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TABLE OF CONTENTS

2012-13 2012-13 Outlook............................................28-30 2012-13 Schedule................................................31 Roster/Breakdown....................................... 32-33 TV-Radio Roster...................................................34

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Table of Contents....................................................1 Credits........................................................................1 Qucik Facts........................................................... 2-3 Athletics Staff Directory........................................3 Media Information............................................. 4-5 Inside Chattanooga Basketball............................5 On the Air with the Lady Mocs...........................5 The UTC Experience.........................................6-9 Big Game Winners..........................................10-11 Coast-to-Coast Champions..........................12-13 Mocs Success..................................................14-15 The McKenzie Arena.................................... 16-17 Chattanooga - The University....................18-19 Chattanooga - The Scenic City...................20-21 Sports Medicine...................................................22 Facilities..................................................................23 Lawson Center...............................................24-25 Academics..............................................................26

Kayla Freeman.........................................50-51 Ka’Vonne Towns.....................................52-53 Newcomers Ashlen Dewart........................................54-55 Tatianna Jackson...........................................56 Alicia Payne.................................................... 57 Nike Ad.............................................................58 COACHING STAFF Head Coach Wes Moore...............................................60-63 Associate Head Coach Nikki Blassingame........................................64 Assistant Coaches Mike Murray...................................................65 Katie Burrows................................................66 LADY MOCS STAFF Team Managers................................................... 67 Athletic Trainer..................................................... 67 Support Staff.........................................................68 Interim University Chancellor Dr. Grady Bogue.............................................69 University Administration...........................69 Interim Director of Athletics Laura Herron..................................................70 Athletics Administration..............................70 Athletics Department Staff.................................71 What’s A Moc?.....................................................72

The Southern Conference.................................82

2011-12 Year-in-Review....................................................84 PLAYERS Game-by-Game Superlatives...........................85 Veterans Overall/SoCon Box..............................................86 Kayla Christopher....................................36-37 Game-by-Game Comparisons.......................... 87 Kylie Lambert..........................................38-39 Box Scores......................................................88-93 Alex Black..................................................40-41 Season Highs-Lows............................................94 Destiny Bramblett...................................42-43 2012-13 OPPONENTS Final Standings/SoCon Review.......................95 Meghan Downes.....................................44-45 Opponents....................................................... 74-80 In the SoCon Standings.....................................96 Faith Dupree.............................................46-47 Travel......................................................................80 Taylor Hall................................................48-49 SoCon Tournament...............................................81 CHATTANOOGA HISTORY BOOK SoCon-NCAA Honors..................................98-99 Postseason Results...................................100-101 2012-13 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CREDITS The Last Time... .................................................102 Special thanks to Becky Worley of Classic Cabinetry on Broad Street Miscellaneous Records....................................103 for help in locating the set for the 2012-13 Lady Mocs Basketball media Team Game Records........................................104 guide cover photo. Team Season Records.....................................105 Special thanks to Marn Ball for the use of her kitchen as the setting for Individual Records...................................106-109 the 2012-13 Chattanooga Women’s Basketball media guide cover. The Lady Mocs are looking to regain the Southern Conference title and are putting All-Time Letterwinners....................................110 together the “Recipe for Success”. Lady Mocs by the Numbers............................111 The 2011-12 Women’s Basketball media guide was designed, written 1,000-Point Club........................................112-113 and edited by Assistant Director of Athletics Communications and Media Annual Leaders..........................................114-115 Relations Anne Wehunt using Adobe Creative Suites 5, InDesign and Photoshop. Assitance provided by the Athletics Communications staff Class Records.....................................................115 including Assistant Athletics Director Dr. Jay Blackman, Assistant Director Year-by-Year Results............................... 116-122 Jim Horten, Student Assistant Tyler Brown and intern Janay Roberson. Coaching Records..............................................123 Editorial assistance provided by Pam Henry. Special editorial assistance vs. All Opponents......................................124-125 provided by Head Coach Wes Moore and his staff Associate Head Coach Nikki West and assistants Mike Murray and Katie Burrows. Photos by Results vs. All Opponents.......................126-128 David Humber, Sideline Sports Photography, WG Sports Photos, Jim Hyatt Mocs Mission......................................................129 Photography, Dale Rutemyer and Laura O’Dell. Cover photo by David 2011-12 Sports Recaps........................... 130-131 Humber. Graphic Design by April Cox, Graphic Design Manager of the UTC Hall of Fame........................................................132 Relations Department. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an equal opportunity/ UTC Mocs Club..........................................133-135 affirmative action/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA Institution. GoMocs.com........................................................136

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QUICK FACTS ATHLETICS DIRECTORY NAME EXTENSION Department Phone (423) 425-4495 Department Fax (423) 425-2160 Ticket Office (423) 266-6627 Sr. Associate AD/SWA (Interim AD) Laura-Herron@utc.edu Sr. Associate AD/Internal Ops Matt-Pope@utc.edu Sr. Associate AD/Dev. & Sales Andrew-Horton@utc.edu Associate AD/Student Srvs Emily-Blackman@utc.edu Associate AD/Comm. & Marketing Jay-Blackman@utc.edu Assistant AD/Facilities & Equipment Mike-Royster@utc.edu Strength & Conditioning Scott-Brincks@utc.edu Director of Sports Medicine Todd-Bullard@utc.edu Director Major Gifts Jay-Harris@utc.edu Director of Marketing Erika-Lerum@utc.edu Director of Compliance Terry-Porter@utc.edu Director of Creative Services Owen-Seaton@utc.edu Director of Tickets Geoff-Wilcox@utc.edu Director of the Mocs Club Caleb-Whitted@utc.edu Administrative Assistant Teresa-Adcox Asst. Strength & Conditioning Jeffrey-Andrews Assistant Athletic Trainer Joe-Baugham@utc.edu Administrative Assistant Melissa-Cate@utc.edu MocsVision Production Coordinator Leah-Gill@utc.edu Assistant Athletic Trainer Bryan-Gray@utc.edu Administrative Assistant Anne-Jay@utc.edu Asst. Director Mocs Club Ryan-Lowe@utc.edu Assistant Athletic Trainer Jessica-Pierce@utc.edu Academic Advisor Rhonda-Reynolds@utc.edu Assistant Equipment and Facilities Kyle-Ryan@utc.edu Assistant Athletic Trainer David-P-Snyder@utc.edu Academic Advisor Lisa-Tarr@utc.edu Administrative Assistant Cheri-Thomas@utc.edu Assistant Athletic Trainer Matt-Tipton@utc.edu Academic Advisor Lindsey-Wendorf@utc.edu Assistant Ticket Operations Brian-Millican@utc.edu Asst. Strength & Conditioning Cara-VanDorn@utc.edu

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Laura Herron (423) 425-4583 Matt Pope (423) 425-2158 Andrew Horton (423) 425-5285 Dr. Emily Blackman (423) 425-2007 Dr. Jay Blackman (423) 425-5292 Mike Royster (423) 425-4567 Scott Brincks (423) 425-5293 Todd Bullard (423) 425-4740 Jay Harris (423) 425 Erika Lerum (423) 425-2257 Terry Porter (423) 425-5557 Owen Seaton (423) 425-2122 Geoff Wilcox (423) 425-5273 Caleb Whitted (423) 425-4773 Teresa Adcox (423) 425-4494 Jeff Andrews (423) 425-5659 Joe Baugham (423) 425-4275 Melissa Cate (423) 425-4444 Leah Gill (423) 425-5656 Brian Gray (423) 425-4275 Anne Jay (423) 425-4073 Ryan Lowe (423) 425-2257 Jessica Pierce (423) 425-4275 Rhonda Reynolds (423) 425-5645 Kyle Ryan (423) 425-5717 Dave Snyder (423) 425-4275 Lisa Tarr (423) 425-5562 Cheri Thomas (423) 425-4592 Matt Tipton (423) 425-4275 Lindsey Wendorf (423) 425-5584 Brian Millican (423) 425-4780 Cara Van Dorn (423) 425-5658

MOCS SPORTS PROPERTIES 423-425-5800 Hank Cobb hcobb@mocssportsproperties.com CJ Recher crecher@mocssportsproperties.com Erin Wehde ewehde@mocssportsproperties.com

GENERAL INFORMATION Institution...........................................The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Preferred Name............................................................................... Chattanooga Short Form..................................................................................................... UTC Please DO NOT use UT-Chattanooga, Tennessee-Chattanooga or Tenn.-Chatt Location..................................................................................... Chattanooga, Tenn. Founded................................................................ 1886 at Chattanooga University Enrollment..................................................................................................... 11,436 Colors (PMS)....................................Navy Blue (295), Old Gold (124) & Silver (429) Nickname................................................................................................ Lady Mocs Mascot........................................................................................................ Scrappy Facility (Capacity)......................................................The McKenzie Arena (10,526) Affiliation.......................................................................................... NCAA Divsion I Conference................................................................................................ Southern Time Zone..................................................................................................... Eastern Press Row Phone................................................................................423.756.5476 ADMINISTRATION Interim Chancellor.......................................................................... Dr. Grady Bogue UT System President....................................................................... Dr. Joe DiPietro Faculty Athletics Representative.................................................Dr. Debbie Ingram Interim Athletics Director/SWA...........................................................Laura Herron Senior Associate Athletics Director/Finance & Internal Ops................... Matt Pope Senior Associate Athletics Director/Development & Sales............. Andrew Horton Associate Athletics Director/Student Support Services............ Dr. Emily Blackman Associate Athletics Director/Communications & Marketing....................... Dr. Jay Blackman Assistant Athletics Director/Facilities & Equipment............................ Mike Royster Athletics Department Phone..............................................................423.425.4495 McKenzie Arena Box Office................................................................423.266.6672 Athletics Department Website............................................................GoMocs.com COACHING STAFF Head Coach........................................................................................... Wes Moore Alma Mater................................................................................ Tennessee, 1986 Career Record/Years.................................................................529-165/22 years Chattanooga Record/Years.......................................................329-109/14 years Associate Head Coach..................................................Nikki West (Clemson, 2000) Assistant Coach......................................... Mike Murray (Appalachian State, 2003) Assistant Coach................................................ Katie Burrows (Chattanooga, 2004) ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA RELATIONS Jay Blackman, Associate Athletics Director/Communications............423.425.5292 (Football, Wrestling, M/W Tennis)...................................Jay-Blackman@utc.edu Anne Wehunt, Assistant Director.......................................................423.425.4618 (Women’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer, M/W Cross Country, M/W Track) Cell..................................................................................................423.933.5764 Email...............................................................................Anne-Wehunt@utc.edu Jim Horten, Assistant Director............................................................423.425.2350 (Men’s Basketball, M/W Golf)........................................James-Horten@utc.edu Tyler Brown, Student Assistant..........................................................423.425.2116 (Volleyball, Softball)................................................... Tyler-Brown@mail.utc.edu Mailing Address................. 615 McCallie Ave, Dept. 3503, Chattanooga, TN 37403 Shipping Address...........................................................McKenzie Arena Room 132 ...................................................................................................... 720 East 4th St ........................................................................................ Chattanooga, TN 37403


QUICK FACTS

2011-12 IN REVIEW Overall Record.................................................................................................22-10 Southern Conference Record/Finish..........................................................16-4/3rd SoCon Tournament..............................................................................................1-1 First Round...................................................................................................... Bye Quarterfinals......................................................................... def. Furman (60-38) Semifinals......................................................... fell to Appalachian State (77-52) WNIT...................................................................................................................0-1 First Round..................................................................... Fell to Memphis (60-59) 2011-12 PREVIEW Starters Returning/Lost...................................................................................... 3/2 Letterwinners Returning/Lost............................................................................ 9/5 Key Returners Kayla Christopher, 5-9, Sr., G............................................... Oliver Springs, Tenn. • Starting guard............................................................. 9.4 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 2.3 apg • All-Conference Taylor Hall, 6-1, Jr., G........................................................... New Tazewell, Tenn. • Starting Forward............................ 9.1 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 1.1 apg, 24 blocked shots • All-Conference • All-Tournament Kylie Lambert, 5-11, Sr., G.............................................................. Etowah, Tenn. • Starting guard............................................................. 8.6 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 1.4 apg Key Players Lost Whitney Hood, 6-2, F................................................................... Meridian, Miss. • Starting forward.....................................................12.7 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 49.4 FG% • Southern Conference All-Conference - Coaches • Southern Conference All-Conference First Team Media • Led SoCon in field goal percentage Tenisha Townsend........................................................................... Antioch Tenn. • Starting point guard.................................................... 4.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 2.7 apg Letterwinners Returning Alex Black, 5-7, G........................................................................ Memphis, Tenn. Destiny Bramblett, 5-11, F..................................................................Radcliff, Ky. Meghan Downes, 5-9, G.................................................................. Fairburn, Ga. Taylor Hall, 6-1, F................................................................. New Tazewell, Tenn. Faith Dupree, 6-3, F..................................................................... Knoxville, Tenn. Kayla Freeman, 6-0, F........................................................................Carlton, Ga. Ka’Vonne Towns, 5-10, G................................................................... Lilburn, Ga. Redshirt Ashlen Dewart, 6-3, F................................................................ Spartanburg, S.C.. Newcomers Tatianna Jackson, 5-10, G.................................................................. Atlanta, Ga. Alicia Payne, 5-8, G..................................................................... Memphis, Tenn.

2011-12 SCHEDULE DATE OPPONENT

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2012-13 SCHEDULE DATE OPPONENT

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Nov. 11 1 UAB W, 65-59 Nov. 13 1 at #1 Baylor L, 31-91 Nov. 18 1 at Indiana State W, 75-54 Nov. 24 2 Idaho State L, 62-65 Nov. 25 2 Cincinnati L, 50-51 Dec. 1 • at UNCG W, 63-46 Dec. 3 • at Elon W, 59-46 Dec. 12 Kennesaw State W, 76-39 Dec. 15 Belmont W, 75-42 Dec. 19 • Western Carolina W, 64-58 Dec. 22 at East Tennessee State W, 88-80 Jan. 3 at Tennessee-Knoxville L, 47-90 Jan. 7 • at College of Charleston W, 58-44 Jan. 9 • at Georgia Southern W, 66-60 Jan. 13 • Wofford W, 74-67 Jan. 15 • Furman W, 71-53 Jan. 18 • Samford W, 74-68 Jan. 21 • at Appalachian State-ESPN3 L, 51-62 Jan. 23 • at Davidson L, 52-56 Jan. 28 • UNCG - DH W, 63-44 Jan. 30 • Elon-ESPN3 W, 80-65 Feb. 4 • at Wofford W, 51-39 Feb. 6 • at Furman L, 61-75 Feb. 11 • Coll. of Charleston- DH W, 57-31 Feb. 13 • Georgia Southern W, 67-52 Feb. 18 • at Western Carolina W, 54-40 Feb. 22 • at Samford L, 48-58 Feb. 25 • Davidson - DH W, 55-48 Feb. 27 • Appalachian State-ESPN3 W, 80-71 Mar. 3 3 vs. Furman W, 60-38 Mar. 4 3 vs. Appalachian State L, 52-77 Mar. 15 4 at Memphis L, 59-60 • = Conference game 1 = Preseason WNIT, home sites 2 = Cancun Challenge, Cancun, Mexico 3 = Southern Conference Tournament, Asheville, N.C. 4 = Postseason WNIT, home sites

Nov. 9 Tennessee-Knoxville 7:00 p.m. No. 14 at Belmont 7:00 p.m. Nov. 17 East Tennessee State 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 1 vs. Portland State 3:00 p.m. Nov. 24 1 at St. Mary’s College 5:00 p.m. Nov. 29 • Wofford 7:00 p.m. Dec. 1 • Furman (DH) 5:00 p.m. Dec. 8 at Alabama 3:00 p.m. Dec. 12 Jacksonville State 7:00 p.m. Dec. 19 at Auburn 7:00 p.m. Jan. 2 at UAB 1:00 p.m. Jan. 5 • at UNCG 2:00 p.m. Jan. 7 • at Elon 7:00 p.m. Jan. 12 • Georgia Southern 6:00 p.m. Jan. 14 • College of Charleston 7:00 p.m. Jan. 18 • at Davdison 7:00 p.m. Jan. 20 • at Western Carolina 2:00 p.m. Jan. 23 • at Samford 8:00 p.m. Jan. 26 • Appalachian State 6:00 p.m. Feb. 2 • at Furman 2:00 p.m. Feb. 4 • at Wofford 6:00 p.m. Feb. 6 • Samford 7:00 p.m. Feb. 9 • Elon (DH) 5:00 p.m. Feb. 11 • UNCG (DH) 5:30 p.m. Feb. 16 • at College of Charleston 12:00 p.m. Feb. 18 • at Georgia Southern 7:00 p.m. Feb. 23 • Western Carolina (DH) 5:00 p.m. Feb. 25 • Davidson 7:00 p.m. Mar. 2 • at Appalachian State (DH) 4:30 p.m. Mar. 8-11 2 SoCon Tournament TBD • = Conference game 1 = St. Mary’s Thanksgiving Classic, Moraga, Calif. 2 = Southern Conference Tournament, Asheville, N.C.

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PROGRAM HISTORY First Year......................................................................................................1974-75 All-Time Record................................................................................ 707-408 (.634) NCAA Appearances.............................................................................................. 10 . (1989, 1991, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010) NCAA Record.....................................................................................................1-10 NWIT Appearances..............................................................................................2-1 . (1984 - Runner-Up) WNIT Appearances........................................................................................... Four . (2000, 2005, 2009, 2012) WNIT Record.......................................................................................................2-4

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MEDIA INFORMATION Credentials Please contact Anne Wehunt, UTC Assistant Director of Athletics Communications and Media Relations, for all Chattanooga home basketball game credentials. Requests should be made in writing via email and credentials will be limited to working members of the media. Spouses, dates, children and other non-workers are not permitted in press areas without prior approval. Credentials will be available for pickup on gameday at the McKenzie Arean media entrance. Visiting Radio Crew Two courtesy broadcast-quality phone lines are available for use by visiting crew along press row. Photographers Credentials for photographers will be issued on a game-by-game basis and photographers should contact Anne Wehunt, UTC Assistant Director of Athletics Communications and Media Relations, with requests. Photographers can shoot only from the endzones. No pictures may be taken from press row and no photographers are allowed behind team benches, scoring tables, locker rooms and other restricted areas without prior approval from the UTC Athletics Communications and Media Relations Office. Photographers not associated with a news outlet or hired specifically by UTC will submit within one week a CD of photos at no charge to the athletics department. Internet Service UTC will provide wireless internet capability along press row and in the media work room. Internet Sites Only accredited sites will be granted game credentials or access to UTC coaches and student-athletes. All inquiries must be made to Anne Wehunt, UTC Assistant Director of Athletics Communications and Media Relations. Media Parking There is no reserved media parking for UTC women’s basketball games. Lady Mocs parking

is first-come, first-served except for double headers and selected games. Parking passes will be required for these occassions. The media parking area is located in Lot 33 across from the Aquatic and Recreation Center (ARC) at the corner of 4th and Mabel Streets. Entrance is now at the 4th and Mabel Streets entrance of the arena. Gameday Media Services Members of the media will be provided with pregame notes and statistics of both teams and a flipcard with respective rosters and updated team information. Food and beverages will also be available. Statistics and running play-byplay description will be handed out at halftime. Following the game, a final statistical packet with complete team and individual statistics and play-by-play will be available. Practices All UTC practices are open to the media and public unless otherwise noted. Media members are asked to contact the Communications and Media Relations Office in advance if planning to attend practice. The Lady Mocs hold practice sessions at the McKenzie Arena and the Chattem Practice Facility. Please check for practice times and sites. Player Interviews During the Week - All requests for studentathlete interviews must be made at least ONE DAY in advance with the Communications and Media Relations Office. A time mutually convenient for the student-athlete and member of the media will be set up. Most interviews will be conducted following daily practice on location at the practice site. Student-athletes will be asked to return telephone calls to members of the media; student-athlete telephone numbers will not be issued and you may not ask the studentathlete to call you. Please arrange all coaching staff interviews through the Communications and Media Relations Office. After the Game - Following a 10-minute cooling off period, Coach Wes Moore will participate

in a brief postgame radio show. Requested UTC student-athletes will be available in the media interview room located on the first floor of the McKenzie Arena. The UTC locker room is closed to the media following the game. Coach Moore will follow the student-athletes in the media room. Visiting postgame interview policies are determined by the visiting school’s representative. To Contact Wes Moore The best time to contact Coach Moore by telephone is between 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Monday - Friday with the exclusion of gameday. Call the Communications and Media Relations Office to set up an interview with Moore or any of his coaching staff. Tickets to the Game Complimentary tickets are not available for media or professional scouts. Those wishing to purchase tickets are urged to contact the Communications and Media Relations Office, which will handle the order. Professional scouts must request credentials by email (AnneWehunt@utc.edu). The cost is $15 and the seat will be available on press row provided space is available. Credit cards are accepted. Lady Mocs on the Radio/Internet Every Lady Mocs basketball game is broadcast on the Mocs Radio Network. Fans outside of the Mocs Radio Network listening audience can also tune in over the internet on GoMocs.com. Live Stats and Video Online Live stats for all of the Lady Mocs games are available to fans on GoMocs.com. Streaming video of all UTC’s home games and selected road games are available for a pay-per-view on GoMocs.com. Video Services For video footage of all the Lady Mocs’ home games, contact UTC’s Director of Creative Services, Owen Seaton, at (423) 425-2122 or owen-seaton@utc.edu. Requests should be made at least one week in advance of needing the footage.

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• GoMocs.com is the official website of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department. Redesigned on July 1, 2009, GoMocs.com offers the most up-to-date news, scores and information available on Mocs Athletics. • GoMocs.com is managed by JumpTV with the content updated and edited by the UTC Communications and Media Relations and Creative Services offices. • Features include news and updates on your favorite Mocs student-athletes, teams and coaches, live statistics, on-line ticket sales, print-at-home tickets, live in-game audio and video streams, video highlights and interviews, an E-store, DVD store and photo stores.

Now you can keep up with all the latest Chattanooga Mocs news on Facebook and Twitter. Plus every page on GoMocs.com can be shared to the website of your choice. You can embed your favorite video from GoMocs. com to your Facebook or MySpace page. Be sure you are visiting one of three offical Chattanooga Facebook pages. • Chattanooga Athletics Department fan page • Mocs Maniacs Facebook group • Scrappy Mocs personal page The quickest way to get the latest Mocs info on your mobile phone is by following GoMocs.com on Twitter. If you pair your mobile device to your Twitter account, you will get the latest scores and selected headlines sent right to your mobile phone. Find the Official Chattanooga Atheltics Twitter page at www.twitter.com/GoMocs.


MEDIA INFORMATION

Associated Press Teresa Walker (twalker@ap.org) 800-453-1282 • www.ap.org Chattanoogan.com (online only) John Wilson (news@chattanoogan.com) 423-266-2325 www.chattanoogan.com Nooga.com (online only) Michael Murphy (michael.murphy@nooga.com) www.nooga.com

RADIO STATIONS Brewer Radio ESPN 105.1 FM (Flagship Station) 93.5 FM - Groove 93 95.3 FM - The Pulse Larry Ward, Play-by-Play (lwvoice@aol.com) 423-266-2208 WGOW 102.3 SportTalk Scott McMahon - co-Host (quake.sporttalk@wgow.com) 423-756-6141 • www.wgow.com WDYN 89.7 FM 423-493-4382 Fox Sports Radio 1370 AM Chris Goforth (cgoforth@wdefradio.com) 423-321-6207 • www.foxsportschattanooga.com

Inside Chattanooga Basketball

The University Echo 423-425-4298 • www.utcecho.com TELEVISION STATIONS WDEF 12 (CBS) Rick Nyman (rnyman@wdef.com) Webb Wright (wwright@wdef.com) 423-785-1278 • www.wdef.com WRCB 3 (NBC) Keith Cawley (kcawley@wrcbtv.com) Lauren Brown (lbrown@wrcbtv.com) 423-266-5039 • www.wrcbtv.com WTVC 9 (ABC) Darrell Patterson (dpatters@newschannel9.com) Dave Staley (dave@newschannel9.com) 423-756-6397 www.newschannel9.com

Inside Chattanooga Basketball is the weekly magazine show which chronicles the Chattanooga men’s and women’s basketball programs. The shows will alternate between the Mocs and Lady Mocs each week. Host Jim Reynolds and UTC head coach Wes Moore preview the upcoming week’s games and recap the prior week in Lady Mocs basketball. The show will air on WDSI Fox-61 every Wednesday at 11:05 p.m. The show will also air on MYNetwork Chattanooga at 12:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Lady Mocs on the Air with Larry Ward

Fans and women’s basketball enthusiasts alike can listen to the crystal-clear audio broadcast of each Chattanooga Lady Mocs basketball game on the Home of the Lady Mocs, ESPN Radio 105.1 WALV FM. When coinciding with Mocs games will air on 106.9 FM. All games will also be broadcast online around the world at www.GoMocs.com. Chattanooga Lookouts Director of Broadcasting Larry Ward begins his 12th straight season as the “Voice of the Lady Mocs”. All broadcasts begin 20 minutes prior to tip-off with a pregame show of insights from Head Coach Wes Moore. Stick around for the postgame show where Ward and Moore recap the night’s game. Following all games at the McKenzie Arena, fans can sit courtside and listen to the postgame show live over the arena speakers. Ward’s halftime show will highlight UTC players and coaches as well as UTC administration and other special guests. Ward is a veteran broadcaster with more than three decades experience. On March 7, 2005, he was inducted into the Greater Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame and was named the Southern League (baseball) Radio Broadcaster of the Year in 1990 and again in 1995. For the last 24 seasons, he has been the “Voice of the Lookouts”. This is Ward’s second stint with the Lady Mocs having broadcasted games from 1989-92 for former head coach Craig Parrott. Ward is married to the former Nelle Richardson and the pair recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. The couple resides in Harrison, Tenn., and has one daughter, Megan who is a student at UTC and was recently married.

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PRINT Chattanooga Times Free Press Jay Greeson, Editor (jgreeson@timesfreepress.com) John Frierson, Beat Writer (jfrierson@timesfreepress.com) Mark Wiedmer, Columnist (mwiedmer@timesfreepress.com) 423-757-6900 www.timesfreepress.com

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE

Jay Blackman

Asst. Athletics Director Office - 423.425.5292 Cell - 505.710.2828 jay-blackman@utc.edu

Anne Wehunt

Assistant Director Office - 423.425.4618 Cell - 423.933-5764 anne-wehunt@utc.edu

Jim Horten

Assistant Director Office - 423.425.2350 Cell - 423.645-8733 james-horten@utc.edu

Tyler Brown

Student Assistant Office - 423.425.2116 Cell - 423-619-0557 tyler-brown@mail.utc.edu

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MOCS SUCCESS

ACADEMICALLY, ATHLETICALLY & SOCIALLY ATHLETICALLY

Over the last six years, UTC has won 17 regular season and 22 tournament championships in the Southern Conference, far more than any other school during that time. After finishing in the top-100 in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup in 2009, the Mocs had their third-best showing at No. 136 in 2011. Here is a brief list of some of UTC’s major accomplishments in 2011-12. • Three SoCon Team Championships • Seven Teams Represented in the Postseason • Three All-Americans • One Academic All-American • Two Southern Conference Athletes of the Year • Three Southern Conference Freshmen of the Year • One Southern Conference Coach of the Year • Seven SoCon Individual Champions • 36 All-SoCon Performers

All-American Michelle Fuzzard was the SoCon All-American Stephan Jeager won the SoCon Player of the Year and the SoCon Female Athlete Title, was the SoCon Golfer of the Year and won the NCAA Regional in 2012. of the Year in 2011-12.

Jordan Britt led the Mocs to their third straight Nick Soto was the 2012 SoCon Champion at Kaylene Chadwell went 23-9 in 2012 and was named the SoCon Freshman of the Year. SoCon trophy and was individual medalist at 133 and the SoCon Freshman of the Year. the SoCon Tournament.

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Terrell Robinson was the 2011 SoCon Fresh- Lucas Cotter posted a school-record time of Becca Smith led the SoCon in scoring with 37 man of the Year after an outstanding rookie 8:10.28 on his way to winning the 2012 SoCon points on 16 goals and five assists. She was Indoor 3000M title. also a Capital One Academic All-District pick. campaign under center.


ACADEMICALLY

The Mocs’ student-athletes continue to have tremendous success in the classroom. Below are just a few of the Academic accolades UTC received last year: • The overall g.p.a. of the Mocs’ student-athletes has increased in seven of the last eight terms, culminating with a school-record-tying 2.97 in the spring. • Over half of all UTC student-athletes earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average in each of the last six semesters. • Each member of the SoCon Champion women’s golf team made the Dean’s List in the spring. • Men’s cross country led the nation with a 3.81 g.p.a. and the women were fifth with a 3.73.

Chris Berry became the 13th Moc in school Maria Juliana Loza won the Dayle May Award history to be named Capital One Academic All- for the highest g.p.a. among the female senior American by CoSIDA. athletes at UTC.

Sara Poteat was a member of the Capital One Christina Teter made the Capital One Academ- Brandon Wright won the SoCon Title at 165 Academic All-District team and was on the ic All-District team and was on the SoCon All- and was one the Academic All-SoCon and AcNFCA All-Region team. Academic squad. ademic All-NWCA teams.

SOCIALLY The Chattanooga Mocs Athletics Department is heavily involved in community events throughout the year. UTC student-athletes, coaches and staff logged over 1,800 hours volunteering in the community over the last year at events such as canned food drives, the Freshman MoveIn, Bloodanooga, Clean and Green and Read Across America. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) plans many of the Athletic Department’s community events. The Mocs have a presence at Chattanooga’s Special Olympics events each year. UTC student-athletes also host many events that engage the local community, such as the 2012 Southern Scuffle.

Members of the Mocs wrestling team helped The Lady Mocs hosted their second-annual Girls out at the Ronald McDonald House Move-In Scouts Sports-A-Thon in Maclellan Gym in FebruDay. ary.

Jackson Tresnan and members of the men’s Volleyball student-athlete Meagan Ernd reads Members of the women’s basketball team joined tennis team visited with veterans at the VA to elementary school kids on “Read Across a number of Mocs in the “Clean and Green” proOutpatient Clinic. America” day. gram to help keep up the area around campus.

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McKENZIE ARENA THE ROUNDHOUSE

McKenzie Arena Top 25 Crowds Date 11/19/04 11/16/01 03/22/04 11/21/08 03/20/04 01/21/06 11/22/02 11/19/09 03/18/00 03/16/00 12/11/10 02/13/10 01/28/12 02/11/12 02/28/04 03/05/11 12/04/10 01/13/03 03/06/11 02/21/09 02/27/10 01/16/10 03/01/03 02/12/11 02/05/05

Opponent Tennessee Tennessee Vanderbilt Tennessee Rutgers College of Charleston Georgia Georgia Georgia Tech Alabama Kentucky Appalachian State UNCG College of Charleston College of Charleston Wofford Georgia Southern Furman Samford Western Carolina Samford Western Carolina Georgia Southern Davidson Western Carolina

Attendance 10,051 9,113 7,541 7,008 6,391 4,512 4,073 4,004 3,544 3,267 3,139 3,077 2,836 2,768 2,735 2,625 2,602 2,482 2,433 2,405 2,396 2,339 2,208 2,204 2,201

Year-by-Year Record in McKenzie All-Time Record: 179-43

Sharon Fanning......................... 7-5 1983-84................. 3-0 1984-85................. 2-1 1985-86................. 2-2 1986-87................. 0-2

Craig Parrott............................ 17-8 1987-88................. 1-1 1988-89................. 0-1 1989-90................. 3-1 1990-91................. 3-0 1991-92................. 0-1 1992-93................. 2-0 1993-94................. 2-0 1994-95................. 2-2 1995-96................. 2-2 1996-97................. 0-0 1997-98................. 2-0

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Wes Moore......................... 155-30 1998-99................. 3-5 1999-00............... 11-3 2000-01............... 12-0 2001-02................. 9-2 2002-03............... 11-2 2003-04............... 14-1 2004-05............... 13-1 2005-06............... 12-0 2006-07............... 10-3 2007-08............... 13-1 2008-09............... 13-4 2009-10............... 12-2 2010-11................. 9-6 2011-12............... 13-0

McKenzie Arena Records vs. Chattanooga Team Points in a game Margin of victory Field Goals Field Goal Atts Field Goal Pct 3-FG Made 3-FG Atts 3-FG Pct Free Throws Free Throw Atts Free Throw Pct Rebounds Assists Turnovers Blocked Shots Steals Personal Fouls

UTC 104 vs. Wofford, 12/10/2005 58 vs. Alabama A&M, 12/6/2008 40 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/27/1989 81 vs. College of Charleston, 1/21/2006 .660 vs. Marshall 2/11/1995 16 vs. Georgia Southern, 12/4/2010 38 vs. Louisville, 11/24/2007 .667 (2) last vs. Georgia Southern, 12/4/2010 30 (2) last vs. Appalachian State, 2/16/2004 45 vs. Western Carolina, 2/22/1996 .947 vs. Western Caorlina, 1/15/2000 59 vs. Appalachian State, 1/27/2001 29 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/27/1989 31 vs. Dartmouth, 11/23/1997 10 vs. Georgia Southern, 2/20/2006 24 vs. Western Carolina, 2/10/2001 30 vs. Tennessee, 11/21/2008

Opponent 97, Tennessee, 11/21/2001 40, Tennessee, 11/21/2001 38, Georgia Tech, 12/31/1989 79, Ole Miss, 12/5/2003 .596, Furman, 2/15/1986 12, Wofford, 1/2/2011 29 (4) last, Samford, 2/2/11 .947, Marshall, 2/11/1995 30, Davidson, 1/23/1999 43, Tennessee, 11/21/2008 .947, Marshall, 2/11/1995 56, Missouri, 1/5/1987 24, Furman, 2/15/1986 33, Cornell, 11/22/1997 10 (2) last, St. Joseph’s, 12/2/2006 20 (2) last, Louisville, 11/24/2007 31, Western Carolina, 2/22/1996

Individual Points Field Goals Field Goal Atts Field Goal Pct 3-FG Made 3-FG Atts 3-FG Pct Free Throws Free Throw Atts Free Throw Pct Rebounds Assists Blocked Shots Steals

UTC 40, Whitney Hood vs. Wofford, 1/2/2011 15 (2), last Whitney Hood vs. Wofford, 1/2/11 32, Whitney Hood vs. Wofford, 1/2/2011 6-6 (2) last, Nicole Mattison vs. Wofford, 2/11/2004 6 (8) last, Kayla Christopher vs. Furman, 1/4/2011 15, Brooke Hand vs. Louisville, 11/24/2007 4-4, Terri Brock vs. Davidson, 1/23/1999 15, Shanara Hollinquest vs. Davidson, 1/17/2009 17, Shanara Hollinquest vs. Davidosn, 1/17/2009 10-10 (2) last Shanara Hollinquest vs. UNCG, 2/1/2010 19 (2) last Michelle Davis vs. Elon, 1/30/2010 13 Amy Wales vs. Columbus, 1/7/1991 6, Alex Anderson vs. Georgia Southern, 1/28/2008 6, Nancy Smith vs. Western Carolina, 2/22/1991

Opponent 38, Renee Kelly, Missouri, 1/5/1987 17, Renee Kelly, Missouri, 1/5/987 27, Chrissy Givens, MTSU, 11/18/2005 9-9, T. Gernett, Ga. Tech, 12/31/1989 5 (6), last M. Helms, Wofford, 1/2/2011 13, Erin Thurman, ETSU, 2/9/2000 3-3 (4) last, Emily Clarke, 2/28/2008 11 (3) last Jackie Smith, Furman, 2/23/2000 16, DeShawne Blocker, ETSU, 2/13/1995 10-10, Beth Schoolfield, ASU, 1/30/1999 19, Mahagony Williams, Wofford, 3/5/11 11 (3), last R. Brittenham, Wofford, 3/5/2011 6 (4) Brooke Keeton, Furman, 1/4/2011 10, Angel McCoughtry, Louisville, 11/24/2007

SoCon Tournament Points Field Goals Field Goal Atts 3-FG Made 3-FG Atts Free Throws Free Throw Atts Rebounds Assists Blocked Shots Steals

Team 101, Western Carolina - 3/9/2009 36, College of Charleston - 3/9/09 88, College of Charleston - 3/9/09 11 (4), last Samford- 3/7/11 33, Chattanooga - 3/8/09 25, Western Carolina - 3/9/09 35, Western Carolina - 3/9/09 53, Western Carolina - 3/9/09 26, Appalachian State, 3/4/11 10 (2), last Elon- 3/6/11 13, Chattanooga - 3/6/09

Individual 45, Jennifer Gardner, WCU - 3/5/2004 15, Jennifer Gardner, WCU - 3/5/05 22, Tonia Gerty, CofC - 3/9/09 6, Tagan Hatchett, UTC - 3/6/09 11, Tagan Hatchett, UTC - 3/8/09 13, Jennifer Gardner, WCU - 3/5/05 15, Jennifer Gardner, WCU - 3/5/05 17, Deidra Jones, CofC - 3/7/09 14, Ki-Ki Glass, WCU - 3/5/05 5, Brittany Mixson, ASU - 3/5/09 6, Megan Wilderotter, SAM - 3/6/09

Miscellaneous First game 100th game First win 100th win Win-Loss Largest attendance Most wins in a season Most losses in a season Most consecutive wins Most consecutive losses Most consecutive league wins Most consecutive league losses

Dec. 3, 1983: Chattanooga 74, Tennessee Tech 66 Dec. 18, 2003: Chattanooga 68, UNC Greensboro 57 Dec. 3, 1983: Chattanooga 74, Tennessee Tech 66 Dec. 4, 2005: Chattanooga 72, Auburn 59 179-43 10,051 vs. Tennessee, Nov. 19, 2004 14, 2003-04 6, 2010-11 24, Dec. 4, 2004 - Nov. 10, 2006 2, (seven times) last, Mar. 8, 2009 - Nov. 19, 2009 32, Feb. 10, 2003 - Dec. 30, 2006 2, (twice) last, Jan. 2, 2007 - Jan. 13, 2007


The McKenzie Arena, originally named the UTC Arena, was officially dedicated in December, 1982. It’s construction is the result of a cooperative venture between the City of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, The University of Tennessee and the State of Tennessee. The 210,000-square-foot, $15.5 million multipurpose complex is home to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s basketball teams. It also houses UTC’s wrestling practice area, weight room, training room, athletic administrative offices, coaches offices and locker rooms for football, wrestling and men’s and women’s basketball. The UTC Arena was renamed The McKenzie Arena on Feb. 21, 2000 after a generous donation from supporters Toby and Brenda McKenzie of Cleveland, Tenn. The Arena’s longtime nickname “The Roundhouse” came about because of the facility’s round shape, but also because of the railroad tradition in the city. The building that housed the mechanism to turn locomotives around when it reached the terminal was known as the roundhouse.

THE CIRCUS

KID ROCK

BARNEY

CHER

The Arena has also supplied some major entertainment acts for the city of Chattanooga. In addition to ice shows, rodeos and circuses, the Arena has also provided a stage for such performers as Elton John who has made two appearances, Barry Manilow, Billy Joel, Cher, Def Lepard, The Monkees, Huey Lewis, KISS and Alabama. Kenny Rogers was the building’s first event, performing for a crowd of 12,000 on Oct. 8, 1982. MONSTER TRUCKS

WWE

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CHATTANOOGA THE UNIVERSITY

FOUNDERS HALL

FLETCHER HALL If you look around the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, you will find a message chiseled for eternity into the stone of our structures. “We Shall Achieve” This represents a bold commitment that guides us in everything we do, and tells the world what to expect from our campus. At the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, we achieve, and so will you.

LUPTON LIBRARY

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Achieving a goal doesn’t always come easy. UTC students are challenged through a rigorous liberal arts-based general education and state-of-the-art curricula in their majors. Our faculty members hold world-class credentials in teaching, research and creative endeavors, and pass this experience to students. Tutoring and other academic support assist student success. Your future is worth our effort.


UNIVERSITY FAST FACTS

UTC is one of the fastest growing campuses in Tennessee, with enrollment surpassing 10,000 in 2010. Here are some of the significant opportunities UTC has to offer:

Founded...............................1886 Enrollment.........................11,438 Undergraduate................9,891 Graduate..........................1,547 Chancellor....... Dr. Roger Brown Degree Programs....................91 Certificate.............................19 Baccalaureate......................50 Master’s................................18 Specialist’s.............................1 Doctorate................................3 Avg. Undergrad Age.............22.0 Website.................. www.utc.edu Phone................... (423) 425-4111

• UTC established the SimCenter: National Center for Computational Engineering in 2007. The SimCenter provides computer simulations to solve problems for industry and government while offering research programs.

THE STUDENT PARK AT UTC

• UTC’s College of Business has ranked among the best in the nation by both BusinessWeek and the Princeton Review. Our programs are among the elite 10% nationwide to receive Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International accreditation.

HERITAGE PLAZA

• UTC’s School of Nursing has received more than $3 million in grants the past three years to support nursing education and bring new skills to our students. • Our Teacher Preparation Academy has been chosen by the Carnegie Foundation as a “Teachers for a New Era” institution, acknowledging our teacher licensure programs as among the best in the nation and models for other universities.

UTC PLACE

UTC COLLEGE OF BUSINESS LANSING COURT AND THE UNIVERSITY CENTER

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CHATTANOOGA THE SCENIC CITY

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

WALNUT STREET BRIDGE THE SOUTHERN BELLE RIVERBOAT

• You will be impressed by Chattanooga’s revitalized Riverfront that includes a 10-mile Riverwalk; The Passage, a celebration of Chattanooga’s Native American heritage, and the Chattanooga Pier. • Cruise down the Tennessee River aboard the Southern Belle Riverboat and see why Chattanooga is nicknamed the “Scenic City of the South.” • Take a walking tour of the charming Bluff View Arts District with its shops, restaurants and the Hunter Museum of American Art. • The Walnut Street Bridge, connecting the Bluff View Arts District and downtown with the North Shore District and Coolidge Park, is one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.

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THE TENNESSEE AQUARIUM AND CHATTANOOGA’S RIVERFRONT PARK


CHATTANOOGA FAST FACTS Founded...............................1838 City Population...............170,136 Metro Area Population...533,372 Altitude (Downtown)......... 676 ft. Avg. Summer Temp........... 77 (F) Avg. Winter Temp.............. 42 (F) Time Zone....................... Eastern Size............................... 143 sqm. • Chattanooga is the 4th Largest City in Tennessee. • The Chattanooga Bakery is the home of the Moon Pie. • Actor Samuel L. Jackson grew up in Chattanooga where he attended Riverside High School.

• Discover the Tennessee Aquarium with its two underwater worlds: River Journey and the new Ocean Journey. You will see tiny seahorses, impressive Beluga sturgeon, fierce sharks and playful otters.

ROCK CITY

• Visit Rock City where you can see seven states from one spot. • Located over 1120 feet beneath the surface, Ruby Falls is the nation’s largest and deepest waterfall open to the public. • Lookout Mountain’s Incline Railway travels up a 72.7% grade, making it the steepest passenger railway in the world.

INCLINE RAILWAY

RUBY FALLS

CHATTANOOGA’S RIVERFRONT DURING THE ANNUAL RIVERBEND MUSICAL FESTIVAL

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SPORTS MEDICINE FIRST-RATE CARE

Assistant Athletic Trainer Jessica Pierce (left) tapes the ankle of women’s basketball Meghan Downes.

The training room in McKenzie Arena serves the Mocs student-athletes with state-of-the-art equipment.

The Mocs have an excellent relationship with nearby Erlanger Hospital,

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Sports Medicine Program provides prevention, care, and rehabilitation services for all student-athletes. UTC has two athletic training rooms that serve all athletic teams. Thanks to funding from Erlanger Hospital,


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