2011-12 SPORT-BY-SPORT RECAP the Year. Fuzzard was named an All-American by College Sports Madness. • A record nine Lady Mocs were deemed All-SoCon selections, sending four starters to the first team and five to the second team. Junior Sara Poteat went on to be named to the NFCA All-Southern Region first team while Fuzzard and junior Kasey Tydingco were second team selections. • The Lady Mocs .347 batting average was a national-best for the second year in a row. Chattanooga’s 1.91 doubles per game also led the nation. • In addition to being named to the All-SoCon second team, pitcher Taylor Deason, third baseman Sarah Beth Roberts and outfielder Cheyenne Willis were also recognized on the all-freshman team. • Head Coach Frank Reed claimed his 900th career win with a victory over Western Carolina and notched his 400th school win with a 12-1 topping of Bethune-Cookman. Men’s Tennis (Carlos Garcia, head coach) - 14-9, 4-6 SoCon/8th • The Mocs went 14-9 in 2011, including a 4-6 mark in Southern Conference action. It was the most wins for the program since 2007 and the most league wins for UTC since going 5-4 in 2007. UTC has increased its win total in each of the last three years. • Junior Manuel Barroetavena led UTC with a 21-8 overall record. The March SoCon Player of the Month went 9-1 in SoCon matches and won 14 of his last 16 singles contests. • Junior Roberto Vieira is a three-time All-SoCon performer who battled a nagging foot injury over the last month of the season. He went 14-12 overall and 10-8 in the spring at No. 1. He earned second team All-SoCon honors for his play this season. • Junior Jackson Tresnan had a 14-8 singles record, all in spring action. He had a nine-match winning streak earlier in the year that won him SoCon Player of the Month honors for February. He was 10-5 at the No. 5 position. • Tresnan represented the Mocs on the SoCon All-Academic team while Parfitt and Crofford were ITA Scholar-Athletes. The Mocs return their entire starting lineup for the 2012-13 season. Women’s Tennis (Jeff Clark, head coach) - 16-6, 6-4 SoCon/4th • The Lady Mocs went 16-6 in 2012. It was the most wins for the program since 1999. The 6-4 mark and fourth-place finish in the Southern Conference make up the best showings in the league since 2001. • Junior Jenna Nurik led the team with a career-high 24-12 singles record, including 15-7 at No. 1. She earned All-SoCon recognition for her singles play for the third year in a row, making the first team for the second time. • Kaylene Chadwell won her last nine singles matches to finish with a 23-10 overall singles record. She was named the 2012 SoCon Freshman of the Year after posting an 8-2 mark in league matches. • The Lady Mocs were just as impressive in the classroom, setting a program record with a 3.66 team g.p.a. in the spring. Four of the eight team members Nurik, Chadwell, senior Brianna Wishing and freshman Claire Mulyadi - posted a 4.0 in the spring semester. • Flynn, Nurik, Chadwell, Wishing and senior Shaina Singh all earned ITA Scholar-Athlete recognition. Indoor/Outdoor Track & Field (Bill Gautier, head coach) Men (6th-In/6th-Out) • Women (9th-In/10th-Out) • Senior Chris Berry shattered the school record in the Outdoor Track 10,000 meter by more than one minute with a 29:17.72 at the Stanford Invitational. He earned an automatic bid to the NCAA East Region Meet and was named all-conference in the 5000 meter at Outdoor championships. • Junior Lucas Cotter claimed the SoCon title in the 3000M at the SoCon Indoor Championships with a school record 8:09.89. He also earned all-conference in the 5000M at the SoCon Indoors. • Senior Emmanuel Kirwa and junior Mark Cole were all-conference in the SoCon Outdoor Track 10,000M race finishing second and third, respectively. Amanda Sumner was all-conference in the 5000M at the Indoor Championships and the 1500M at the Outdoor Championships.
• Rookies Dezerick Frazier (400m) Taylor Pannell (High Jump) Patrick O’Brien (1500m) and Keeley Stewart (10,000m) were named to the SoCon All-Freshman team. • Senior Chris Berry was named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team. The men tied for No. 3 in the nation with a 3.45 team g.p.a., while the women were 25th with a 3.40. Volleyball (Travis Filar, head coach) - 6-26, 3-13 SoCon/6th North • Christina Teter was named to the CoSIDA Capitol One Academic All-District III First Team. • Sophomore Jennifer Kuroski led the Mocs in kills with 356 last season. Her 2.83 kills per set average puts her in Chattanooga’s top 10 all-time in the catagory. • Freshman Melissa Green finished second among Mocs in total digs with 399, averaging 3.53 digs per set. • Despite suffering a season-ending injury, senior Ellie Kuhn finished her four-year career as the single-season block assists record holder at Chattanooga, with 103 in 2009, and is second all-time with an average of 0.91 blocks per set at UTC. • Junior Paula Passmore tallied 432 digs to lead the Mocs in the catagory. The 2010 SoCon Libero of the Year ranks fourth all-time at UTC in digs with 1632 and is currently second all-time at Chattanooga in digs per set with a 5.16 average. Wrestling (Heath Eslinger, head coach) - 11-9, 5-0 SoCon/1st • T65th NCAAs • The Mocs posted a 12-6 overall record and went 5-1 in the Southern Conference. UTC won its 27th SoCon title with a victory at the SoCon Tournament hosted in McKenzie Arena. • Chattanooga sent five wrestlers to the NCAA Championships, including Nick Soto (133), Dean Pavlou (149), Dan Waddell (157) and Brandon Wright (165) who all won their weight at the SoCon Tournament. Levi Clemons was a late addition at 174 as an at-large bid. • Nick Soto was named the SoCon Freshman of the Year after a stellar rookie campaign with the Mocs. He won the SoCon title at 133 and finished with a 25-8 overall record. • Dean Pavlou spent most of the season as the backup to senior Kelly Felix. He finally beat Felix out the week before the SoCon Championships, capitalizing on his opportunity with his second SoCon title at 149. • The Mocs ranked No. 13 in the nation with a 3.15 team g.p.a. according to the NWCA.
2011-12 CHATTANOOGA ACCOLADES
SoCon Champions (3) Men’s GolfT Women’s GolfT WrestlingT R-Regular Season • T-Tournament
Postseason/NCAA Participants (7) Women’s Basketball (WNIT) Men’s Cross Country Women’s Cross Country Men’s Golf Women’s Golf Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Wrestling All-Americans (3) Wes Dothard - Football - 3rd Team Stephen Jaeger - Men’s Golf - 1st Team Michelle Fuzzard - Softball - 3rd Team SoCon Athletes of the Year (2) Michelle Fuzzard - Softball Stephan Jaeger - Men’s Golf
SoCon Individual Champions (7) Jordan Britt - Women’s Golf Lucas Cotter - Indoor 3000M Stephan Jaeger - Men’s Golf Dean Pavlou - Wrestling 149 Nick Soto - Wrestling 133 Dan Waddell - Wrestling 157 Brandon Wright - Wrestling 165 SoCon Freshmen of the Year (3) Kaylene Chadwell - Women’s Tennis Terrell Robinson - Football Nick Soto - Wrestling SoCon Coach of the Year (1) Mark Guhne - Men’s Golf Academic All-SoCon (59) All-SoCon (36) SoCon All-Freshman (18)
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