mocs have earned the No. 6 seed in back-to-back years and the third time overall. UTC is 0-1 against UNCG. The Spartans were the No. 3 seed in 2005, defeating the No. 6 Mocs 2-0 in Greensboro. UTC is 0-3 in the first round, 1-4 in the quarterfinals and 0-1 in the semifinals.


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