UTC's Nicholson Named To Wrestling All-SoCon Team

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Chattanooga Wrestling’s Drew Nicholson notched his first career preseason All-SoCon accolade. The reigning Southern Conference Champion at 165 pounds was named to the Preseason All-SoCon Team, the league office on Thursday afternoon.  

Nicholson went 13-5 overall last season, 9-3 in dual action and 6-2 in SoCon matches. After winning the tournament as the No. 3 seed, he was named the SoCon Tournament Most Outstanding Wrestler.  

The Memphis native earned the No.
26 seed at the NCAA Tournament and defeated Penn State’s No. 23 Joe Lee (10-4).  

Appalachian State was named the preseason favorite with 62 points and six first-place votes. The reigning Southern Conference Champion, Campbell, came in a close second with 59 points and three first-place votes. The Mocs rounded out the top three with 50 points.  

App State led all teams with five selections on the Preseason All-SoCon Team, while Campbell had three. Chattanooga and The Citadel both completed the poll with one player on the squad.   

The 2021-22 Chattanooga Wrestling season gets underway with the Blue and Gold Scrimmage on Saturday, Oct. 30 prior to the homecoming football game vs. Furman. The scrimmage is slated to begin at 10 a.m. in the First Horizon Pavilion.  

The squad will kick off the regular season with a dual at home on Nov. 6 vs. Cumberland. To purchase season tickets, click here.  

Lee Lady Flames Place Four On All-South First Team

UTC"S Smith Named SoCon Student-Athlete Of The Week

Lee's Bischoff, Navarro Named To D2 College Commissioners All-South Region Team


The Lee Lady Flames led the region with four first team selections on the 2021 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Women's Soccer All-South Region Teams after posting an ... (click for more)

The accolades grow this week for Chattanooga Mocs men's basketball sophomore guard Malachi Smith as he has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week (Nov. 17-23) following ... (click for more)

Lee men's soccer defender Jeremy Bischoff and forward Fabian Navarro were named to the D2 College Commissioner's Association All-South Region teams the organization announced on Tuesday. The ... (click for more)



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Lee Lady Flames Place Four On All-South First Team

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UTC"S Smith Named SoCon Student-Athlete Of The Week

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The I-75/I-24 Interchange Disaster - And Response (4)

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Roy Exum: The New Samaritan

The stranger at the door was shivering and cold. He asked to use the phone to summon an Uber driver. He was barefoot and said he was homeless, so Daniel Rider loaned him a coat so the man would get warm faster. As they talked, Rider even made him a sandwich. All the while the stranger was polite, cognizant and did not appear nervous or troubled. Then the police surrounded the house ... (click for more)