Western Carolina Holds Off Mocs Volleyball 3-2

Friday, September 22, 2017
The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball team suffered a tough 3-2 (25-21, 25-22, 21-25, 21-25, 15-9) loss on the opening day of Southern Conference play in Maclellan Gymnasium. The loss marks the first back-to-back losses at home since Sept. 26, 2014 and the first loss to WCU in Maclellan since Oct. 5, 2013.
 
The Mocs fall to 7-8, 0-1 on the season and have lost their last five. Western Carolina improves to 6-9 and 1-1 in Southern Conference play after falling on the road to ETSU on Tuesday.

 
Chattanooga registered more kills than WCU at a 69-58 advantage but the Catamounts hit for a .201 percentage and out-blocked the Mocs 12.0 – 9.0. In the fifth and final set, Western Carolina totaled nine kills on a .269 percentage and sided-out at a 100% clip (9-for-9).
 
The Mocs held WCU to a combined .106 hitting percentage in the third and fourth sets, both Chattanooga set victories, while UTC hit at an even .200.
 
Chattanooga returns to Southern Conference action tomorrow against UNCG at 6 p.m. in Maclellan Gymnasium. The match will be broadcasted LIVE on GoMocs.com.
 


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