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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD QUICK FACTS

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Official Name.......... University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Preferred Name..................................... Chattanooga or UTC Location.................................................. Chattanooga, Tenn. Founded..............................1886 at Chattanooga University Enrollment.................................................................. 11,660 Nickname................................................... Mocs/Lady Mocs Mascot.......................................................................Scrappy Colors......................Navy (295), Old Gold (124), Silver (429) Affiliation.................................................................Division I Conference............................................................. Southern Home Course............................ Moccasin Bend Race Course System President..................................... Dr. Joseph DiPietro Chancellor..................................................... Dr. Steve Angle Faculty Representative............................. Dr. Debbie Ingram

Quick Facts.......................................................................1 Credits..............................................................................1 The University.............................................................. 2-3 Chattanooga................................................................. 4-5 Head Coach Bill Gautier............................................... 6-7 Assistant Coach Anneli Morrison.....................................7 2013-14 Roster.................................................................8 Mocs........................................................................... 9-18 Lady Mocs................................................................ 18-27 Record Book............................................................. 28-35 Chancellor Dr. Steven Angle...........................................36 Director of Athletics David Blackburn............................37 Athletics Staff • Head Coaches.......................................38 Media Information.........................................................39 Mocs Success........................................................... 40-41 Academics......................................................................42 Sports Performance.......................................................43 Sports Medicine.............................................................44 GoMocs.com Ad.............................................................45 Mocs Mission.................................................................46 What’s a Moc?...............................................................47 Southern Conference.....................................................48

ATHLETICS ADMINISTRATION Athletics Director......................................... David Blackburn Sr. Associate AD/SWA....................................... Laura Herron Sr. Associate AD/Internal Ops............................... Matt Pope Sr. Associate AD/External Ops...................... Andrew Horton Associate AD/Student Services................Dr. Emily Blackman Associate AD/Communications...................Dr. Jay Blackman Asst. AD/Facilities & Equipment....................... Mike Royster Director of Compliance................................... Rob Robinson Director of Sports Medicine.............................. Todd Bullard Director of Tickets....................................... Brent McMillian Director of Creative Services............................Owen Seaton Director of Marketing & Promotions.................Geoff Wilcox Strength & Conditioning....................................Scott Brincks Athletics Department Phone........................... 423.425.4495 COACHING STAFF Head Coach................... Bill Gautier (Western Kentucky ‘83) Assistant Coach........................................... Anneli Morrison Office Phone..................................................(423) 425-4782

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS Director............................................................ Jay Blackman Assistant Director (contact)............................. Anne Wehunt Phone.........................................................(423) 425-4618 Email............................................ Anne-Wehunt@utc.edu Assistant Director.................................................Jim Horten Communitcations Grad. Assistant...................... Tyler Brown Office Fax.......................................................(423) 425-4610 Mailing Address..................... 615 McCallie Ave., Dept. 3503 ...................................................Chattanooga, TN 37403 Shipping Address...................720 East 4th Street, Room 132 ...................................................Chattanooga, TN 37403

MEDIA GUIDE CREDITS The 2013-14 Chattanooga Cross Country and Track Media Guide is a publication of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department of Athletics and the Office of Athletics Communications. The guide was written and designed by Anne Wehunt, Assistant Director Athletics Communications. Editorial and design assistance by Assistant Athletics Director for Communications and Media Relations Jay Blackman, Assistant Director Jim Horten and Communications Graduate Assistant Tyler Brown. Special thanks to cross country and track and field Head Coach Bill Gautier, and Assistant Coach Patrick Hall. Photos by David Humber, Dr. Mike Jones, Anne Wehunt, WG Sports Photography and Sideline Sports. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/Title VI/Title IX/ Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. Publication Number: E048502-002-13

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CHATTANOOGA THE UNIVERSITY

AQUATICS & RECREATION CENTER

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” 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.

JOHNSON & OBEAR APARTMENTS

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 the effort.

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CHATTANOOGA THE UNIVERSITY

FAST FACTS

Founded..................................1886 Enrollment............................ 11,660 Undergraduate................... 10,159 Graduate..............................1,501 Chancellor................. Dr. Steve Angle Degree Programs..........................91 Certificate.................................19 Baccalaureate...........................50 Master’s....................................18 Specialist’s..................................1 Doctorate....................................3 Avg. Undergrad Age...................22.0 Website................................UTC.edu Phone......................(423) 425-4111 UTC is one of the fastest growing campuses in Tennessee, with enrollment surpassing 11,000 in 2011. Here are some of the significant opportunities UTC has to offer: • UTC was the only public university in Tennessee—and one of only three in the South—selected as a U.S. News and World Report Best Value and ranked in the Top Tier of Regional Master’s Universities in the South. • Named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, UTC is one of only 100 schools selected for this designation based on commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. • UTC joins Purdue, Southern California, Stanford and Duke as one of the top 25 schools in SuperScholar’s Smart Choice for online Engineering Management degrees. • The Princeton Review selected UTC College of Business as one of 294 outstanding institutions featured in the 2012 edition of The Best 294 Business Schools. • UTC College of Business was ranked among the best Undergraduate Business Schools by Bloomberg Businessweek. • Designated a 2013 Military Friendly School, UTC is in the top 15 percent of institutions nationally for veterans. • Named a 2013 College of Distinction, UTC is honored for student engagement, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes.

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CHATTANOOGA THE SCENIC CITY

• 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” or take the River Gorge Explorer for a view of “Tennessee’s Grand Canyon”. • 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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CHATTANOOGA THE SCENIC CITY

FAST FACTS

Founded........................................ 1838 City Population......................... 170,138 Metro Area Population.............. 533,372 Altitude (Downtown)....................675 ft. Avg. Temp. (Apr.-Sept.)............... 83.8 (F) Avg. Temp (Oct.-Mar.)................. 59.3 (F) Time Zone...................................Eastern Size..........................................135 sqm. • Chattanooga is the fourth 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. • Visit Rock City where you can see seven states from one spot. • Located more than 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.

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD

Bill Gautier

Head Coach • 23rd Year • Western Kentucky, 1983

At the helm of Chattanooga cross country and track and field, Bill Gautier has established himself as one of the top coaches in the Southern Conference and perhaps the Southeast. In over 20 years, Gautier has led his men’s cross country teams to four league titles and seven runner up finishes. His 1998 men’s SoCon Championship team also captured the South Region crown and made school history as the only UTC team to compete in the NCAA Championships. The Mocs were led by Nic Crider, who became the first Chattanooga runner

to earn three straight SoCon individual titles. Last season Emmanuel Kirwa became the second with his third straight SoCon Cross Country title. The women’s cross country team has seen similar success with seven titles and four runner up finishes. Former distance runner Shannon Wommack is the most decorated Chattanooga runner in school history. She is a five-time All-American, fourtime Southern Conference Indoor Track Performer of the Year, three-time Southern Conference Cross Country Runner of the Year and the 2006 Southern Conference Women’s Athlete of the Year. She became UTC’s first three-time qualifier for the NCAA Cross Country Championships, earning automatic qualifications at the NCAA South Regional in 2002, 2004 and 2005. Wommack also finished third in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the 2006 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field

Championships, setting a new school record, while earning her second AllAmerica honors in that event. In 2007, Gautier saw another one of his runners, Lanni Marchant, earn the program’s second straight Southern Conference Women’s Athlete of the Year Award. Gautier’s first of two Indoor Coach of the Year honors came in 1998, when his women’s team claimed the title and his second in 2003, when his women’s team amassed the most points in school history for a third place team finish. Chattanooga has won numerous individual championships and topathlete honors over the years. Steven Kocsis wrapped up his junior season with a third top athlete crown winning two distance events at the conference championships and then earning an atlarge bid to compete in the men’s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Championships, along with Wommack.

GAUTIER ERA AT A GLANCE All-Americans (8) 2006, 2005, 2004 (Outdoor) – Shannon Wommack 2005, 2004, (Cross Country) – Shannon Wommack 2004 (Cross Country) – Kathleen Turchin 1998 (Outdoor) - Anna Wright 1998 (Outdoor) - Catherine Wright

1999, 1998 – Amanda Lynch 1998 – Men’s Team

NCAA National Qualifiers – Outdoor (11) 2007, 2006 – Lanni Marchant 2007, 2005 – Kathleen Turchin 2006, 2005, 2004 – Shannon Wommack 2004 – Steven Kocsis 2000 – Tyleana Hanner 1998 – Anna Wright 1998 – Catherine Wright

Southern Conference Champions (13) Men’s Cross Country: 2004, 2003, 1999, 1998 Women’s Cross Country: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2001, 1998, 1997 Women’s Indoor: 1998

NCAA National Qualifiers – Cross Country (14) 2011 - Chris Berry 2010 - Emmanuel Kirwa 2006 – Lanni Marchant 2005 – Ian Mayne 2005, 2004, 2002 – Shannon Wommack 2004, 2003 – Steven Kocsis 2004 – Kathleen Turchin 2002 – Gediminas Banevicius

NCAA South Region Champions (2) 2005 – Shannon Wommack 1998 – Men’s Cross Country

Southern Conference Records (6) Lanni Marchant Outdoor 10,000 Meters, 35:06.53, 2007 Shannon Wommack Indoor Mile Run, 4:48:09, 2006 Indoor 3,000 Meters, 9:34:10, 2006 Outdoor 1,500 Meters, 4:22:95, 2006 Outdoor 3,000 Meter SC, 10:07:54, 2006 Tyleana Hanner Outdoor Heptathlon, 5361 pts., 2001

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SoCon Athletes of the Year (30) 10 Indoor 5 Outdoor 15 Cross Country SoCon Freshmen of the Year (17) 6 Indoor 2 Outdoor 9 Cross Country South Region Coach of the Year (1) 1998 – Men’s Cross Country Southern Conference Champions (198) 101 Indoor 81 Outdoor 16 Cross Country Coach of the Year (13) Men’s Cross Country: 2004, 2003, 1999, 1998 Women’s Cross Country: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2001, 1998, 1997 Women’s Indoor: 2003, 1998


2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD In 2005, Wommack became the seventh Chattanooga track and field athlete to be awarded the A.C. “Scrappy” Moore Award since 1992. This award is given to the UTC studentathlete who best personifies the athletic department’s core values. Past track and field winners include Ian Mayne (2004), Amanda Lynch (1999), Anna and Catherine Wright (1998), Mary Jane Middlekoop (1997) and Michael Kyle (1995). During his UTC career, Gautier has been named the Southern Conference Cross Country Coach of the Year a total of nine times. These have included six times for women’s cross country (1997, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007), four times for men’s cross country (1998, 1999, 2003, 2004) and twice for indoor track and field (1998, 2003). He earned All-Region honors in 1998, for his men’s cross country team. Prior to his arrival at Chattanooga, Gautier served as the head cross country coach and assistant track coach at Southeast Missouri State. In his six seasons at SEMO, his men’s and women’s teams won six conference titles in cross country. His teams also placed in the top five at the NCAA Division II Championships in both track and cross country five out of six seasons. Gautier was named the National Combine Coach of the Year in 1990, and was the NCAA Division II Coach of the Year for six consecutive seasons. He has coached 17 NCAA Division II National Champions and 56 All-Americans. Gautier earned his Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Business Administration from Western Kentucky in 1983, and received his Master’s in 1984. While at WKU, Gautier was a standout distance runner for the nationally-recognized Hilltoppers. He and his wife, Jan, have two daughters, Taylor and Sydney.

Anneli Morrison Assistant Coach • Third Year • Somerville, Australia • Chattanooga, 2010

Anneli enters her second season as the assistant coach for the cross country and track and field teams. She was a nine-time all-conference performer for the Lady Mocs with a pair of top 10 finishes in the women’s 5-kilometer cross country races. The four-time Southern Conference Outdoor Track champion in the 800 meter (twice) and 1500 meter (twice) was named the 2010 SoCon Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year after winning both. She qualified in her junior year for both events after winning each. However, the NCAA reformatted qualification standards for the region meet by dropping the number of meets from four to just two – East and West – and eliminating automatic qualifiers. Based on her time in the 1500 meter event, Uys earned a spot at the East Region meet her senior year. She also holds the school record for the outdoor track 800 meter run with a time of 2:08.99 clocked in the prelims of the event in 2009 at the league championships. In Indoor Track, Uys was a three-time all-conference performer with a third place finish in the Mile and twice with the school’s Distance Medley Relay (DMR) team. In her senior year, she led the team from eighth place all the way to a second place and all-conference finish as the anchor of the DMR. She was named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and was a member of the Southern Conference All-Academic Teams. She was a member of the Dean’s List while at UTC and named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll. PERSONAL RECORDS Uys transferred from Memphis to Indoor Track Chattanooga after her sophomore year. Mile............................ 4:49.59 She was born in Pretoria, South 800 meter................... 2:13.21* Africa and moved to Australia where she Outdoor Track became an Australian citizen. 1500 meter................. 4:26.73 She is married to Thomas Morrison. 800 meter................... 2:08.99* *school record

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD 2013-14 WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY AND TRACK AND FIELD ROSTER

Name Gabby Cader Hannah Chamblin Anna Kate Chance Amanda Cotter Joanna Elmore Madalyn Garland Rebecca Greenwall Teghan Henderson Kiaana Howard Helenka Kis Maddison Melchionna Jessie Philpott Katie Ray Ambria Reese Ciera Rogers Chandler Rogers Molly Smith Jasmine Snell Keeley Stewart Jaya Turner Jessica York

Name Tosin Ayotunde Marquis Carter Mark Cole Lucas Cotter Zach Darby Austin Ethridge John Gilpin Taylor Hawk Iman Isang Trevor Janssen Matthew Marshall Hunter McClain Geoff Nelson Patrick O’Brien DeQuantez Sandifer Paul Stuart Nathan Wanuch

Ht. 5-5 5-10 5-4 5-9 5-5 5-2 6-0 5-3 5-3 5-4 5-1 5-3 5-3 5-3 5-6 5-8 5-10 5-8 5-2 5-4 5-4

Yr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Jr. So. So. So. Fr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr.

Pos. Sprints Middle Distance Distance Distance Distance Distance Middle Distance Distance Middle Distance Distance Distance Middle Distance Distance Middle Distance Sprints Middle Distance Middle Distance Sprints Distance Sprints Distance

Hometown / Previous School Cleveland, Tenn. / Walker Valley High School Memphis, Tenn. / St. Agnes Academy Columbia, Tenn. / Columbia Central High School Bristol, Conn. / Bristol Eastern High School Clarksville, Tenn. / Northwest High School Evensville, Tenn. / Rhea County High School Bogart, Ga. / Baylor School / Georgia Southern Pickering, Ontario / Dunbarton High School Nashville, Tenn. / Martin Luther King, Jr. High School Columbia, Tenn. / Columbia Central High School Afton, Tenn. / Chukey-Doak High School Manchester, Tenn. / Coffee County High School Knoxville, Tenn. / Halls High School Memphis, Tenn. / Arlington High School Soddy Daisy, Tenn. / Soddy Daisy High School Loudon, Tenn. / Lenoir City High School Kingsport, Tenn. / Dobyns-Bennett High School Nashville, Tenn. / Overton High School Winchester, Tenn. / St. Andrews-Sewanee Nashville, Tenn. / Hunter’s Lane High School Normandy, Tenn. / The Webb School of Bellbuckle

2013-14 MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY AND TRACK AND FIELD ROSTER Ht. 5-10 5-10 5-9 6-1 5-9 6-0 5-9 5-10 5-10 6-0 5-8 6-0 6-2 6-1 5-9 6-1 6-0

Yr. So. So. Sr. Sr. So. So. Sr. So. So. So. So. So. So. Jr. So. So. Sr.

Pos. Middle Distance Middle Distance Distance Distance Distance Middle Distance Middle Distance Middle Distance Hurdles Middle Distance Distance Sprints Sprints Middle Distance Middle Distance Distance Distance

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Hometown / Previous School Ooltewah, Tenn. / Ooltewah High School Memphis, Tenn. / Memphis Central High School McKenzie, Tenn. / McKenzie High School Collierville, Tenn. / Houston High School Knoxville, Tenn. / Farragut High School Signal Mountain, Tenn. / Signal Mountain High School Nashville, Tenn. / Martin Luther King, Jr. High School Newport, Tenn. / Cocke County High School Chattanooga, Tenn. / McCallie School Jordan Station, Ontario / Eden High School Signal Mountain, Tenn. / Signal Mountain High School Ooltewah, Tenn. / Ooltewah High School Brentwood, Tenn. / Ravenwood High School Chattanooga, Tenn. / Collegedale Academy Nashville, Tenn. / East Literature High School Brentwood, Tenn. / Brentwood High School Mississauga, Ontario / Brock University


2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Tosin Ayutonde

Marquis Carter

5-10 • Sophomore Ooltewah, Tennessee Ooltewah High School Middle Distance

5-10 • Sophomore Memphis, Tennessee Memphis Central High School Middle Distance

2012-13 Indoor Track and Field: Posted a PR time of 2:06.32 in the 800m at the Christmas Invitational ... ran a PR time of 53.22 in the 400m at the Valentine Invitational.

2012-13 Indoor Track and Field Earned All-Conference honors with a second place finish in the 800m at the SoCon Championships and was named to the all-freshman team ... ran a PR time of 1;54.19 in the event in the prelims winning the second Outdoor Track and Field: heat ... placed seventh at the MTSU Christmas Invitational in the 800m ... Competed in the 400m in three meets and posted a PR time of 53.76 at ran a then-PR time of 1:56.69 at the UK McCravy Memorial Invitational. the Tennessee State Boston-Moon Classic. Outdoor Track and Field Named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in fall semester ... posted a Named all-freshman at the Southern Conference Championships with an perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring semester ... named to UTC’s Dean’s List and eighth place finish in the 800m ... ran a PR time of 1:53.76 in the prelims Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in the spring ... named to the Southern of the 800m at the league championships ... posted a PR time of 49.88 in Conference Academic Honor Roll. the 400m at the Boston-Moon Classic, placing sixth overall. Ooltewah High School 2012 Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps selection for the 400m and 4x400m ... Tennessee State Championship 2012 qualifier for the 4x400 meter relay ... competed in the 400m and 4x400 meter relay in the 2012 Sectionals ... as a senior competed in the 400m, 4x800 meter relay and the 4x400 meter relay ... as a junior competed in the 800 meter, Mile, 2-Mile and 4x800 meter relay ... posted a PR of 53.4 in the 400 meter ... graduated with a 3.9 GPA. Personal Oluwatosin Ayutonde ... nickname is Tosin ... son of Adebukola Aladesanmi ... born July 20 in Lagos, Nigeria. AYUTONDE’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 400m 53.22 2/9/13 Valentine Invitational 800m 2:06.32 12/8/12 Christmas Invitational Outdoor Track 400m 53.76 4/13/13 Boston-Moon Classic

Recorded a perfect 4.0 GPA in the fall semester earning a spot on the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll ... named to the Spring Athletics Director’s Honor Roll ... earned the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics and named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll. Memphis Central High School Ran a Top 80 time among all male track runners nation-wide in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:52.88 ... 2012 Memphis City Champion in the 3200m, 1600m, 800m and 4x400m relay ... named the 2012 city-wide Most Valuable Runner ... claimed the region title in the 800m as well as the 4x400m and 4x800m relays ... runner-up in the 800m at the Tennessee State Championships ... third in the 4x800m relay at State Championships ... 2011 Memphis City champion in the 800m as well as region champion and state runner-up ... placed fifth in at the USATF National Junior Olympic Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... placed fifth in the 800m at the 2010 State Championships ... runner-up at the 2010 Memphis City and Region Championships ... named the Memphis Central High School Most Outstanding Runner in both is junior and senior years ... received the Warrior Spirit Award for the 2012 track season. Personal Marquis Carter ... born June 3 in Omaha, Nebraska ... son of Marian Pinkney and James Carter ... brother of Malachi Jackson, William Pinkney and Aaron Knotts. CARTER’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 800m 1:54.19 2/22/13 SoCon Championships Outdoor Track 400m 49.88 4/13/13 Boston-Moon Classic 800m 1:52.88 High School

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Mark Cole

5-9 • Senior McKenzie, Tennessee McKenzie High School Distance

2012-13 Injured - did not compete Recipient of the Dayle May Award for senior with the top GPA ... recorded a 4.0 GPA in the spring semester ... named to Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters ... earned the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics ... named to the Southern Conference Spring All-Academic Team and the league’s Academic Honor Roll.

Outdoor Track Placed fifth in the 10,000m finals the SoCon Championships just missing all-conference status ... ran a 4:03 in the 1500m at the Emory University Invitational. Named to the Southern Conference Fall, Winter and Spring Honor Rolls ... named to the UTC Dean's List and Athletics Director's Honor Roll. High School Three-time region cross country champion in 2006,2007, and 2008 ... runner-up in TSSAA A-AA state cross country championships in 2007 and 2008 ... Jackson-Sun Cross Country Runner of the Year sophomore, junior, and senior year ... finished third in the 1600 at the 2008 state track meet. Personal Born February 13 in Jackson, Tennessee ... son of Randy Cole and Jan Nelson ... Biochemistry major ... family includes two sisters Brooke and Bailey.

COLE’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 8K 24:57.93 10/29/11 2011-12 10K 32:57.40 11/12/11 Cross Country Indoor Track Placed ninth at the PowerAde Invitational to help lead the Mocs to a 3000m 8:37.75 1/27/12 first place finish in the season-opener ... finished 24th at the Vanderbilt Mile 4:28.53 2/11/12 Commodore Classic helping the Mocs to a fourth place finish ... improved 5000m 15:19.48 2/23/12 his time in the 8K by nearly one full minute at the Greater Louisville Outdoor Track Classic ... earned all-conference second team honors at the SoCon 1500m 4:03.18 Championship placing 14th overall ... plaed 51st at the NCAA South 3000m 8:58.66 Region Championships. 3000m SC 10:06.78 3/3/12 10000m 31:37.34 Indoor Track Competed in the 5000 meter at the SoCon Championships, placing 13th ... ran the mile at the MTSU Valentine Invitational ... ran the 3000 meters at the MTSU Blue Raider Invitational and the Greater Louisville Classic.

SoCon Championships NCAA Region Championships Greater Louisville Classic Valentine Invitational SoCon Championships

Yellow Jacket Invitational

Lucas Cotter

6-1 • Senior Collierville, Tennessee Houston High School Distance

Outdoor Track Earned all-conference honors with a third place finish in the 10,000 meters at the SoCon Championships ... placed third in the 1500 meters at the Boston Moon Invitational ... finished fourth in the 5000 meters at the USF Bulls Invitational and sixth in the 3000 meter Steeplechase at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational. Posted a 4.0 GPA in the Fall ... named to Dean’s List in both semesters ... named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll for both spring and fall ... named to the Southern Conference All-Academic team. 2010-11 Named to the UTC Dean's List and Athletics Director's Honor Roll.

2012-13 Cross Country Earned all-conference second team honors at the Southern Conference Championships with a 12th place finish ... placed 29th at the NCAA South Region, just missing all-region honors ... placed seventh at the UTC Front Runner Invitational in his return to the course following an injury in outdoor track.

2009-10 Cross Country Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team as a top finishing freshman ... had two Top 10 finishes including a ninth place finish to help Recorded a 4.0 GPA in the spring semester ... recipient of the Southern lead the Mocs to the title at the Tennessee Tech Invitational. Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics and named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s Indoor Track List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters. Placed fourth in the Mile at the Blue Raider Invitatioanal ... competed in the 800m at the SoCon Championships.

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD 2011-12 Cross Country Named All-Region with a 26th place finish at the NCAA South Region meet ... named All-Conference First Team with sixth place finish at the SoCon Championships ... Placed third at the PowerAde Invitational ... placed 10th at the Vanderbilt Commodore Invitational ... improved his 8K time by 55 seconds with a 29th place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic ... placed fifth at Front Runner Invitational. Indoor Track Posted a school-record time of 8:09.89 in the 3000 meter run at the SoCon Championships claiming the title in the event ... placed second in the 5000 meter the following day ... won the Mile at the MTSU Blue Raider Invitational.

Collierville High School Lucas was a best of preps nominee in his junior year and finalist senior year ... two-time All-State honoree in cross country as a junior and a senior... regional cross country champion senior year ... state track qualifier junior and senior year... served as captain of state champion cross country team senior year and posted personal bests of 1:58 in the 800m, 4:30 in the mile, 9:38 for 2 miles and 15:56 for cross country 5k. Personal Born August 13 in Greensboro, N.C. ... lived in Naperville, Ill. from 20012006 ... moved to Collierville, Tenn. after sophomore year ... son of Bill and Tracy Cotter ... brother of Jenna ... married to the former Amanda Sumner ... the two have a daughter Addison born in 2010 ... double majoring in Accounting and English.

COTTER’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 8K 24:20.56 10/29/11 10K 31:52.70 11/12/11 Indoor Track Mile 4:14.33 1/21/12 Named to UTC’s Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both Fall 800m 1:55.21 2/11/12 and Spring semesters ... named to the Southern Conference All-Academic 3000m 8:09.89* 2/23/12 Team. 5000m 14:29.31 2/23/12 Outdoor Track 2010-11 1500m 3:51.92 3/16/12 Cross Country 5000m 14:29.31 4/6/12 Named Southern Conference Freshman of the Year ... earned allconference second team honors ... placed 14th at the league championships ... placed 75th at the NCAA South Region Championships * School record Outdoor Track Placed 25th at the Stanford Invitational in the 5000 meter despite a season-ending foot injury ... claimed the 1500 meter title at the USF Bulls Invitational.

... helped Mocs to win the UTC Front Runner Invitational with a seventh place finish ... placed 12th at the Vanderbilt Commodore Classic, helping the Mocs to a runner-up finish ... helped Mocs to win the UTC PowerAde Invitational with a fourth place finish. Indoor Track Anchor leg of the Distance Medley Relay (DMR) SoCon Championship team.

Outdoor Track Scored for the Mocs in the 1500 meter run at the league championships ... placed second in the 1500 meter at the WKU Hilltopper Relays ... ran third leg of 4x800 meter winning team at the Emory Invitational.

SoCon Championships NCAA South Region Meet Blue Raider Invitational Valentine Invitational SoCon Championships SoCon Championships USF Bulls Invitational Stanford Invitational

Zack Darby

5-8 • Sophomore Knoxville, Tennessee Farragut High School Distance

Member of the Southern Conference Fall, Winter and Spring All-Academic 2012-13 Teams ... named to the UTC Dean's List and Athletics Director's Honor Roll. Indoor Track Recorded a PR in the Mile Run at the Southern Conference Championships 2009-10 ... placed eighth in the 3000 meter run at the Blue Raider Invitational ... Cross Country competed in the 800m at the Valentine Invitational. Redshirted the 2009 season. Indoor Track Won the Mile at the Blue Raider Invitational with a time of 4:24 ... bettered his time by more than one second at the Valentine Invitational ... member of the fifth placed Distance Medley Relay team at the SoCon Championships. Outdoor Track Ran the 800m in a time of 1:57 at the Emory University Invitational ... posted a time of 4:00 in the 1500m at the UTK Sea Ray Relays.

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Outdoor Track Competed in the 10,000m at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed fourth in the 3000m Steeple Chase at the USF Bulls Invitational ... ran the 1500m at the Catamount and Yellowjacket Inviationals ... placed 10th in the 800m at the Boston-Moon Classic. Named to UTC’s Dean’s List in the spring and earned a spot on the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters ... named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.


2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Farragut High School Four-year letterwinner in cross country ... advanced to two cross country state meets ... helped lead his team to a regional championship in 2009 ... junior year placed 16th at both the KIL Championships and region race ... two-time Coach's Award winner ... team captain in both his junior and senior years ... member of the All-State 4x800m team his junior season ... track and field four-year letterwinner and a two-time state qualifier for the 4x800m relay team ... captain of the track and field team in both his junior and senior years ... member of the National Honor Society and Student Government ... served his community through many projects including such projects as Relay for Life and feeding the homeless. Personal Zachary Darby ... Biology: Preprofessional major. DARBY’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 800m 2:04.29 2/9/13 Mile 4:32.69 2/22/13 3000m 9:10.03 2/2/13 Outdoor Track 800m 2:03.56 4/13/13 1500m 4:11.36 3/30/13 3000m SC 10:48.24 3/15/13 10000m 34:27.28 4/20/13

Mock Trial, FCA, Young Life and the Youth Leadership Committee focusing on gang prevention. Personal Austin Ethridge ... son of Christopher and Jill Ethridge ... born in Starkville, Miss. ... two younger sisters, McKenzie and Kennedy. ETHRIDGE’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 800m 2:01.12 2/22/13 Mile 4:31.81 2/22/13 Outdoor Track 800m 2:02.01 3/15/13 1500m 4:10.37 3/30/13

Valentine Invitational SoCon Championships Blue Raider Invitational

6-0 • Sophomore Signal Mountain, Tennessee Signal Mountain High School Middle Distance

2012-13 Indoor Track Recorded PRs in the 800m and Mile Run at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed fourth in the Mile at the Christmas Invitational Outdoor Track Placed 13th at the USF Bulls Invitational where he recorded his PR in the 800m ... competed in the 800m at the Catamount Classic and the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... also ran in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

USF Bulls Invitational Yellow Jacket Invitational

John Gilpin

5-9 • Senior Nashville, Tennessee Martin Luther King, Jr. High School Middle Distance

Boston-Moon Classic Yellow Jacket Invitational USF Bulls Invitational SoCon Championships

Austin Ethridge

SoCon Championships SoCon Championships

2012-13 Cross Country Placed 30th at the Southern Conference Championships and 82nd at the NCAA South Region Championships ... finished seventh overall at the season-opening PowerAde Invitational. Indoor Track Recorded a PR in the Mile at the Kentucky McCravy Invitational ... placed fifth in the 3000m at the Valentine Invitational ... ran a PR in the 3000m at the Southern Conference Championships. Recorded a 4.0 GPA in the fall semester ... named to the Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters ... earned a spot on the Southern Conference Fall and Winter All-Academic teams ... recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics and named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll. 2011-12 Indoor Track Ran the 800 meter and the Mile at the SoCon championships ... posted a PR of 1:58.78 in the 800m at the Blue Raider Invitational ... ran the Mile at the MTSU Valentine Invitational.

Recorded perfect 4.0 GPA’s over both semesters ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Rolls both semesters ... named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... recieved the Southern 2010-11 Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics. Indoor Track Ran the 800 meter and the Mile at the SoCon championships Signal Mountain High School Four-time TSSAA State Cross Country competitor ... named a Chattanooga Outdoor Track Times Free Press Best of Preps honoree in 2011 ... three-time sectional Competed in the 800 meter and 1500 meter events ... ran the second track and field competitor and two-time sub-sectional champion ... leg of the 4x800 meter fifth place team at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket received Academic Honors at Signal Mountain High School and is a relays. member of the Beta Club and National Honor Society ... participated in

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD High School Captain of cross country teams that won back-to-back state championships in 2008 and 2009 ... participated in Tennessee state track meet junior and senior years ... earned all-state honors with a second place finish in the 800m and ran a personal best of 4:26 in the 1600 to place fourth at the state track meet senior year also earning him all-state honors ... PRs: 5k • 16:54, 1600m • 4:26, 800m • 1:59.6. Personal John Gilpin ... son of Jack and Pam Gilpin ... born April 3, 1992 in Nashville, Tenn. GILPIN’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 5K 16:17.60 10/13/12 8K 25:50.50 10/27/12 10K 32:48.8 11/9/12 Indoor Track 800m 1:58.78 1/27/12 Mile 4:26.50 1/26/13 3000m 8:45.61 2/22/13 Outdoor Track 800m 1:58.71 4/21/12 1500m 4:09.02 3/16/12

Front Runner Invitational SoCon Championships NCAA Region Championships Greater Louisville Classic McCravy Memorial SoCon Championships

Award ... member of the 2011 and 2012 Track and Field All-Section I AAA Team ... sixth place medalist at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics ... graduated from Cocke County High School with a 3.968 GPA and was the Salutatorian of high class ... Physical Science and Biological Science Letterman ... received the U.S. Army Scholar Athlete Award. Personal Taylor Hawk ... son of Renee and Mark Hawk ... brother of Clint and Sarah Hawk ... born December 6 in Dandridge, Tenn. HAWK’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 800m 2:02.15 2/22/13 SoCon Championships Mile 4:37.55 12/8/12 Christmas Invitational Outdoor Track 3000m SC 10:34.12 3/15/13 USF Bulls Invitational

Imeobong Isang

SoCon Championships USF Bulls Invitational

5-10 • Sophomore Atlanta, Georgia McCallie School Hurdles

Taylor Hawk

5-9 • Sophomore Dandridge, Tennessee Cooke County High School Middle Distance

2012-13 Indoor Track Competed in the Mile at the Christmas Invitational, Blue Raider Invitational and the Southern Conference Championships ... ran the 800m at the Valentine Invitational and the SoCon Championships ... recorded PR in the 800m at the league championships and PR’d the Mile at the Christmas Invite.

2012-13 Indoor Track Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team with a seventh place finish in the 60m Hurdle finals and posted a PR of 8.49 in the event ... recorded a PR in the 55m Hurdles at the Valentine Invitational ... placed second in the finals of the 55m H at the Valentine Invitational ... placed fourth in the 55m H at the Christmas Invitational. Outdoor Track Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in the 110m Hurdles with an eighth place finish ... ran the 100m at the Catamount Classic ... recorded a PR of 59.80 in the 400m H at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, placing eighth.

McCallie School Advanced to the 2009 AAU Jr. Olympic Games in the 110 meter hurdles ... 2010 Metro 8 region champion in the 110m Hurdles ... TSSAA DI AAA region champion ... state qualifier ... participated in the New Balance Nationals Emerging Elite ... AAU Junior Olympics 110m Hurdles Area Champ ... posted fifth place finish at the 2011 Volunteer Track Classic with Earned a spot on the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... a PR time of 14.73 ... 2011 DII TSSAA region champ in both the 110m named to the UTC Dean’s List in the spring semester ... named to the UTC hurdles and the 300 meter hurdles ... runner-up in the 110m hurdles at Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters. state championship ... 2012 110m hurdles champ at both the Region and State Championships ... 2012 region champion in the 300m hurdles ... Cocke County High School named a Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps First Team member Member of the 2011 and 2012 Track and Field All-Section I AAA Team ... in both his junior and senior years ... 2010 Fifth Chair for the All East sixth place medalist at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics ... graduated with Tennessee Orchestra for the Double Bass ... 2011 All East Tennessee Blues a 3.968 GPA and was the Salutatorian of hiS class ... Physical Science and Band Participant ... McCallie School Honors Musician ... received the Biological Science Letterman ... received the U.S. Army Scholar Athlete NSOA Orchestral Award ... member of the All-East Tennessee Orchestra. Outdoor Track Competed in the 3000m Steeple Chase twice and recorded a PR in the event at the USF Bulls Invitational where he placed third ... eighth in the 3000m SC at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD ISANG’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 55m H 7.99 2/9/13 60m H 8.49 2/23/13 Outdoor Track 100m 11.53 3/23/13 110m H 15.62 3/23/13 400m H 59.80 3/30/13

Matthew Marshall

Valentine Invitational SoCon Championships

5-8 • Sophomore Signal Mountain, Tennessee Signal Mountain High School Distance

Catamount Classic Catamount Classic Yellow Jacket Invitational

Trevor Janssen 6-0 • Sophomore St. Catherine’s, Ontario Eden High School Middle Distance

2012-13 Cross Country Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team for an 18th place finish at the league championships ... placed 55th at the NCAA South Region Championships ... placed eighth at the Front Runner Invitational and ninth at the PowerAde Invite.

2012-13 Indoor Track Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team in the Mile at the league championships ... placed sixth in the 3000m at the Christmas Invitational and posted a PR in the event at the Kentucky McCravy Memorial ... recorded a PR in both the 800m and the Mile at the Southern Conference Championships. Outdoor Track Placed eighth in the 3000m at the USF Bulls Invitational ... recorded a PR in the 800m at the Catamount Classic ... PR’d in the 1500 meter at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational. Recorded a 4.0 in the spring semester ... recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics and named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List in the spring and the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters.

Indoor Track Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in the 800m placing fourth and just missing all-conference honors ... ran a PR time of 1:55.22 in the prelims of the 800m at the SoCon Championships placing second in his heat.

Signal Mountain High School placed ninth in the Tennessee State Cross Country Championships in 2011 with a time of 16:56, a personal record ... 2011 cross country region champion with a time of 17:15 ... three-time Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps First Team member for cross country and a two-time All-State honoree ... began his career with the Eagles when the school Named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both opened its doors for his freshman year and has led Signal Mountain High semesters ... named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll. School to the state championships in each of his four years picking up two region team titles along the way. Eden High School Named the MVP of the cross country team ... MVP of the track and field Personal team ... placed 20th at the OFSAA Championships in Canada ... placed 36th Matthew Marshall … son of Teresa and Brad Marshall … brother of Drew at the Junior National Cross Country Championships ... placed second in and Alex … born November 29 in Houston, Texas. the 1500 meter at the Region Championships ... placed ninth in the event at the OFSAA Championships with a time of 3:59.6, just missing his PR of MARSHALL’S PERSONAL RECORDS 3:59.1 ... two-time Junior National Track and Field Championship qualifier. Indoor Track 800m 1:58.60 2/22/13 SoCon Championships Personal Mile 4:27.29 2/23/13 SoCon Championships Trevor Janssen … son of Johanna and Rob Janssen … has one brother, 3000m 9:08.73 1/26/13 UK McCravy Memorial Andrew … born March 7 in St. Catherine’s Ontario, Canada. Outdoor Track 800m 2:00.25 3/23/13 Catamount Classic JANSSEN’S PERSONAL RECORDS 1500m 4:08.47 3/30/13 Yellow Jacket Invitational Cross Country 3000m 8:58.93 3/15/13 USF Bulls Invitational 5K 15:48.70 10/13/12 Front Runner Invitational 8K 25:33.83 10/2712 SoCon Championships 10K 32:13.0 11/9/12 NCAA Region Championships Indoor Track 800m 1:55.22 2/22/13 SoCon Championships

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Hunter McClain

Recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics ... named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters.

6-0 • Freshman Ooltewah, Tenn. Ooltewah High School Sprints

Ravenwood High School Named to the All-Midstate First Team as a senior year … claimed the title in the 400 meter dash at the Sub-Sectionals during his 2011 senior campaign… followed that with a second place finish at the Sectionals advancing to the state tournament … 400 meter champion at the State Championships with a time of 48.77, just hundredths of a second off his Ooltewah High School PR of 48.46 … 4x400 meter relay team took sixth at the State Tournament Two-time state qualifier in the 400 meter dash ... state finalist as a member … earned an invitation to compete in the Great Eight Invitational in of the 4x400m relay and the 4x200m relay ... 400 meter champion at the 2011 for the 400m and the high jump where he claimed the 400m title “Best of Preps” as a junior ... claimed the title at the LFO Invitational in … current record holder for the 400m at Ravenwood … member of the the 400m as a senior ... 400 meter champion at the McCallie Mid-South school-record 4x400m relay team … named Most Valuable male sprinter Track Classic and the Chattanooga OPTIMIST as a junior ... runner-up at Ravenwood in both his junior and senior years … twice named Athlete in the 200m at the LFO Invitational senior year ... placed second in the of the Week for Raptors. 400m at the McCallie Mid-South Track Classic and third in the event at the Chattanooga OPTIMIST as a senior ... in sophomore year, placed third Personal in the 400m at the McCallie Mid-South Track Classic ... placed fifth in the Geoff Nelson ... son of Susan and Geoff Nelson ... brother of Adam ... born 200m at the Chattanooga OPTIMIST as a junior. April 6 in Elgin, Ill. Personal Hunter McClain ... son of Virginia McClain and Kevin McClain ... has one brother, Jackson. McCLAIN���S PERSONAL RECORDS Track 100m 11.93 200m 22.74 400m 50.25

LFO Invitational Chattanooga OPTIMIST

NELSON’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 200m 23.09 2/2/13 400m 50.71 1/26/13 Outdoor Track 200m 23.08 3/23/13 400m 48.46

Blue Raider Invitational UK McCravy Memorial Catamount Classic High School

Patrick O’Brien

Geoff Nelson

6-1 • Junior Chattanooga, Tennessee Collegedale Academy Middle Distance

6-2 • Sophomore Brentwood, Tennessee Ravenwood High School Sprints

2012-13 Cross Country Placed 11th in the PowerAde Invitational and ran at the Commodore Classic.

2012-13 Indoor Track Placed eighth in the 200m at the Blue Raider Invitational and posted a PR time of 23.09 ... recorded a PR at the Kentucky McCravy Memorial in the Indoor Track 400 meter dash. Recorded PR’s in the 800m and the Mile at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed eighth in the 800m at the Blue Raider Invitational. Outdoor Track Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in the 400 meter Outdoor Track finals placing seventh ... finished fourth in the 400m prelims at the league Placed fourth in the 1500m at the Boston-Moon Classic ... recorded a PR championships and posted a PR time of 49.05 in the event ... ran both in the 1500m at the Catamount Classic ... competed in the 1500m at the the 200m and the 400m at the Catamount Classic ... placed ninth in the Southern Conference Championships. 400m at the Catamount Classic and third in the Boston-Moon Classic in the event. Recorded a 4.0 GPA over both semesters ... recipient of the Southern

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics and named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters ... named to the SoCon Fall, Winter and Spring All-Academic Teams.

Dequantez Sandifer

5-8 • Sophomore Nashville, Tennessee East Literature Magnet School Middle Distance

2011-12 Indoor Track Posted a PR time of 4:39.57 in the Mile at the Valentine Invitational ... ran a 9:25.24 in the 3000m at the Southern Conference Championships.

Outdoor Track Posted a PR of 1:58.68 at the Southern Conference Championships in the 800m ... ran a best time of 4:14.90 in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket 2012-13 Invitational ... recorded a best time of 9:36.77 in the 3000m at the USF Indoor Track Competed in the 400m and the 800m through three meets ... ran a 54.84 Bulls Invitational. in the 400m at the Christmas Invitational ... ran a PR in the 800m at the Valentine Invitational High School Four-time cross country state qualifier ... Times Free Press "Best of Preps" First Team as a junior ... led team to three straight region titles ... 2011 Long-Course Duathlon 19-under National Champion ... 41st at Ironman 70.3 World Championships for 2011 for 24-under age group ... two-time USA qualifier for triathlon ... tennis double state semi-finalist ... three-time region champion in doubles ... tennis team captain in junior and senior years ... named to the Times Free Press "Best of Preps" Second Team singles as a senior and First Team doubles ... member of the swim team and basketball team ... named team MVP for basketball as a sophomore maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school ... member of the Student Senate as a freshman and a member of the Student Association as a sophomore ... served as Junior Class Vice President and was Senate Student President in senior year ... graduated with honors.

Outdoor Track Placed sixth in the 800m at the Boston-Moon Classic ... recorded a PR of 1:59.64 in the event at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational. Named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in the spring.

East Literature Magnet School Awarded the 2009 Coach’s Award ... 400m Metro Freshman City Champion ... member of the eighth place 4x200m relay team at the Tennessee State AA championships ... placed fourth in the 400m at sectionals ... member of the Metro Freshman second place Mile relay team ... In 2010 his 4x800 meter relay team placed fourth ... member of the fourth place 4x400m relay team at state ... seventh at the state meet in the 400 meter dash ... fifth in the 400m at the sub-sectional ... 2011 team MVP ... member of the Personal Patrick John O'Brien ... born April 19 in Calhoun, Ga. ... son of Georgia fifth place 4x400m relay team and sixth place 4x800m relay team at state and John O'Brien ... has an older sister, Molly at Ole Miss and a younger championships ... member of the third place 4x800m team at sectionals ... 4x200m team placed fifth at the city championships ... member of the brother Conner in high school ... Biochemistry major. 2012 sixth place 4x800m relay team at the Junior Olympics ... helped lead the 4x800m team to the title at the AAU Region meet ... treasurer of O’BRIEN’S PERSONAL RECORDS the Honor Society ... two-time Class President ... graduated in the top 10 Indoor Track percent of his class. Mile 4:39.57 2/11/12 Valentine Invitational 3000m 9:25.24 2/23/12 SoCon Championships Personal Outdoor Track Dequantez Sandifer ... son of Nicole Cladwell and Eugene and Shameka 800m 1:58.68 4/21/12 SoCon Championships Caldwell ... brother of Eboni Mason, Essence Caldwell, Breanna Williams, 1500m 4:14.90 3/31/12 Yellow Jacket Invitational Lamonte Williams and LaBreya Williams ... born December 1 in Nashville, 3000m 9:36.77 3/16/12 USF Bulls Invitational Tenn. SANDIFER’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 400m 54.84 12/8/12 Christmas Invitational 800m 2:03.14 2/9/13 Valentine Invitational Outdoor Track 800m 1:59.64 3/30/13 Yellow Jacket Invitational

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Paul Stuart

Nathan Wanuch

6-1 • Sophomore Brentwood, Tennessee Brentwood High School Distance

6-0 • Senior Mississauga, Ontario Brock University Distance

2012-13 Cross Country Placed 28th at the Southern Conference Championships ... finished 41st at the NCAA South Region Championships ... placed fourth at the seasonopening PowerAde Invitational and 10th at the Front Runner Invitational.

2012-13 Cross Country Named All-Region with a 20th place finish at the NCAA South Region Championships ... earned all-conference honors with a third place finish at the Southern Conference Championships ... claimed the title at the PowerAde and Front Runner Invitationals ... placed second at the Greater Louisville Classic and sixth at the Commodore Classic.

Indoor Track Finished 14th in the 5000 meter run at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed fourth in the 3000 meter run at Kentucky‘s Indoor Track McCravy Memorial ... ran the mile at the Valentine Invitational. Recorded PR’s in the Mile, 3000m and 5000m ... placed sixth in the 3000 meter at the Southern Conference Championships and seventh in the Recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for 5000 meter ... finished second in the Mile at the Valentine Invitational ... Academics ... named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll second in the 3000m at the Christmas Invitational. ... named to UTC’s Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters ... recorded a 4.0 GPA in the spring semester. Outdoor Track Named all-conference with a second place finish in the 5000 meter run Brentwood High School at the Southern Conference Championships ... posted a PR in the 3000m Cross Country AAA All-State performer in 2010 and 2011 ... named the Steeplechase and just missed all-conference honors with a fourth place team MVP in 2010 and 2011 ...placed second in the Tennessee State finish at the league championships ... claimed the title in the 3000 meter Cross Country Championships in 2011 and was the 2010 and 2011 region Steeplechase at the USF Bulls Invitational ... won the 5000 meter run champion ... captained the Brentwood cross country team and led the at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... placed second in the 1500m at the Bruins to the school's first-ever AAA state championship ... led team to a Boston-Moon Classic. 17th place finish at the Nike Cross Nationals in 2011 ... three-time track and field All-State honoree (2009, 2010, 2011) in the 3200 ... named all- Recorded a 4.0 GPA in the spring semester ... recipient of the Southern state for the 1600 meter his senior year ... 2011 region champion for Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics and named to the the 1600m ... captained the three-time state AAA championship team SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... member of the SoCon Fall, Winter and ... received the 2011 Most Outstanding Track Athlete Award ... 2012 Spring All-Academic Teams ... named to UTC’s Dean’s List and Athletics Coaches Award recipient ... AP Scholar ... recognized as a John Maher Director’s Honor Roll both semesters. Scholar Athlete in 2011 and 2012 ... graduated with Honors. 2011-12 Personal Cross Country Paul is the younger brother of former UTC runner Emmie and current Placed fifth in the PowerAde Invitational 5K ... finished 12th at the runner Kathryn ... son of Tracie and Hank Stuart Commodore Classic ... placed 77th at the Greater Louisville Classic … finished sixth at the UTC Front Runner Invitational … Placed 27th at the STUART’S PERSONAL RECORDS SoCon Championships … Finished 55th at the NCAA South Region 10K Cross Country meet 5K 15:51.79 10/13/13 Front Runner Invitational 8K 25:47.52 10/27/12 SoCon Championships Indoor Track 10K 31:56.1 11/9/12 NCAA Region Championships Won the 3000 meter race at the Blue Raider Invitational … placed 12th in Indoor Track the 5000 meter at the Southern Conference Championships … member of Mile 4:25.06 2/9/13 Valentine Invitational the seventh place DMR team at the SoCon Championships. 3000m 8:44.51 1/26/13 McCravy Memorial 5000m 15:21.74 2/22/13 SoCon Championships Outdoor Track Claimed the 3000 meter Steeplechase title at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational … finished second in the 1500m at the Blue Moon Invitational … placed sixth in the 3000m SC at the Southern Conference Championships with a PR of 9:24.17 … ran the 1500m at the league championships with a PR of 3:58.80.

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Named to UTC’s Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both Fall and Spring semesters ... named to Southern Conference All-Academic Team.

Gabby Cader

5-5 • Senior Cleveland, Tennessee Walker Valley High School Sprints

2010-11 Cross Country Placed second at the season-opening PowerAde Invitational and helped lead the Mocs to the win ... Mocs finished second at the Vanderbilt Commodore Classic with assistance from Wanuch ... helped the Mocs to claim the title at the Front Runner Invitational ... injury kept him out of the Southern Conference Championships Indoor Track Competed in the Mile and 3000 meter runs at the league championships ... ran a PR 4:18.13 at the MTSU Valentine Invitational ... recorded a PR 8:39.02 in the 3000 meter at the Rod McCravy Memorial Invitational hosted by Kentucky Brock University Accomplishments Had a breakthrough track season in 2009 that included two medals at ROPSSAA, a 9th place finish in the 2000m Steeplechase, and a 12th place finish in the 3000m at OFSAA. Capped off the track season at Junior Nationals with a 7th place finish in the 3000m steeplechase. 2009 CrossCountry was also successful with 3 top 20 finishes, including one 1st place finish. Finished 21st at both the Ontario University Championships, and at Cross Country Junior Nationals running 31:55 (10km) and 25:25 (8km) respectively. Track 2010 included a Bronze medal in the 3000m at the Indoor track provincial championships and new personal bests in the 1500 (3:54.50) and in the 3000m steeplechase (9:16.03) Personal Born May 19th in Edmonton, Alberta Canada ... son of Art and Joan Wanuch ... five siblings: Alex, Jessica, Jacob, Samuel, Nicholas ... plans to major in Health and exercise science. WANUCH’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 5K 15:17.68 10/13/12 8K 24:35.64 10/27/12 10K 31:10.4 11/9/12 Indoor Track Mile 4:15.10 2/9/12 3000m 8:24.93 2/22/13 5000m 14:52.82 2/23/13 Outdoor Track 1500m 3:58.30 4/13/13 3000m SC 9:11.18 4/20/13 5000m 14:42.54 3/30/13

Front Runner Invitational SoCon Championships NCAA Region Championships

2012-13 Cross Country Ran in the Front Runner Invitational with a time of 13:30.81. Indoor Track Competed in the 400 meter dash ... recorded a PR in the event at the Kentucky McCravy Memorial ... placed ninth in the event at the Valentine Invitational and 11th at the Christmas Invitational. Outdoor Track Recorded a PR in the 400m at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed seventh in the event at the Catamount Classic. Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters. 2011-12 Cross Country Made the move to cross country … posted a time of 13:14 in the 2-mile Front Runner Invitational … placed 77th in her first 5K race with a time of 20:17.10 at the Southern Conference Champoinships. Indoor Track Ran the 400 meter at the Blue Raider, Greater Louisville Classic and Valentinte Invitational posting a season-best time of 1:01.26 at the Valentine race ... member of the 4x400 meter relay team at the Blue Raider Invitational and a member of the DMR at the SoCon Championships.

Valentine Invitational SoCon Championships SoCon Championships

Outdoor Track Ran the 400m at the USF Bulls Invitational, Yellow Jacket Invite, the Boston Moon Invitational and the Southern Conference Championships … posted a season-best 59.65 400 meter time at the Southern Conference Championships.

Boston-Moon Classic SoCon Championships Yellow Jacket Invitational

Named to UTC’s Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in the Fall semester. 2010-11 Indoor Track Competed in the 200 meter and 400 meter dashes ... placed 15th at the league championships. Outdoor Track Competed in the 400 meter dash at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, placing 11th and was 14th in the event at the SoCon championships ... ran the 4x100 meter and 4x400 meter relays at the league championships. Walker Valley High School Four-time state qualifier in track and field ... In 2010 won the A/AA

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Sectionals in the long jump, triple jump an dthe 400m ... placed second in the 100m Hurdles ... fourth in the long jump in the A/AA State finals ... second in the 400m at the Chattanooga "Best of Preps" ... holds nine school records at Walker Valley. Personal Gabby Cader ... daughter of Ilka Cader ... born Jan. 7 ... Legal Assistant Studies. CADER’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 2-mile 13:14 10/15/11 5K 20:17.10 10/29/11 Indoor Track 400m 1:00.15 1/26/13 Outdoor Track 400m 59.50 4/20/13

Front Runner Invitational SoCon Championships

Anna Kate Chance

5-4 • Freshman Columbia, Tennessee Columbia Central High School Distance

High School 2009 Region 4AAA cross country champion … 2012 Beaman Automotive Group Scholar Athlete of the Week, sports channel 30 … Top-three performer at region cross country championships all 4 years of high school … claimed region cross country title as a freshman … received Mid-State cross country association award for making the all mid-state team all four years of high school … TSSAA cross country championships qualifier all four years placing 20th her senior year … holds school records in the 3200 meter & 5000 meter … Member of the swim team and the soccer team

McCravy Memorial SoCon Championships

Hannah Chamblin

Homecoming Queen senior year… awarded the distinguished “Joanne Ramsey Award” her senior year, which signifies outstanding female athlete at Columbia Central high school … member of the Beta and Interact clubs and a member of the National Honors Society.

5-10 • Freshman Memphis, Tennessee St. Agnes Academy Middle Distance

Personal Anna Kate Chance … daughter of Tim and Angela Chance and the late Wendy Chance.

CHAMBLIN’S PERSONAL RECORDS High School 1600m 5:36.90 Member of the three-time state championship 4x800 team ... finished 3200m 12:08.73 second in the state championships in the 800 meter in 2012 ... region 5K 19:34.10 champion in the 800 meter in 2012 and 2013 ... named to the Best of Preps All-Metro team in cross country 2010, 2011, 2012 ... named to the Best of Preps All-Metro team in track 2011, 2012, 2013 ... named Best Middle Distance for track in 2010 ... named most improved for varsity track in 2012 ... received the Star Award for cross country in 2012 ... team captain senior year ... holds school record for 4x400, 4x800, and distance medley relay … most valuable distance runner in track for 2013 Personal Hannah Shea Chamblin … daughter of Lois and Jack Chamblin and sister of Brandt … born March 25, 1995 in Memphis Tennessee … entering Chattanooga with an interest in Physical Therapy. CHAMBLIN’S PERSONAL RECORDS 400m 1:01.49 800m 2:19.40 1600m 5:27.93 3200m 12:32.22 5K 20:19.00

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Amanda Cotter

5-9 • Senior Bristol, Connecticut Bristol Eastern High School Distance

2012-13 Cross Country Named all-conference with a sixth place finish at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed 51st at the NCAA South Region Championships ... claimed the title at the PowerAde and Front Runner Invitationals ... placed 18th at the Greater Louisville Classic.

High School Five-time All-Academic team member ... earned All-Conference honors 11 times ... all-state performer ... Indoor Track (1600/1000 meter state champion/cross country) ... All-Northeast Team ... Footlocker 2005, 2006 cross country ... sprint medley relay team -anchor leg ... Class L State Champion ... 1000 meter Indoor Track ... Class M State Champion 1000 meter and 1600 meter Indoor Track USATF ... Junior Olympics Region 1 New England Championships ... Cross Country and Outdoor Track 800 meter. Personal Born Apirl 11 in New Britain, Conn. ... daughter of Marty and Jamie Sumner ... married to the Lucas Cotter ... the two have a daughter Addison born in 2010.

COTTER’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 2-mile 11:25.85 10/13/12 Indoor Track 5K 17:47.79 10/27/12 Placed second and PR’d in the Mile at the Valentine Invitational ... 6K 21:19.8 11/9/12 competed in the 3000m run at the Kentucky McCravy Memorial. Indoor Track Mile 5:04.10 2/9/13 Outdoor Track 3000m 9:51.41 Named All-Conference in the 1500 meter run with a third place finish Outdoor Track ... placed fourth in the 800 meter run at the USF Bulls Invitational, the 800m 2:13.85 4/20/13 Catamount Classic and the Boston-Moon Classic. 1500m 4:31.63 Recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics ... named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters ... posted a 4.0 GPA in the fall semester.

Front Runner Invitational SoCon Championships NCAA Championships Valentine Invitational McCravy Memorial SoCon Championships Yellow Jacket Invitational

Joanna Elmore

5-5 • Freshman Clarksville, Tennessee Northwestern High School Middle Distance

2011-12 Indoor Track Named All-Conference in the 5000 meter with a third place finish at the Southern Conference Championships ... posted a PR 9:51.41 in the 3000m at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... placed fourth in the 800m at the Valentine Invitational ... placed second in the Mile at the Blue Raider Inviatational. Outdoor Track Earned All-Conference honors in the 1500m run with a third place finish at the Southern Conference Championships ... posted a best time of 4:31.63 in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

High School Three-year member of the cross country team and four-year member of the track and field team … three-time state qualifier in cross country … qualified for state track … named all-conference … named All-Area in cross country three times … received back-to-back cross country Runner Received “Comeback Player of the Year” award at the Scrappy’s ... Named of the Year awards. to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both the Fall and Spring semesters ... named to the Southern Conference All-Academic Ranked third in class … officer in the National Honors Society … maintained Team. a 4.0 GPA 2009-10 Indoor Track Ran the 800 meter at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed fourth in the Mile at the Valentine Invitational.

Personal Joanna Elmore … daughter of Jenni and Jerry Elmore … sister of Hanna and Abigail Elmore

Outdoor Track Placed third in the 800 meter at the Emory Invitational ... member of third place 4x800 meter relay team ... ran the 1500 meter at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (13th) and the Sea Ray Relays (15th).

ELMORE’S PERSONAL RECORDS 800m 2:26.50 1600m 5:40.15 2000m SC 9:07.87 3200m 12:14.40 5000m 19:37.60

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Madalyn Garland

Rebecca Greenwall

5-2 • Freshman Evensville, Tennessee Rhea County High School Distance

6-0 • Junior Bogart, Georgia Baylor School Middle Distance

High School 2009: 6th at Best of Preps in the 800 … 2010 Chattanooga Times Free Press cross country Best of Preps Runner of the Year… 2010 cross country region champion… led her team to region runners-up and to Rhea County’s debut at the TSSAA State cross country championships… placed 11th at the TSSAA cross country championships with a time of 19:38… Rhea County’s first ever female All-State cross country performer… district runner-up and Runner of the Year… 2010 Track: Represented Rhea County at the TSSAA track and field championships in the 3,200 and 4x8 relay…2011 Chattanooga Times Free Press cross country Best of Preps, region runner-up… led Rhea County to first ever region title… placed 16th at TSSAA state cross country championships… All-Region…2011 Track Best of Preps Champion in the 3,200 and runner-up in the 800…2012 Chattanooga Times Free Press cross country Best of Preps… region runner-up… led team to second region championship…All-Region… 2012 Track Section Runner-Up in 4x8… 14th at TSSAA state track and field championships in the 4x8 ... Backyard Invite two-time champion and record holder (cross country) … school record holder in the 5k, 3,200, 1,600, and 800 ... Member of the Grove’s Expressive Worship Team. Personal Madalyn Corrine Garland … Daughter of Tonia Swafford and Robert Swafford and John Garland and Holly Garland ... sister of Camey Swafford, Josiah Garland, and Abigail Garland. GARLAND’S PERSONAL RECORDS 800m 2:26 1600m 5:33 3200m 12:01 5K 19:37

2012-13 Indoor Track Placed eighth in the 800m run at the Blue Raider Invitational ... finished 11th in the Mile at the Valentine Invitational ... competed in the 800m at the league championships. Outdoor Track Claimed the title in the 1500m run at the Boston-Moon Classic ... placed 13th in the event at the Southern Conference Championships ... competed in the 800m at the league championships. Recorded a perfect 4.0 in the fall semester ... recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics and named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... member of the SoCon Fall, Winter and Spring All-Academic Teams ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters. Georgia Southern Cross Country 2011 Set the all-time fastest time in Georgia Southern history for the 5K (17:59.6) at the SoCon Championships...Was the first Eagle to cross the line at five of six meets...Earned two Top-10 finishes including a fifth-place (18:45) finish at the College of Charleston and a seventh-place (19:08.11) finish at the Gamecock Invitational...Owns three of the Top-7 fastest times in school history for the 5K. High School Six individual state championships in Track including the 800m, 1600m and 4x400m Relay...Helped team win state championship in Track her freshman, junior, and senior seasons, as well as the state championship in Cross Country her senior year...Ten time letterwinner in Track (4), Cross Country (4), and Swimming (2)...Member of Team Georgia...Ran for Coach Heather Ott...Member of the Beta Club and National Honor Society. Personal Full name is Rebecca Darsey Greenwall...born on August 19, 1993, in Athens, Ga. ... daughter of Bruce and Michele Greenwall...sister of Seth, Sarah and twin-sister Rachel (also a current team member)...majoring in Nursing. GREENWALL’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 5K 17:59.6 Indoor Track 800m 2:21.70 2/2/13 Mile 5:23.95 2/9/13 Outdoor Track 800m 2:18.96 4/20/13 1500m 4:44.32 4/13/13

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Kiaana Howard

Teghan Henderson

5-1 • Sophomore Nashville, Tennessee Martin Luther King, Jr. High School Middle Distance

5-5 • Sophomore Pickering, Ontario Dunbarton High School Distance

2012-13 Cross Country Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team with a 22nd place finish at the league championships ... placed fourth at the Front Runner Invitational ... finished 79th at the NCAA South Region Championships.

2012-13 Indoor Track Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in the 800 meter run ... placed ninth in the 400m at the Blue Raider Invitational ... posted a PR in the 800m at the SoCon Championships.

Indoor Track Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team for her performance in the 5000m at the league championships ... won the 3000m at the Valentine Invitational.

Outdoor Track Recorded a PR in the 800m at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed ninth in the event at the Boston-Moon Classic.

Outdoor Track Placed second in the 3000m Steeplechase at the USF Bulls Invitational with a time of 11:14.90. Recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics ... named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both sememsters. Dunbarton High School named the cross country and track and field MVP in 2011-12 ... placed 10th in the 3000m at the OFSAA (Provincials) for track and field ... top place finish at LOSSA (Regionals) in the same event the following year ... fourth at the OFSAA Central Regionals in both the 3000m and 1500m in 2011 ... 15th in the 3000m at OFSAA ... 2011 LOSSA cross country champion ... 2011 Dwyer Invitational champion ... placed 18th overall at OFSAA ... claimed the 1500m title at the 2012 Sacred Heart Track and Field Championships ... graduated with Honors through all four years ... received the 2012 certificate of business achievement ... received the 2011 and 2012 Dunbarton High School Fitness Award Personal Teghan Henderson … daughter of Randy and Lesagh Henderson ... younger sister of Zach ... born December 19 in Pickering, Ontario. HENDERSON’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 2 mile 11:33.97 10/13/12 5K 18:20.09 10/27/12 6K 21:50.1 11/9/12 Indoor Track Mile 5:05.53 1/26/13 3000m 10:11.00 2/9/13 5000m 17:28.61 2/22/13 Outdoor Track 3000m SC 11:14.90 3/15/13

Front Runner Invitational SoCon Championships NCAA Region Championships

Recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics ... named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both sememsters. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School Began competing with the high school varsity team as an eighth grader ... four-time TSSAA State track and field competitor ... helped lead Martin Luther King, Jr., to three consecutive TSSAA State Championship (2010, 2011, 2012) ... team was 2009 state runner-up ... placed third in the 800 meter run with a PR of 2:20.29 at the 2011 state championships ... qualified for four running events at the 2012 championships to lead team to state title ... member of state champion 4x200 meter and 4x400 meter relay teams ... 4x800m relay team placed third ... fifth in the 800m ... selected to the All-Midstate Track team in 2011 and 2012 ... member of the 4x800m team that finished Runner-Up at the 2009 National USATF Junior Olympic Track meet ... four-year member of the varsity cheerleading squad ... served as captain in both her junior and senior years ... National Beta Club member ... member of the MNPS High School Honors Orchestra in 2011-12 Personal Kiaana Howard ... daughter of Lisa Stewart and George Howard, III ... sister of George, IV and J’Nae. HOWARD’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 400m 1:02.30 12/8/12 Christmas Invitational 800m 2:22.82 2/22/13 SoCon Championships Outdoor Track 800m 2:19.91 4/20/13 SoCon Championships

Kentucky McCravy Memorial Valentine Invitational SoCon Championships USF Bulls Invitational

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Helenka Kis

Maddison Melchionna

5-4 • Sophomore Columbia, Tennessee Central High School Distance

5-1 • Freshman Afton, Tennessee Chukey-Doak High School Distance

2012-13 Cross Country Ran a PR of 21:25.35 at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed 26th at the PowerAde Invitational and 31st at the Front Runner Invitational. Indoor Track Posted a PR time in the 800m at the Valentine Invitational. Outdoor Track Competed in the 800m at the Boston-Moon Classic with a PR ... posted a PR in the 1500 meter run at the Catamount Classic

High School Cross Country MVP … four-time All-Conference performer (2009-12) … 2012 conference champion … three-time All-Region selection (2010-12) … 2012 region champion … All-State honors as a junior (2011) … sixth at AAU Nationals … track distance MVP … All-State honors in 1600 as a sophomore (2010) … 2012 All-Nation honors in 800m in Australia … 2013 sub-section and sectional champion … 2013 State Runner-Up in 1600 and 800. Salutatorian … National Honors Society … National Society of High School Scholars…Tennessee Scholar; Elite Athlete of the Week

Personal Recorded a 4.0 GPA both semesters ... recipient of the Southern Maddison Victoria Melchionna ... daugher of Victor and Gail Melchionna Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics ... named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletic MELCHIONNA’S PERSONAL RECORDS Director’s Honor Roll both sememsters. 400m 1:01.78 800m 2:21 Columbia Central HighSchool 1600m 5:16 Ran cross country and track in high school ... competed in the 800m, mile 5K 19:41 and two-mile ... placed fifth in the 800m and sixth in the 1600m at the TSSAA AAA Section 2 Sub-Sectoinal Riverdale Area ... placed 12th in the 5000 meter at the TSSAA - Region 4 AAA Cross Country meet. Personal Helenka Kis ... daughter of Maria and Jan Kis ... older brother Albert ... born August 17 in Columbia, Tenn. KIS’ PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 2 mile 13:11.17 5K 21:25.35 6K 25:36.1 Indoor Track 800m 2:33.91 Outdoor Track 800m 2:37.13 1500m 5:31.13

10/13/12 Front Runner Invitational 10/27/12 SoCon Championships 11/9/12 NCAA South Region 2/9/13

Valentine Invitational

4/13/13 Boston Moon Classic 3/23/13 Beynon Sports Catamount Classic

Jessie Philpott

5-3 • Junior Manchester, Tennessee Coffee County High School Distance

2012-13 Indoor Track Competed in the 400m and the 800m ... recorded a PR in the 800m at the Kentucky McCravy Memorial ... ran the 800m at the Southern Conference Championships. Outdoor Track Competed in the 800m and the 1500m ... ran a PR in the 800m at the Catamount Classic ... PR’d in the 1500m at the USF Bulls Invitational with a time of 5:09.04. 2011-12 Cross Country Ran the two-mile Front Runner Invitational placing 24th.

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Indoor Track Posted her career-high 2:27.64 in the 800m at the Blue Raider Invitational … placed 39th in the 800m at the prestigious Greater Louisville Classic … finished seventh at the Valentine Invitational in the 800m. Outdoor Track Competed in the 800m at the USF Bulls Invitational posting a career-best 2:28.37 … ran the 800m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational and the Boston Moon Invitational.

Personal Katherine Elaine Ray … daughter of Karen and Tony Ray … born in Knoxville, Tenn. on March 12, 1995 … Has a younger brother- Jacob. RAY’S PERSONAL RECORDS 400m 1:08.63 1600m 5:27.46 3200m 11:53.87 5K 20:08.10

Named to the UTC Dean’s List in the Spring semester ... named to the UTC Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both semesters ... member of the Southern Conference All-Academic Team.

Ambria Reese

High School Three-time medalist at the state track championships ... placed 7th in the 800 meters in 2008 and 2009 ... placed 8th in the 800 meters in 2011 ... member of the 8th place 4x800 meter team in 2008 ... 800 meter PR: 2:21 ... Girl's track team won district title two years in a row ... member of the volleyball team and was a three-time all-district award winner, 2009-11.

5-3 • Junior Memphis, Tennessee Arlington High School Middle Distance

Personal Jessica Lynn Philpott ... born June 7 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. ... daughter of Shelba and Darin Philpott ... sister Jenna runs track at Tennessee Tech ... 2012-13 Marketing major. Indoor Track Competed in the 400m and the 800m in the Indoor season ... posted a PR PHILPOTT’S PERSONAL RECORDS time of 1:02.63 in the 400 meter dash at the Kentucky McCravy Memorial Cross Country ... placed fifth in the 800m at the Christmas Invitational ... recorded a PR 2-mile 14:31 10/15/11 Front Runner Invitational time of 2:25.51 in the 800 meter run at the Blue Raider Invitational. Indoor Track 400m 800m Outdoor Track 800m 1500m

1:03.86 2:21.41

2/2/13 Blue Raider Invitational 1/26/13 Kentucky McCravy Memorial

2:23.04 5:09.04

3/23/13 Catamount Classic 3/15/13 USF Bulls Invitational

Katie Ray

5-3 • Freshman Knoxville, Tennessee Halls High School Distance

Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... named to the SoCon Fall, Winter and Spring All-Academic teams ... named to the UTC Dean’s List in the spring. 2011-12 Indoor Track Member of the DMR team at the Southern Conference Championships … posted a career-high time of 2:27.28 in the 800m at the prestigious Greater Louisville Classic … ran the 400m and was on the 4x440 yard team at the Blue Raider Invitational and ran the 800m at the Valentine Invitational. Outdoor Track Member of the 4x800 meter state champion relay team as a junior ... member of state runner-up 4sx400 Named to UTC’s Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both the Fall and Spring semesters ... named to the Southern Conference AllAcademic Team.

High school Cross country and track and field captain senior year… during her first ever cross country season she placed first at the Norris Dam cross country meet and placed second at Johnson University meet out of a field of more than 25 teams… placed 41st in her debut at the Foot Locker South Regional... school record holder in the 1600, 3200, 5k, 800 … member of 4x400m school record team… transitioned from soccer to cross country in her senior season.

High School Member of the 4x800 meter state champion relay team as a junior ... member of state runner-up 4sx400 meter relay team as a sophomore ... named team MVP for both cross country and track and field in her junior and senior years ... named the Most Athletic Female as a senior ... member of the volleyball team as a freshman ... member of HOSA in sophomore and junior years ... four-year member of the Honor Roll.

Tutored fellow athletes and was a member of the Honor Society … volunteered at the Children’s Hospital weekly in Knoxville.

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Personal Born June 29 in Memphis, Tenn. ... Heath and Human Performance: Exercise Science major - Preprofessional. REESE’S PERSONAL RECORDS Indoor Track 400m 1:02.63 1/26/13 Kentucky McCravy Memorial 800m 2:25.03 2/2/13 Blue Raider Invitational Outdoor Track 800m 2:22.31 4/21/12 SoCon Championships

Ciera Rogers

5-6 • Freshman Soddy Daisy, Tennessee Soddy Daisy High School Sprints

High School Joined the track team in 2012 as a junior … led 4x100 and 4x200 meter relay teams to the subsection title in 2012 … member of subsection and section champion 4x400 meter relay team, placed seventh at the state tournament … as a senior, led the 4x400 meter team to a 10th place finish at state, the title at subsection and runner-up status at the sections … 4x200 meter team member claiming the subsection title, runner-up at section and 14th place in the state tournament … member of school record holding 4x400m relay team (4:03.51) … member of the school record holding 4x200 meter relay team (1:46.96) … member of school record holding 4x100m relay team (51.31)

Chandler Rogers 5-8 • Freshman Loudon, Tennessee Lenoir City High School Middle Distance

High School Four-year letterwinner in cross country … named team captain senior year … broke school record as a freshman … cross country MVP as a freshman … four-time cross country sectional competitor ... placed 19th at the TSSAA 2-AAA and A-AA championship running a 21:12.50 in the 5000m … ran a 20:35.00 in the event at the Foot Locker South Region meet … fouryear letterwinner in track and field … served as team captain senior year … two-time TSSAA State competitor in the 4x400m and the 4x800m relays … member of the school record 4x800m team … ran a PR of 5:05.65 in the 1500m at the AAU National Junior Olympics Championships, placing 11th … claimed the title in the 800m with a PR of 2:24.39 at the Volunteer Track Classic … placed sixth in the 800m at the TSSAA AAA Section 1, Section in the 800m. Four time STAR Character Athlete award winner … member of FCA and Anchor Club … voted Most Athletic in senior class … three year letterwinner in basketball. Personal Chandler Brooke Rogers … daughter of Chris and Lea Ann Rogers … born February 3 in Knoxville, Tenn. … one older brother, Cole and one younger brother, Caden … Nutrition major. ROGER’S PERSONAL RECORDS 400m 1:00.50 800m 2:24.39 1500m 5:05.65 1600m 5:28.86 5K 20:08.96

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Personal Ciera Brooke Rogers … daughter of Ron and Karen Rogers … Sister of Chelsea and Caitlin Rogers. ROGER’S PERSONAL RECORDS 100m 13.35 200m 29.14 400m 1:01.23


2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD Molly Smith

Keeley Stewart

5-10 • Freshman Kingsport, Tennessee Dobyns-Bennett High School Middle Distance

High School Four-year member of the cross country and track teams … named allconference as a freshman (2010) in cross country … was a member of the 4x800m relay team that placed sixth at the TSSAA AAA state track meet … finished third in the 800m at the state finals with a PR of 2:20.64 … placed fourth in the 800m at the state meet and on the eighth place 4x400 meter relay team … helped lead Dobyns-Bennett to the conference and sectional titles in her senior year and led the team to the state runner-up title … served as captain of the varsity track squad … Wendy’s High School Heisman Nominee ... Member of the National Honors Society. Personal Mary Elizabeth Smith … daughter of Chad and Rosemary Smith … born in Kingsport, Tenn. … has a younger sister, Abby Smith. SMITH’S PERSONAL RECORDS 800m 2:20.20 1600m 5:40.23 5K 20:41.00

Jasmine Snell

5-8 • Freshman Nashville, Tennessee John Overton High School Sprints

5-2 • Junior Winchester, Tennessee St. Andrew’s - Sewanee Distance

2012-13 Cross Country Placed sixth at the Front Runner Invitational with a two-mile time of 12:17 ... Posted a PR of 19:07.10 in the 5-kilometer at the Southern Conference Championships. Outdoor Track Ran a PR 4:57.04 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational in the 1500m ... placed fourth in the 1500m at the Boston Moon Invitational ... placed fifth in the 3000m at the USF Bulls Invitational ... competed in the 10,000m at the Southern Conference Championships. Named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both the Fall and Spring semesters ... named to the Southern Conference AllAcademic Team. 2011-12 Cross Country Placed third at the PowerAde Invitational ... finished sixth at the Front Runner Invitational with a PR in the 2-mile event ... placed 68th at the Southern Conference Championships despite falling and struggling across the finish line ... placed 99th at the NCAA South Region. Outdoor Track Competed in the 1500m and the 10,000 meter events ... placed fourth in the 1500 meter run at the Boston-Moon Classic ... posted a PR time of 4:56.57 in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... placed 12th in the 10,000m at the Southern Conference Championships with a PR time of 37:53.86. Recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics ... named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... earned a spot on the SoCon Fall, Winter and Spring All-Academic Teams ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters.

High School Member of 4x400m team that placed third at the 2013 Sectional Track and Field ... fourth at TSSAA State Track and Field Championship Prelims 2013 in 4x400m ... St. Andrew’s - Sewanee placed sixth at TSSAA State Track and Field Championship senior year in 4x400m Three-time cross country MVP, 2007, 2008, 2010 ... region and state champion in 2007 and 2008 ... won the Coach's Award for softball in 2009 Member of Honor Society, Beta Club, Best Buddies, and the National Society ... Coach's Award recipient for track in 2011 ... member of the Honor Roll of High School Scholars … graduated with Honors and received the one of the ... Class Representative ... member of the Honor Council. Principal’s Awards at graduation. Personal Keeley Ann Stewart ... born May 15 in Nashville, Tenn. ... daughter of Bridig Stewart and Kevin Stewart ... has on younger sister Rachel ... PreK-3 major.

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD STEWART’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 2-mile 12:09.29 9/7/12 PowerAde Invitational 5K 19:07.10 10/29/11 SoCon Championships 6K 22:07.8 11/9/12 NCAA South Region Meet Outdoor Track 1500m 4:56.57 3/30/13 Yellow Jacket Invitational 3000m 10:29.63 3/16/12 USF Bulls Invitational 10000m 37:53.86 4/21/13 SoCon Championships

Jessica York

5-4 • Freshman Normandy, Tennessee The Webb School - Bellbuckle Distance

Jaya Turner

5-4 • Freshman Nashville, Tennessee Hunters Lane Comprehensive HS Sprints

High School Forest Invitational champion … posted a PR of 20:39 in the 5K at the MCSAA Championships … named all-state as a senior at the State Championships … named to the All Mid-State team Class A-AA … threetime Most Valuable Runner for Webb … named MVP runner for cross country in 2012 … two-time captain as a junior and senior. Head Lifeguard at DW Wilson in Tullahoma, Tenn., for two years … had two art pieces exhibited at the Tennessee Renaissance Center in 2012 Personal Daughter of Dede and Mike York ... Older sister of John & James York

High School Member of the 4x100 meter and 4x200 meter relay teams … member YORK’S PERSONAL RECORDS of the 13th place 4x100m team as a freshman and 14th place team as 5K 20:39.59 a sophomore at the TSSAA Sub-State meet … 4x200 meter team placed 13th in 2011 in the TSSAA Sub-State meet … placed seventh in the 100 meter dash as a senior at the TSSAA Region meet and sixth in the 200 meter dash … as a junior, played on the high school and AAU basketball teams … member of the National Honors Society … recipient of the TSSAA Award for academics … received the Military and Athletic Award … Hancock Scholar’s Award winner … selected Most Athletics of her senior class. Personal Jaya Denise Turner … daughter of Sharon Miles-Walker and Jeff Turner … sister of Terrell Turner, Travis Turner, and Jamya Turner. TURNER’S PERSONAL RECORDS 100m 12.83 200m 26.08

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2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD SOUTHERN CONFERENCE HALL OF FAME 2011................... Shannon Wommack UTC HALL OF FAME 2004...... Deanna Campbell Goodwin 2005.................................. Nic Crider 2005.............. Mary Jane Middlekoop 2006......................... Tyleana Hannre 2011.....Shannon Wommack Robbins A.C. “SCRAPPY” MOORE AWARD 1995.............................. Michael Kyle 1997.............. Mary Jane Middlekoop 1998....... Anna and Catherine Wright 1999...........................Amanda Lynch 2003..................................Ian Mayne 2004.................. Shannon Wommack 2006..........................Lanni Marchant SOCON ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 1997.............. Mary Jane Middlekoop 2006.................. Shannon Wommack 2007..........................Lanni Marchant SOCON COACH OF THE YEAR Men’s Cross Country Bill Gautier...................... 1998, 1999, ........................................ 2003, 2004 Women’s Cross Country Bill Gautier...................... 1997, 1998, .......... 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 Women’s Indoor Track Bill Gautier....................... 1998, 2003 SOCON RUNNER OF THE YEAR Cross Country 1996.................................. Nic Crider 1997.................................. Nic Crider 1998.................................. Nic Crider 2000............................. Ryan Kendall 2001.............................. Gina Recher 2002...............Gediminas Banevicius 2002.................. Shannon Wommack 2003............................Steven Kocsis 2004............................Steven Kocsis 2004.................. Shannon Wommack 2005..................................Ian Mayne 2005.................. Shannon Wommack 2006..........................Lanni Marchant 2007....................... Kathleen Turchin 2008....................... Emmanuel Kirwa 2009....................... Emmanuel Kirwa 2010....................... Emmanuel Kirwa

Indoor Track and Field 1999.................................. Nic Crider 2000.................................. Nic Crider 2001......................... Tyleana Hanner 2002.................. Shannon Wommack 2003.................. Shannon Wommack 2004............................Steven Kocsis 2004.................. Shannon Wommack 2005............................Steven Kocsis 2005..........................Nettie Halcomb 2006.................. Shannon Wommack Outdoor Track and Field 2000......................... Tyleana Hanner 2003.............................. Gina Recher 2004............................Steven Kocsis 2005.................. Shannon Wommack 2006.................. Shannon Wommack 2010................................. Anneli Uys SOCON FRESHMEN OF THE YEAR Cross Country 1994.............. Mary Jane Middlekoop 1997........................Catherine Wright 1998................................Andy Coker 1998......................... Natalie Scruggs 1999............................. Ryan Kendall 2001.................. Shannon Wommack 2003....................... Kathleen Turchin 2007................................ Chris Berry 2008........................ Joshue Vasquez 2010.............................. Lucas Cotter 2012..........................Trevor Janssen Indoor Track and Field 1993................................ Tobe Taylor 1994....................... Michele Marshall 1995.............. Mary Jane Middlekoop 1997......................... Tyleana Hanner 1998...............................Anna Wright 2001...................... Oddbjorg Haugen 2004....................... Kathleen Turchin Outdoor Track and Field 2000..............................Allison Frese 2001...................... Oddbjorg Haugen 2004....................... Kathleen Turchin NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Cross Country 1998........... Amanda Lynch (at large) 1999........... Amanda Lynch (at large) 2002.................. Shannon Wommack 2002...............Gediminas Banevicius

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2003............................Steven Kocsis 2004............................Steven Kocsis 2004.................. Shannon Wommack 2004....................... Kathleen Turchin 2005..................................Ian Mayne 2005.................. Shannon Wommack 2006..........................Lanni Marchant 2010....................... Emmanuel Kirwa 2011................................. Chris Berry Outdoor Track and Field 1998....... Anna Wright (All-American) 1998........... Catherine Wright (All-American) 2000......................... Tyleana Hanner 2004....... Shannon Wommack (All-American) 2004............ Steven Kocsis (at-large) 2005........Kathleen Turchin (at-large) 2005....... Shannon Wommack (All-American) 2006..........................Lanni Marchant 2006....... Shannon Wommack (All-American) 2007.......... Lanni Marchant (at-large) 2007....................... Kathleen Turchin NCAA ALL-AMERICANS Cross Country 2004.................. Shannon Wommack 2004....................... Kathleen Turchin 2005.................. Shannon Wommack Outdoor Track and Field 1998...............................Anna Wright 1998........................Catherine Wright 2004.................. Shannon Wommack 2005.................. Shannon Wommack 2006.................. Shannon Wommack NCAA ALL-REGION WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY 1997.................... Anna Wright (14th) 1997............. Catherine Wright (17th) 1997................ Amanda Lynch (25th) 1998................ Amanda Lynch (10th) 1998.................. Jennifer Croft (15th) 1998.....................Becky Slick (22nd) 1999.................. Amanda Lynch (3rd) 2000....................Gina Recher (20th) 2001........ Shannon Wommack (21st) 2002..........Shannon Wommack (7th) 2004.........Shannon Wommack (2nd) 2004............... Kathleen Turchin (5th) 2004............... Lanni Marchant (13th) 2005.......... Shannon Wommack (1st) 2006................ Lanni Marchant (2nd) 2007............. Kathleen Turchin (17th)


2013-14 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY • TRACK & FIELD MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY 1997........................ Nic Crider (13th) 1997................ Daniele Lenarduzzi (20th) 1998.......................... Nic Crider (1st) 1998.................. Rodney Stoker (5th) 1998...............Mike Leinweber (13th) 2000.................. Curtis Gadula (17th) 2001................. Steven Kocsis (23rd) 2001...................Ryan Kendall (25th) 2002............. Gediminas Banevicius (7th) 2003................... Steven Kocsis (3rd) 2003.................. Colin Sullivan (21st) 2004................... Steven Kocsis (7th) 2005....................... Ian Mayne (10th) 2005........................Jeff Taylor (23rd) 2007................Michael Mentz (22nd) 2008............. Emmanuel Kirwa (11th) 2009.............Emmanuel Kirwa (18th) 2010...............Emmanuel Kirwa (8th) 2010...................... Chris Berry (20th) 2012.............. Nathan Wanuch (20th) WOMEN’S TRACKALL-MIDEAST REGION 2004.................. Shannon Wommack ....................................... 4th (5000m) 2005.................. Shannon Wommack ............... 4th (3000m SteepleChase) 2006.................. Shannon Wommack .............. 2nd (3000m SteepleChase) 2007....................... Kathleen Turchin ....................................... 8th (5000m) MEN’S TRACK ALL-MIDEAST REGION 2003...............Gediminas Banevicius ....................................... 7th (5000m) 2004............................Steven Kocsis ....................................... 7th (5000m) USTFCCCA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM 2004..........................Lanni Marchant 2004....................... Kathleen Turchin 2004.................. Shannon Wommack 2005.................. Shannon Wommack 2005....................... Kathleen Turchin 2006.................. Shannon Wommack 2006..........................Lanni Marchant 2007..........................Lanni Marchant 2007....................... Kathleen Turchin 2008........................... Michael Mentz 2009................................. Anneli Uys 2009................................ Chris Berry 2009.........................Michael Danehy 2010................................. Anneli Uys 2011................................. Chris Berry

ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT IV TEAM 1997.............. Mary Jane Middlekoop 2009................................ Chris Berry 2011................................. Chris Berry 2011............................... David Moore 2012................................ Chris Berry 2013..................... Morgan Buchanan NCAA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS 1998...........................Amanda Lynch 1999.............................Jennifer Croft 1999...........................Amanda Lynch 2001...................... Oddbjorg Haugen 2002.................. Shannon Wommack 2003.................. Shannon Wommack 2003.............................. Gina Recher 2004.................. Shannon Wommack 2004....................... Kathleen Turchin 2005..................................Ian Mayne 2005.................. Shannon Wommack 2006.................. Shannon Wommack 2006..........................Lanni Marchant 2007..........................Lanni Marchant 2007....................... Kathleen Turchin 2011................................. Chris Berry COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA 2005..................................Ian Mayne 2005 ................. Shannon Wommack 2006..................................Ian Mayne 2006.................. Shannon Wommack 2011............................... David Moore 2012................................ Chris Berry DAYLE MAY ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2005..................................Ian Mayne 2005..........................Lanni Marchant 2011............................... David Moore 2012..................... Morgan Buchanan .......................................... Mark Cole

USTFCCCA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM AWARD Year Team Rank GPA 1994 Women’s Team 12 3.340 1995 Women’s Team 4 3.500 1996 Women’s Team 4 3.530 1996 Men’s Team 32 3.020 1997 Women’s Team 2 3.609 1997 Men’s Team 35 3.060 1998 Women’s Team 5 3.510 1999 Women’s Team 28 3.400 2000 Women’s Team 12 3.430 2001 Women’s Team 7 3.570 2002 Women’s Team 14 3.560 2004 Women’s Team 2 3.659 2005 Women’s Team 22 3.510 2006 Women’s Track 46 3.+ 2006 Men’s Track 16 3.+ 2007 Women’s CC 101 3.300 2007 Women’s Team 3 3.460 2008 Women’s Track 48 3.000 2008 Men’s Track 28 2.244 2008 Women’s CC 67 3.416 2008 Men’s CC 44 3.275 2009 Women’s Track 1 3.550 2009 Men’s Track 18 3.189 2009 Women’s CC 28 3.53 2009 Men’s CC 9 3.52 2010 Women’s Track 60 3.29 2010 Men’s Track 26 3.18 2010 Men’s CC 16 3.456 2010 Women’s CC 24 3.594 2011 Men’s Track 5 3.429 2011 Women’s Track 43 3.368 2011 Men’s CC 1 3.81 2011 Women’s CC 6 3.731 2012 Men’s Track 4 3.449 2012 Women’s Track 28 3.397 2012 Men’s CC 2 3.64 2012 Women’s CC 24 3.589 2013 Men’s Track 3 3.505 2013 Women’s Track 31 3.41

Chattanooga’s most decorated studentathlete Shannon Wommack Robbins with Southern Conference Commissioner John Iamarino at the 2011 SoCon Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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MEN’S SOCON CROSS COUNTRY TOP 20 FINISHES Name Emmanuel Kirwa Emmanuel Kirwa Emmanuel Kirwa Ian Mayne Steven Kocsis Steven Kocsis Gediminas Banevicius Ryan Kendall Nic Crider Nic Crider Nic Crider Curtis Gadula Nathan Wanuch Chris Berry Michael Mentz Colin Sullivan Rodney Stoker Chris Berry Chris Berry Tim Clark Jeff Taylor Curtis Gadula Chris Berry Ian Mayne Colin Sullivan Kyle McLean Lucas Cotter Gediminas Banevicius Daniele Lenarduzzi Gediminas Banevicius Steven Kocsis Mike Leinweber Mark Newman Curtis Gadula Dwight Thomas Shon Grice Rodney Stoker Mark Newman Ron Haley Tim Ensign Ian Mayne Ryan Kendall Ryan Kendall Tom O’Bryant Michael Mentz Daniele Lenarduzzi Lucas Cotter Joshue Vasquez Linas Salkauskas

Place 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 5th 5th 5th 5th 6th 6th 6th 7th 7th 7th 7th 8th 9th 9th 9th 9th 9th 9th 10th 10th 10th 10th 11th 11th 12th 12th 12th

Time Year 24:29 2010 25:00 2009 24:53 2008 24:37 2005 25:34 2004 25:17 2003 24:50 2002 25:13 2000 25:24 1998 25:18 1997 25:48 1996 25:47 1999 24:35 2012 24:46 2008 25:18 2007 25:48 2004 25:52 1998 24:41 2010 25:19 2007 25:31 2006 25:10 2005 25:39 2000 24:04 2011 26:08 2004 25:59 2003 26:05 1998 24:20 2011 26:11 2004 25:58 1999 26:14 2003 25:05 2001 26:19 1998 26:11 1990 26:22 1998 25:53 2000 26:25 1998 26:03 1997 26:10 1991 25:53 2000 25:04 1984 26:18 2003 25:12 2001 26:12 1999 25:35 1986 25:51 2006 26:10 1997 25:13 2012 25:28 2008 25:28 2002

Name Lars Tveter Curtis Gadula Paul Bough Mark Newman Nic Crider Tom O’Bryant Mark Cole Lucas Cotter David Moore Allen Hughes Jeff Taylor Bret Burns Shon Grice Mike Leinweber Joshue Vasquez Mark Newman Ron Haley Allen Hughes Tim Clark Robert Hatcher Bret Burns Damian Walsh Mike Leinweber Brian Day Paul Bough Greg McMillian Allen Hughes Trevor Janssen Joshue Vasquez Michael Mentz Ian Mayne Shon Grice Damian Walsh Chuck Margraves Colin Sullivan Robert Hatcher Damian Walsh David Moore Colin Sullivan Brian Day *10k race

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Place 12th 12th 12th 12th 13th 13th 14th 14th 14th 14th 15th 15th 15th 15th 16th 16th 16th 16th 17th 17th 17th 17th 17th 17th 17th 17th 17th 18th 18th 18th 18th 18th 18th 18th 19th 19th 19th 20th 20th 20th

Time Year 25:25 2001 26:11 1997 26:22 1991 26:14 1989 26:45 1995 25:29 1984 24:57 2011 25:19 2010 25:54 2007 26:20 1987 25:57 2006 26:15 2000 26:29 1999 26:37 1996 25:53 2009 33:08* 1988 26:01 1986 26:00 1985 26:01 2007 25:45 2002 25:35 2001 26:24 1997 26:10 1994 27:17 1993 26:31 1989 33:17* 1988 26:03 1986 25:33 2012 25:37 2010 26:00 2005 25:50 2002 26:43 1996 26:57 1995 27:20 1993 26:03 2005 26:55 2004 26:59 1995 25:51 2008 25:54 2002 27:01 1995


WOMEN’S SOCON CROSS COUNTRY TOP 20 FINISHES Name Kathleen Turchin Lanni Marchant Shannon Wommack Shannon Wommack Shannon Wommack Gina Recher Kathleen Turchin Shannon Wommack Amanda Lynch Dee Campbell Anneli Uys Lanni Marchant Gina Recher Amanda Lynch Mary Jane Middlekoop Lucie Mays Ellen Davis Becky Slick Mary Jane Middlekoop Tara Gietema Kathleen Turchin Gina Recher Jennifer Croft Catherine Wright Michele Marshall Dee Campbell Emily Romines Dee Campbell Amanda Sumner Heather Stuive Katie Williams Sabrina Lefort Lanni Marchant Blair Collins Andrea Davis Andrea Davis Amanda Lynch Mary Jane Middlekoop Anneli Uys Andrea Davis Michele Marshall Lisa Durham Emily Romines Katie Williams Ellen Davis Mary Jane Middlekoop Michele Marshall Sue Ellen Gerard Katie Williams Amy Doolittle Becky Slick Blair McKinney Shelley Taylor Sabrina Lefort Nettie Halcomb

Place 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 4th 4th 5th 5th 5th 5th 5th 5th 5th 5th 5th 6th 6th 6th 6th 6th 6th 6th 6th 6th 6th 7th 7th 7th 7th 7th 8th 8th 8th 8th 8th 9th 9th 9th 9th 10th 10th 10th

Time Year 17:30 2007 17:01 2006 16:53 2005 17:38 2004 17:42 2002 17:54 2001 17:50 2004 17:59 2001 18:29 1998 19:24 1988 18:11 2009 18:00 2004 17:54 2000 18:17 1999 18:08 1994 19:16 1992 18:16 2005 18:36 1998 18:24 1997 18:04 2008 19:13 2005 18:08 2002 18:47 1998 18:28 1997 18:56 1995 19:03 1989 19:43 1988 19:06 1987 17:47 2012 18:51 2009 18:19 2007 17:44 2006 19:15 2003 18:24 2001 18:23 2000 18:46 1999 18:30 1997 18:47 1996 18:12 2010 19:00 1998 18:27 1994 19:96 1991 19:27 1987 17:56 2006 18:17 2002 19:48 1995 19:11 1993 18:59 1986 18:22 2008 18:28 2001 18:54 1999 19:26 1992 18:26 2007 18:44 2005 18:59 2004

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Name Ellen Davis Natalie Scruggs Christi Cawood Dee Campbell Sabrina Lefort Jordyn Radke Amy Doolittle Anna Wright Nettie Halcomb Katie Williams Amanda Lynch Teresa Smith Monica Lambert Cathy Bumgarner Ellen Davis Teresa Smith Jennifer Croft Michelle Bozue Mary Christison Cathy Bumgarner Nettie Halcomb Channel Lemon Laura Coffey Jordyn Radke Tara Gietema Kathleen Turchin Monica Lambert Shelly Taylor Leah Moore Cammie Banker Leah Moore Michelle Bozue Tara Gietema Emily Wood Cammie Banker Sue Ellen Gerard Suzanne Walker Michele Marshall Lucie Mays Brenda Wamack Monica Lambert Cathy Bumgarner

Place 10th 10th 10th 10th 11th 11th 11th 11th 12th 12th 12th 12th 12th 12th 13th 13th 14th 14th 14th 14th 15th 15th 15th 16th 16th 16th 16th 17th 17th 17th 18th 18th 19th 19th 19th 19th 20th 20th 20th 20th 20th 20th

Time Year 19:27 2001 19:27 1998 19:05 1989 19:01 1986 18:30 2008 18:33 2007 18:38 2002 18:46 1997 18:07 2006 18:47 2005 19:10 1996 19:58 1992 19:59 1990 19:47 1987 19:16 2004 20:03 1990 19:02 1997 19:48 1995 19:51 1987 19:21 1986 19:51 2003 18:57 2000 20:13 1992 18:42 2008 18:40 2007 18:15 2006 20:43 1988 18:15 2006 19:52 1998 19:02 1994 19:18 1997 19:06 1994 18:52 2010 18�43 2008 19:54 1993 20:08 1985 19:07 2005 19:29 1996 20:11 1991 20:25 1990 20:24 1989 20:09 1985


MEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS Event 55 Meters 55 Meters H 60 Meters H 200 Meters 400 Meters 600 Meters 800 Meters 1,000 Meters Mile Run 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters 4x400 Meters 4x800 Meters DMR Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump

Record Holder Jerry Ellison John Yarbrough John Yarbrough Shoun Habersham Michael Kyle John Baldwin Ryan Kendall Danny Incantalup Nic Crider Lucas Cotter Steven Kocsis Robertson, Upkins, Taylor, Kyle Croft, Brown, Margraves, Walsh Gadula, Baldwin, Prieur, Kendall Nick Williams Michael Dodd Warren Robertson

Time/Distance 6:34 7:48 7.87 21.69 48.20 1:21.21 1:52.26 2:31.34 4:06.29 8:09.89 14:14.83 3:17.45 7:43.92 9:59.82 23-05.00 46-09.50 6-08.00

Year 1994 2004 2004 1990 1994 2000 2002 1994 2000 2012 2005 1995 1995 2001 1994 2002 1994

MEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS Event 100 Meters 100 Meters H 200 Meters 400 Meters 400 Meters H 800 Meters 1,500 Meters 2,000 Meter SC 3,000 Meter SC 5,000 Meters 10,000 Meters 4x100 Meters 4x400 Meters 4x800 Meters 4x1,500 Meters 4x1,600 Meters DMR SMR High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump

Record Holder Tobe Taylor John Yarbrough Jerry Ellison Warren Robertson Michael Kyle Ryan Kendall Nic Crider Linas Salkauskas Ian Mayne Steven Kocsis Chris Berry Fontenot, Dodd, Goodine, Harrington Upkins, Kyle, Robertson, Williams Walsh, Crider, Margraves, Croft McLean, Leinweber, Stoker, Crider McLean, Crider, Margraves, Leinweber Gadula, Baldwin, Prieur, Crider Ellison, Williams, Kyle, Walsh Warren Robertson Nick Williams Michael Dodd

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Time/Distance 10.51 14.33 21.77 48.35 51.00 1:50.68 3:44.88 5:53.00 9:04.19 14:07.03 29:19.72 41.90 3:14.96 7:32.90 15:44.22 17:09.00 9:48.13 3:26.47 6-08.00 23-09.99 49-02.25

Year 1996 2004 1995 1996 1995 2001 1999 2004 2005 2005 2012 2002 1995 1996 1999 1996 2000 1995 1994 1995 2002


WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS Event 55 Meters 55 Meters H 60 Meters 60 Meters H 200 Meters 400 Meters 600 Meters 800 Meters 1,000 Meters Mile Run 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters 4x400 Meters 4x800 Meters DMR Shot Put Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Pole Vault Pentathlon Weight Throw

Record Holder Rashida Dodson Latavia Shores Latavia Shores Shamieka Johnson Rashida Dodson Shamieka Johnson Summer Ciomek Anneli Uys Jennifer Croft Shannon Wommack Shannon Wommack Shannon Wommack Sain, Foster, Harden, Pointer Ware, Eckard, Middlekoop, Sharp A. Wright, Shropshire, Croft, C. Wright Penny Carden Tyleana Hanner Tyleana Hanner Alison Frese Anna Hutcherson Anna Hutcherson Alexine Crutchfield Camille Matthews

Time/Distance 7.01 7.13 7.72 8.80 24.39 56.50 1:36.90 2:13.21 3:00.51 4:48.09 9:31.75 16:23.52 3:53.37 9:27.60 11:55.89 37-09.75 20-01.75 40-04.75 5-06.00 5-06.00 6-06.00 2787 points 43-05.75

Year 1998 2004 2004 2004 1998 2004 1998 2010 1998 2006 2006 2006 2002 1995 1998 1989 2000 2001 2004 1999 1999 2004 2004

WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS Event 100 Meters 100 Meters H 200 Meters 400 Meters 400 Meters H 800 Meters 1,500 Meters 3,000 Meters 3,000 Meters SC 3,200 Meters 5,000 Meters 10,000 Meters 4x100 Meters 4x200 Meters 4x400 Meters 4x800 Meters 4x1,500 Meters 4x1,600 Meters DMR SMR High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Heptathlon

Record Holder Latavia Shores Marna Moore Tyleana Hanner Shamieka Johnson Elisabeth Sain Anneli Uys Shannon Wommack Catherine Wright Shannon Wommack Lanni Marchant Kathleen Turchin Shannon Wommack Cole, Pointer, Shores, Smith Shores, Foster, Harden, Johnson Frese, Lemon, Harden, Smith Bozue, Moss, Eckard, Stivers Davis, Halcomb, Turchin, K. Williams Lynch, Middlekoop, A. Wright, C. Wright Lynch, Hanner, Slick, Croft Moore, Hanner, Pointer, Lemon Tyleana Hanner Tyleana Hanner Tyleana Hanner Tyleana Hanner

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Time/Distance 11.69 13.84 23.67 53.99 59.72 2:08.99 4:22.95 9:40.35 9:56.60 10:40.00 16:19.74 33:34.29 46.00 1:38.28 3:50.11 9:06.23 18:32.49 20:13.78 11:37.99 4:01.64 5-07.00 20-08.50 40-09.00 5361points

Year 2004 2001 2001 2003 2003 2009 2006 1998 2006 2004 2007 2006 2004 2003 2003 1997 2005 1998 1999 2001 2001 2000 2001 2001


MEN’S CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS MEN – CROSS COUNTRY

MEN – INDOORS

Team Team Champion Runner-Up 1998 1997 1999 2000 2003 2001 2004 2002 2005 2007 2008 2012

Individual Champion Runner of the Year 1996.........................Nic Crider 1997.........................Nic Crider 1998.........................Nic Crider 2000................... Ryan Kendall 2002..... Gediminas Banevicius 2003..................Steven Kocsis 2004..................Steven Kocsis 2005........................Ian Mayne 2008............. Emmanuel Kirwa 2009............. Emmanuel Kirwa

MEN – OUTDOORS 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2011

800 Meters 400 Meters 4x400 Meters 100 Meters 400 Meter Hurdles 1,500 Meters 4x400 Meters 400 Meters 400 Meter Hurdles 400 Meters 1,500 Meters 3,000 Meters 800 Meters 1,500 Meters 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters 10,000 Meters 3,00 Meter SC 3,000 Meter SC 5,000 Meters 400 Meter Hurdles 400 Meter Hurdles 3,000 Meter SC 5,000 Meters 10,000 Meters 400 Meter Hurdles 3,000 Meter SC 5,000 Meters 5,000 Meters 1,500 Meters 5000 Meters 800 Meters 10,000 Meters

Shane Stryker Michael Kyle Bowen, Taylor, Stryker, Kyle Jerry Ellison Michael Kyle Chuck Margraves Upkins, Williams, Robertson, Kyle Warren Robertson Chris Upkins Warren Robertson Nic Crider Shon Grice John Baldwin Nic Crider Shon Grice Steven Kocsis Curtis Gadula Bret Burns Linas Salkauskas Steven Kocsis Chris Harrington Chris Harrington 51:74 Linas Salkauskas 9:22.87 Steven Kocsis 15:06.93 Steven Kocsis 32:03.48 Chris Harrington 52:65 Ian Mayne 9:23.28 Steven Kocsis 14:55.55 Colin Sullivan 14:42.18 Michael Mentz 3:57.17 Chris Berry 15:05.32 Michael Danehy 1:54.82 Chris Berry 14:58.69

1993 800 Meters 4x400 Meters 4x800 Meters 1995 400 Meters 1996 3,000 Meters Mile Run DMR 1998 5,000 Meters DMR 1999 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters DMR 2000 800 Meters Mile Run 5,000 Meters DMR 2001 3,000 Meters 1,500 Meters 2004 800 Meters 3,000 Meters 2005 2006 2008 2009 2011 2012

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5,000 Meters 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters DMR 5,000 Meters Mile Run 5000 Meters 800 Meters DMR 3000 Meters

Shane Stryker Michael, Henry, Taylor, Stryker Margraves, Smith, Croft, Stryker Michael Kyle Mike Leinweber Chuck Margraves Walsh, Upkins, Harber, Crider Rodney Stoker Grice, Stoker, Baldwin, McLean Nic Crider Nic Crider Gadula, Baldwin, McLean, Leinweber Nic Crider Nic Crider Kyle McLean Travers, Reeves, McLean, Grice Curtis Gadula Aaron Prieur Robert Hatcher Steven Kocsis

8:34.50 4:18.40 10:27.40 14:45.46 10:15.97 8:34.11 4:12.51 10:28.27 1:55.50 4:12.51 NT 10:15.88 8:37.43 NT 1:55.85 SR 8:23.03

Steven Kocsis SR 14:41.89 Steven Kocsis SR 8:21.77 Steven Kocsis SR 14:41.70 Harrington, Kocsis, Salkauskas, Sullivan 10:14,83 Ian Mayne 14:48.42 Michael Mentz 4:13.99 Chris Berry 14:55.22 Michael Danehy 1:55.59 McLarty, Simms, Vasquez, Cotter 10:15.20 Lucas Cotter 8:09.89


WOMEN’S CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS WOMEN – CROSS COUNTRY Team Team Champion Runner-Up 1997 1992 1998 1994 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

WOMEN – INDOORS Individual Champion Runner of the Year 2001.................... Gina Recher 2002........Shannon Wommack 2004........Shannon Wommack 2005........Shannon Wommack 2006............... Lanni Marchant 2007............. Kathleen Turchin

1992 3,000 Meters 1993 5,000 Meters 1994 3,000 Meters 4x400 Meters 1995 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters DMR 1996 400 Meters 25 lb. Weight 1997 3,000 Meters WOMEN – OUTDOORS 1998 55 Meters 1995 5,000 Meters Mary Jane Middlekoop 17:29.67 55 Meter H 1996 3,000 Meters Mary Jane Middlekoop 9:54.60 200 Meters 5,000 Meters Mary Jane Middlekoop 17:24.46 5,000 Meters 1997 5,000 Meters Mary Jane Middlekoop 17:57.5 1999 55 Meters 4x100 Meters Johnson, Miley, 55 Meter H Hanner, Shropshire 37:08.59 200 Meters 1998 3,000 Meters Catherine Wright 9:40.35 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters Anastasia Wright 17:01.79 5,000 Meters 10,000 Meters Deanna Campbell 37:08.59 2000 Mile Run 2000 100 Meter Hurdles Marna Moore 14.02 3,000 Meters 200 Meters Tyleana Hanner 24.40 2001 55 Meter H 1,500 Meters Becky Slick 4:44.87 Long Jump 10,000 Meters Andrea Davis 38:08.38 2002 3,000 Meters Long Jump Tyleana Hanner 19-04.00 5,000 Meters High Jump Anna Hutcherson 5-05.00 DMR 2001 100 Meter Hurdles Marna Moore 14.25 2003 400 Meters 5,000 Meters Oddbjorg Haugen 16:58.93 Mile Run 4x100 Meters Hanner, Moore, Pointer, Foster 46.74 3,000 Meters Long Jump Tyleana Hanner 19-06.75 DMR Heptathlon Tyleana Hanner 5361 pts. 2004 Long Jump 2002 400 Meter Hurdles Elisabeth Sain 1:00.22 Mile Run 3,000 Meter SC Shannon Wommack 11:31.59 3,000 Meters 2003 400 Meters Shamieka Johnson 53.99R 5,000 Meters 3,000 Meter SC Lanni Marchant 11:28.89 DMR 5,000 Meters Gina Recher 17:34.45 10,000 Meters Gina Recher 37:23.81 2005 Mile Run 2004 1,500 Meters Shannon Wommack 4:38.54 3,000 Meters 3,000 Meter SC Shannon Wommack SC 10:45.65 5,000 Meters 5,000 Meters Lanni Marchant 18:02.75 2006 800 Meters 10,000 Meters Kathleen Turchin 36:49.56 Mile Run 2005 1,500 Meters Shannon Wommack 4:32.34 3,000 Meters 3,000 Meter SC Shannon Wommack SR 10:34.87 5,000 Meters 5,000 Meters Kathleen Turchin 17:16.45 2007 5,000 Meters 10,000 Meters Ellen Davis 39:24.56 DMR 2006 1,500 Meters Shannon Wommack 4:22.95 2008 3,000 Meters 3,000 Meter SC Shannon Wommack 10:07.54 5,000 Meters Lanni Marchant 16:45.22 2007 5,000 Meters Lanni Marchant 17:12.26 10,000 Meters Lanni Marchant 35:06.53 2009 800 Meters Anneli Uys 2:10.91 1500 Meters Anneli Uys 4:32.97 2010 800 Meters Anneli Uys 2:10.96 1500 Meters Anneli Uys 4:26.61

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Lucie Mayes 9:59.51 Lucie Mayes 17:44.41 Michele Marshall 10:09.02 Matthews, Ware, Sharp, Miley 3:57.69 Mary Jane Middlekoop 10:12.55 Mary Jane Middlekoop 17:54.54 Ware, Banker, Shropshire, Middlekoop 11:35.99 Andrea Shropshire 58.95 Ayokka Green 48-02.75 Mary Jane Middlekoop 10:13.25 Rashida Dodson 7.05 Tyleana Hanner 8.28 Rashida Dodson 24.39 Anna Wright 17:02.29 Tyleana Hanner 7.10 Marna Moore 8.08 Tyleana Hanner 25.80 Amanda Lynch NT Amanda Lynch 17:35.29 Tyleana Hanner 5:04.25 Amanda Lynch 9:45.31 Marna Moore 8.05 Tyleana Hanner 20-00.25 Shannon Wommack 10:29.43 Shannon Wommack 17:54.22 Doolittle, Freese, Lemon, Recher 12:17.69 Tiffany Pointer 56.97 Shannon Wommack 4:58.90 Shannon Wommack 10:10.56 Chattanooga 12:11.58 Kasola Smith 19-10.25 Shannon Wommack 4:55.61 Shannon Wommack 9:52.87 Shannon Wommack 17:40.19 Halcomb, Frese, Williams, Marchant 12:20.24 Nettie Halcomb 5:04.99 Nettie Halcomb 10:05.70 Nettie Halcomb 17:20.87 Shannon Wommack 2:15.27 Shannon Wommack 4:48.09 Shannon Wommack 9:34.10 Lanni Marchant 17:17.34 Lanni Marchant 17:02.49 Halcomb, Alexander, Wood, Turchin 12:11.88 Shelley Taylor 10:05.02


DR. STEVEN ANGLE CHANCELLOR

2006 to over $100 million in 2012, all while state funding was reduced. At the Ohio Board of Regents, Angle helped lead the development of “Complete College Ohio,� a plan in conjunction with adult career centers, community colleges, and universities across Ohio to raise graduation rates and provide well-qualified workers for the state.

Dr. Steve Angle assumed his role as Chancellor and the 17th leader of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on July 1, 2013. Prior to coming to UTC, Angle served as Senior Vice President at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and Executive in Residence at the Ohio Board of Regents (2012-2013). Prior to this appointment, he was the University Provost and a Professor of Chemistry (2007-2012). He earned a B.A. degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine (1978) and a M.S. degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles (1981), before returning to UC-Irvine for his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry (1984). While at Wright State, Angle oversaw an increase of research and sponsored program awards from $64 million in

Dr. Jerald Ainsworth Senior Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs/Provost

Angle has had numerous research publications featured in periodicals such as Journal of Organic Chemistry, Tetrahedron Letters, and Journal of the American Chemical Society. He has also made 142 research presentations across the country. During his time as a professor, Angle was the major professor to 21 Ph.D. students, advisor and mentor to nine post-doctoral scholars, and was also mentor to 25 students who carried out research in the Angle Laboratory.

Before his tenure at Wright State, Angle served as Dean of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and Director of the Agricultural and Natural Resources Program at the University of California, Riverside (2001-2007). He is married to Dr. Dominique While at UC Riverside, he also served Belanger, and is the father of three: as interim Dean and Director (2000- Brad, Ian, and Zoe. 2001), Associate Dean for Physical and Mathematical Sciences at the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (19972000), and a faculty member in chemistry (19862007).Angle served as a Postdoctoral R e s e a r c h Associate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (19841986).

Dr. Richard Brown Vice Chancellor Finance & Ops

Dr. John Delaney Vice Chancellor Student Development

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Chuck Cantrell

Assistant Vice Chancellor University Relations

Terry Denniston Chief of Staff


DAVID BLACKBURN VICE CHANCELLOR & DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS A 1990 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Education, Blackburn has over two decades of experience in college athletics. He began his career at Tennessee in 1993 working with thenhead football coach Phillip Fulmer, serving in a variety of roles within the program. He held his most recent position since 2008 as direct oversight of Vols football and its senior-level administrator.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Interim Chancellor Dr. Grady Bogue and Chancellor-elect Dr. Steven Angle announced David Blackburn as the institution’s new Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics on April 20, 2013. Blackburn most recently served as the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration at the University of Tennessee where he was member of the Volunteers’ executive staff. Blackburn jumped right into his new role, making two high-profile hires in less than a month on the job. On May 10, 2013, he announced Hall of Famer Jim Foster as the new coach of the Lady Mocs basketball program. Four days later, he introduced Will Wade as the new men’s basketball coach at UTC. Both hires were met with enthusiasm and excitement in the Scenic City and quickly showed that Blackburn’s skills and experience give him the ability to find the right fit for the Mocs. He has certainly impressed the Chattanooga faithful heading into his first season leading the Mocs.

Laura Herron

Senior Associate Athletics Director

Matt Pope

Senior Associate Athletics Director

At Tennessee, Blackburn served as the athletic department liaison to the Thornton Center, the student-athlete academic support unit. He was appointed to participate in various search committees for head coaches and upper level departmental staff. He also participated in the design and construction of Tennessee’s new $48 million football training center. In August of 2003, Blackburn made a transition into fundraising and became the Assistant Athletic Director for Development. During his tenure working in fundraising, the Volunteer Athletic Scholarship Fund saw record growth in all areas. Most noted was total athletic gifts more than doubling from $19.5 million in 2003 to over $41 million in 2007.

Andrew Horton

Also, he helped secure an $84 million multi-media rights contract with Host Communications. In 2007, Blackburn was promoted to Associate Athletic Director for Administration where he broadened his scope of athletic department management serving on then-Athletic Director Mike Hamilton’s senior management team. That appointment included oversight of the track and field program, the swimming and diving teams, facility operations, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, equipment operations, and event management. A native of Loudon, Tenn., Blackburn is married to the former Andrea Radel of Albion, Mich. They have two daughters, Emma and Charlee.

The Blackburn Family: Andrea, David, Charlee and Emma.

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Dr. Emily Blackman Dr. Jay Blackman Dr. Debbie Ingram

Sr. Associate A.D. Assistant A.D. Associate A.D. Associate A.D. Development & Sales Equipment & Facilities Student Support Services Communications & Marketing

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Faculty Athletics Representative


ATHLETICS SUPPORT STAFF Teresa Adcox Administrative Assistant

Daniel Assey Asst. Dir. Equip. & Fac.

Melissa Cate Administrative Assistant

Alec Clack Coord. External Ops

Hank Cobb GM - Mocs Sports Prop.

Andrew Cochran PMI College Ticket Sales

Leah Gill Production Coordinator

Jay Harris Dir. of Major Gifts

Anne Jay Administrative Assistant

Ryan Lowe Asst. Dir. Mocs Club

Jenni Martin Marketing Assistant

Brent McMillian Dir. of Ticketing

Ben Messerli Asst. Dir. - Compliance

Andy Page Creative Services Asst.

C.J. Recher Mocs Sports Properties

Rob Robinson Dir. of Compliance

Owen Seaton Dir. - Creative Services

Anna Stokes Administrative Assistant

Erin Wehde Mocs Sports Properties

Caleb Whitted Mocs Sports Properties

Geoff Wilcox Dir. of Marketing

Jeff Clark Women’s Tennis

Heath Eslinger Wrestling

Travis Filar Volleyball

Jim Foster Women’s Basketball

Carlos Garcia Men’s Tennis

Russ Huesman Football

J.D. Kyzer Women’s Soccer

Colette Murray Women’s Golf

Frank Reed Softball

Will Wade Men’s Basketball

HEAD COACHES

Mark Guhne Men’s Golf

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MEDIA RELATIONS ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS

To the Media The Chattanooga Athletics Communications and Media Relations staff appreciates your interest in Mocs soccer and invites you to catch all the excitement at Finley Stadium this season. Please let us know if we can facilitate your coverage in any way. For additional information, interviews or photographs, contact Anne Wehunt in the Athletics Communications office at (423) 425-4618. Credentials Press credentials will be issued to working members of the media only. Please direct all requests for credentials to Anne Wehunt or Jay Blackman in the Chattanooga Athletics Communications office at least 24 hours in advance. Player Interviews All player interviews must be arranged through the Athletics Communications office. All interviews will take place after practice unless otherwise arranged. Coach Interviews The best time to reach Coach J.D. Kyzer is between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday by contacting the Athletics Communications office. You must contact the Athletics Communications office for an interview with Coach Kyzer. Practice Coverage Any media member wishing to cover practice sessions is welcome to do so. We would appreciate advance notice when you are planning to attend in order to provide premier service.

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ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA RELATIONS STAFF MAILING ADDRESS Athletics Communication Office Univ. of Tennessee at Chattanooga 615 McCallie Ave. Dept. 3503 Chattanooga, TN 37403 SHIPPING ADDRESS 720 East Fourth Street Room 132, McKenzie Arena Chattanooga, TN 37403 Jay Blackman Associate Athletics Director Office - (423) 425-5292 Cell - (423) 598-6953 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

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Tyler Brown Fax - (423) 425-4610 Assistant Office - (423) 425-2116 Cell - (931) 235-1378 tyler-brown@mocs.utc.edu


MOCS SUCCESS

ACADEMICALLY, ATHLETICALLY & SOCIALLY ATHLETICALLY

Over the last seven years, UTC has won 19 regular season and 26 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 201213. • Four SoCon Team Championships • Six Teams Represented in the Postseason • Three All-Americans • One Academic All-American • Two Southern Conference Athletes of the Year • Two Southern Conference Freshmen of the Year • Three Southern Conference Coaches of the Year • Five SoCon Individual Champions • 40 All-SoCon Performers

Steven Fox won the 2012 U.S. Amateur Champi- Senior Paula Passmore was named the Southonship at Cherry Hills. He went on to play in the ern Conference Libero of the Year for the second time in her career. Masters, U.S. Open and British Open.

Z. Mason was an All-SoCon performer for the Agathe Sauzon won the 2013 Southern Con- Trevor Janssen finished 18th at the SoCon men’s basketball team, leading the Mocs in ference Women’s Golf Championship, leading Cross Country Championships to claim the UTC to its fourth-straight team title. league’s Freshman of the Year Award. scoring at 14.9 ppg.

Josh Condon won the SoCon title at 157 Davis Tull was named the 2012 SoCon Defen- Ashlen Dewart was named the SoCon Tournapounds. He posted five pins in six SoCon sive Player of the Year after leading the league ment MVP after leading the Lady Mocs to their with a school-record 12.5 sacks. ninth SoCon title in the last 15 years. matches in the regular season.

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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: • Over half of all UTC student-athletes earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average in each of the last eight semesters. • The Mocs tied a school record with 11 squads posting a 3.0 team g.p.a. in both the fall and spring semesters. • Men’s cross country had a school record 3.84 g.p.a. in the spring and the No. 2 g.p.a. in the nation last season. • UTC has had at least a 2.9 cumulative studentathlete g.p.a. for six consecutive semesters.

Christina Teter became the 14th Moc in school Morgan Buchanan won the Dayle May Award history to be named Capital One Academic All- for having the highest cumulative g.p.a. American by CoSIDA. among the senior student-athletes at UTC.

Adam Miller is the first two-time CoSIDA Capi- Senior Dean Pavlou was an Academic All-NW- Senior Kayla Christopher had a 4.0 g.p.a. and tal One Academic All-District honoree for the CA honoree. led the Lady Mocs to the 2013 Southern ConMocs football program. ference Championship.

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.

Women’s golfer Jordan Britt donates blood at The volleyball team prepares a meal at the Chatthe annual Bloodanooga drive in the Univer- tanooga Ronald McDonald House. sity Center.

As a part of the National Girls and Women in Members of the Mocs wrestling team take part Members of the track & field/cross country Sports Day, UTC hosted the ‘Play, Believe, in the Annual ‘Read Across America’ event in teams pack meals at the Feed My Starving ChilAchieve’ event. Chattanooga. dren MobilePak.

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ACADEMICS CAREER PREPARATION

TRACK & CROSS COUNTRY RECENT GRADUATES Fall 2012 Mary Cumbee - Early Childhood and Middle Grades Education - Cum Laude Kathryn Stuart - English and American Language and Literature - Magna Cum Laude

Dr. Emily Blackman Asst. AD Student Support Services

Lisa Tarr Coordinator Student Support Services

Spring 2013 Morgan Buchanan - Education - Summa Cum Laude Lucas Cotter - Business Administration - Magna Cum Laude Matt Kenwright - Communications - Magna Cum Laude Jenna Nick - History Sarah White-Woerner - M.S. Health and Human Performance Rhonda Reynolds Academic Advisor

DEAN’S LIST Spring 2013 Drew Austell Tosin Ayotunde Mark Cole Lucas Cotter Zach Darby Austin Ethridge John Gilpin Taylor Hawk Trevor Janssen Matthew Marshall Josh Martin Geoff Nelson Patrick O’Brien Blake Olsen Paul Stuart Nathan Wanuch

Fall 2012 Morgan Buchanan Gabby Cader Rachel Greenwall Rebecca Greenwall Teghan Henderson Kiaana Howard Lauren Hoard Helenka Kis Jessie Philpott Keeley Stewart Kathryn Stuart Amanda Sumner Taylor White

Spring 2013 Morgan Buchanan Gabby Cader Rachel Greenwall Rebecca Greenwall Teghan Henderson Kiaana Howard Helenka Kis Jessie Philpott Keeley Stewart Amanda Sumner Taylor White

HONOR ROLL The Athletic Director’s Honor Roll is made up of student-athletes with at least a 3.0 grade-point-average for the semester. Those listed on the Dean’s List also receive this honor.

Fall 2012 Tosin Ayotunde Marquis Carter Lucas Cotter Mark Cole Zach Darby Austin Ethridge Dezerick Frazier John Gilpin Taylor Hawk Iman Isang Trevor Janssen Matthew Marshall Geoff Nelson Blake Olsen Patrick O’Brien Paul Stuart Nathan Wanuch

Spring 2013 Drew Austell Tosin Ayotunde Marquis Carter Mark Cole Lucas Cotter Zach Darby Austin Ethridge John Gilpin Taylor Hawk Trevor Janssen Matthew Marshall Josh Martin Geoff Nelson Patrick O’Brien Blake Olsen DeQuantez Sandifer Paul Stuart Nathan Wanuch

Fall 2012 Morgan Buchanan Gabby Cader Rachel Greenwall Rebecca Greenwall Teghan Henderson Kiaana Howard Lauren Hoard Helenka Kis Jessie Philpott Keeley Stewart Kathryn Stuart Amanda Sumner Alex Whatley Taylor White

Andrea Dalton Assistant

UTC IS THE ONLY ATHLETICS PROGRAM IN THE SOUTHERN CONFERENCE, AND ONE OF JUST 23 IN THE COUNTRY, TO HOLD FULL CERTIFICATION FROM THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC ADVISORS FOR ATHLETICS (N4A).

UTC students with a 3.2 grade-point-average or greater earn Dean’s List recognition for the semester.

Fall 2012 Marquis Carter Lucas Cotter Mark Cole Austin Ethridge Dezerick Frazier John Gilpin Iman Isang Trevor Janssen Geoff Nelson Patrick O’Brien Paul Stuart Nathan Wanuch

Lindsey Wendorf Academic Advisor

Goals of Mocs Athletics Student Support Services • To support each student athlete’s effort to receive a quality education. • To encourage and facilitate the goals for each studentathlete’s career path. • To ensure that the academic integrity of UTC is maintained. • To comply with all rules and regulations of UTC, the Southern Conference and the NCAA. • To help ensure the continuing athletic eligibility during a student-athlete’s years at UTC.

Spring 2013 Morgan Buchanan Gabby Cader Rachel Greenwall Rebecca Greenwall Teghan Henderson Kiaana Howard Helenka Kis Jessie Philpott Ambria Reese Keeley Stewart Amanda Sumner Taylor White

Located in McKenzie Arena, the Mocs’ computer lab gives student-athletes a convenient place to study, receive tutoring help and complete assignments.

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LAWSON CENTER ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

Scott Brincks Director of Athletic Performance

Cara Van Dorn Director of Olympic Sports

Ron Dickson Assistant Director

Greg Goldin Asst. Director of Olympic Sports

The $3.2 million Brenda Lawson Student-Athlete Success Center opened in 2009 and houses the Wolford Family Strength & Conditioning Center.

The Wolford Family Strength and Conditioning Center has all of the state-of-the-art weight training equipment.

Brincks works with former DB Chris Lewis-Harris in the Wolford Family Strength & Conditioning Center at the Mocs annual Pro Day.

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The $3.2 million Brenda Lawson Student-Athlete Success Center is one of the finest facilities of its kind in college athletics. The Center, located on Vine Street in the heart of campus, houses the Chattem Basketball Practice Facility and the Wolford Family Strength and Conditioning Facility. Also located in the Center are meeting and film rooms that are available for all Mocs’ athletic programs to use. Director of Athletic Performance Scott Brincks and his staff use the facility to increase the Mocs football team’s overall strength and conditioning level. Through rigorous offseason workouts, and programs to maintain peak performance during the season, the Lawson Center and Wolford Family Strength and Conditioning Facility will impact the Mocs’ performance on the field for years to come.


SPORTS MEDICINE FIRST-RATE CARE

Todd Bullard David Snyder Dir. of Sports Medicine Sr. Athletic Trainer

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

Joe Baugham Asst. Trainer

Bryan Gray Asst. Trainer

Ian Carruthers Graduate Asst.

The Mocs have an excellent relationship with nearby Erlanger Hospital, providing top-quality care to all UTC student-athletes.

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Sarah Rabe Sr. Athletic Trainer

Jessica Pierce Asst. Trainer

Sharon West Graduate Asst.

Matt Tipton Asst. Trainer

Colby Keegan Graduate Asst.

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, the athletic training rooms are equipped with the most up-to-date rehabilitation equipment including a Biodex Isokinetic Unit, a Neurocom for balance testing and training, and a Trazer unit for functional rehabilitation. In addition, the Chattanooga Group, Inc., provides therapeutic modalities for use as both rehabilitation equipment and instructional devices for students enrolled in the Graduate Athletic Training Program. The Graduate Athletic Training Program at UTC plays a major role in providing certified athletic trainers to insure that student-athletes are well taken care of. The entry-level masters program is one of few programs in the country that allows students to earn a master’s degree while they gain eligibility to sit for the Board of Certification Exam. Members of the athletics department and the graduate program staff the athletic training rooms. They work together to insure quality health care for all Mocs student-athletes and quality academic instruction for athletic training students in the graduate program.


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MOCS MISSION & CORE VALUES

OUR MISSION We guide, encourage and support our student-athletes in their quest for comprehensive excellence - academically, athletically and socially. Above all else, we prepare students for meaningful and productive lives. CORE VALUES Six core values guide and govern our actions at all times. Integrity: We can be counted upon to ‘do the right thing.’ Respect: We treat ourselves and others with dignity and respect. Positive Attitude: We expect the best of ourselves and others. Premier Service: We work together to take care of people. Accountability: We are an important part of a great team. Continuous Improvement: We are always learning and seeking a ‘better way.’ FOR ALL FANS OF MOCS ATHLETICS AND MOCS CLUB MEMBERS The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department considers total compliance with NCAA and Southern Conference rules to be one of the highest priorities of our institution. We sincerely appreciate your support of Mocs Athletics and are committed to educating our fans and boosters about the rules that regulate your relationships with our student-athletes as even the best-intentioned action on your part may be a violation of NCAA rules. Basic “do’s” and “don’ts” can be found in the Compliance section of our website, www.gomocs.com. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Marquita Armstead, Director for Compliance, at (423) 425-5577. Thank you for your support and GO MOCS!

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ACADEMICALLY • Over last 10 semesters, the studentathlete grade point average has risen from 2.51 (Spring 2007) to 2.97. • 57 student-athletes earned degrees in 2011-12. • 59 student-athletes named to the fall, winter and spring Academic All-Southern Conference Teams. ATHLETICALLY • Three teams won SoCon titles in 2011-12, wrestling, men’s golf and women’s golf. Seven teams - women’s basketball (WNIT), men’s and women’s cross country, wrestling, men’s and women’s golf and softball competed in postseason play. • Individually, the Mocs had three AllAmericans, two SoCon Athletes of the Year, seven SoCon Champions, three SoCon Freshmen of the Year and one SoCon Coach of the Year. Chattanooga also brought home 36 All-SoCon honors, while 18 student-athletes made various SoCon All-Freshmen teams. SOCIALLY • The Mocs volunteered at numerous community events throughout the year, including National Volunteer Week, Special Olympics, Read Across America and many more. • The Mocs looked to expand their presence in the surrounding areas with Caravan trips to Atlanta and Nashville. Not to forget their closest fans, the student-athletes again took part in Operation Move-In, helping freshmen unload into their dorms to begin the fall semester. • Being engaged in the community can extend past volunteering. The Mocs created a stir with a number of creative marketing ideas, including the Go Blue Be Gold football game against Jacksonville State , the Black Out men’s basketball game against Furman, Phillip D. Glass donning a football helmet for the second year in a row and having the No. 2 rated football media guide in the nation.


WHAT’S A MOC? THE EVOLUTION OF THE MASCOT

THE ANSWER For more than a decade, this question has puzzled many fans and observers of Chattanooga Athletics. The UTC Athletics Department changed logos in 1997, moving away from Native American imagery to a package of logos using railroad images, the nickname “Mocs,” and the Scrappy mascot. The new package emphasized UTC’s connection to Chattanooga and the city’s railroad heritage and incorporated the Tennessee state bird. The term “Moc” is short for “Mockingbird.” Mockingbirds are fiercely territorial creatures which protect their Introduced in 2008, the new-look homes with courage, deter- Scrappy has a sharper and more modern feel, mirroring the growth and immination and skill. Those attri- age of UTC Athletics. butes reflect the intellect, spirit and character of UTC studentathletes and alumni. A Moc is a champion on the playing surface, in the classroom and, most importantly, in life. SCRAPPY Named after legendary football coach A.C. “Scrappy” Moore, Scrappy, the Chattanooga mascot, is a fixture for the Mocs. A re-design in 2008 puts Scrappy in the image of the State Bird of Tennessee, a mockingbird. The mockingbird is known as a fierce protector of its nest and environment. It is sometimes seen swooping down on a dog, cat or predator that may be venturing too close to the bird’s protected territory. Once described by “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon as “a sledgehammer wielding mockingbird with a heart of Blue & Gold,” Scrappy symbolizes that competitive passion.

WHY MOCS?

Faced with politically sensitive issues and in need of a stronger core identity to help establish a strong brand as Chattanooga’s Team, the athletics department embarked on a comprehensive identity program in 1996. A new direction for the athletics identity was determined, moving away from the politically incorrect Native American Indian imagery. Several identities have been used in the past. With the old nickname “Moccasins,” a snake was used in the 1920s and an Indian was used until the year of major change in 1996. A moccasin shoe was even used in the 1980s. In 1996, it was decided to adopt the State Bird of Tennessee, the Mockingbird, as the core of the new identity, while incorporating the strong regional imagery of Chattanooga’s vast railroad history. The mascot “Scrappy” was born and a new emphasis was placed on the athletics department’s role in the The “Power C” logo is the primary mark of Chattanooga Mocs Athletics. region. The committee also recognized the need for the word “Chattanooga” to have a great emphasis in the logo. The nickname “Moccasins” was shortened to simply “Mocs.” Thus established, Chattanooga could rebuild its athletics programs and initiatives around this new identity. And rebuild it did. Quickly establishing the identity program in February 1997, combined with tremendous success in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, UTC had positioned itself to reach for the next level. From 1997 to 2007, the primary logo was the mascot, Scrappy, riding a train. The secondary logo features the front of a train with the word Mocs built into the logo. This logo is affectionately called the “Cowcatcher logo,” referring to the front lower grill of the train that helped push objects from the train tracks. In August 2007, officials at Chattanooga updated the school’s marks. A new C logo, the “Power C” as it has become known to fans and alums, was created as the primary mark and is emblazoned on the side of the football team’s helmets. The secondary marks were updated with a more modern look, and a new font, unique to the school, is now used on the text areas of the logos and marks. In September 2008, Scrappy was re-branded to better match the image of a mockingbird and reflect the rich tradition of our state, our city and our University. New marks of the head as well as a full body were released. The program has also been taking special efforts to stay true to its color palette— The Cowcatcher logo has been recentwhich includes navy blue and ly modified, but is still in use by UTC Athletics. old gold.

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SOUTHERN CONFERNECE BEGINS 93RD SEASON

The Southern Conference, which begins its 93rd season of intercollegiate competition in 2013, is a national leader in emphasizing the development of the student-athlete and in helping to build lifelong leaders and role models. The Southern Conference has been on the forefront of innovation and originality in developing creative solutions to address issues facing intercollegiate athletics. From establishing the first conference basketball tournament (1921), to tackling the issue of freshman eligibility (1922), to developing women’s championships (1984), to becoming the first conference to install the 3-point goal in basketball (1980), the Southern Conference has been a pioneer. The Southern Conference is the nation’s fifth-oldest NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association. Only the Big Ten (1896), the Missouri Valley (1907), the Pac-12 (1915) and the Southwestern Athletic (1920) conferences are older in terms of origination. Academic excellence has been a major part of the Southern Conference’s tradition. Hundreds of Southern Conference student-athletes have been recognized on Capital One Academic All-America and all-district teams. A total of 20 Rhodes Scholarship winners have been selected from conference institutions, including Wofford volleyball player Rachel Woodlee, who earned the honor last year. The Conference currently consists of 11 members in five states throughout the Southeast and sponsors 19 varsity sports and championships that produce participants for NCAA Division I Championships. The Southern Conference offices are located in the historic Beaumont Mill in Spartanburg, S.C. A textile mill that was in operation from 1880 until 1999, Beaumont Mill was renovated in 2004 and today offers the league first-class meeting areas and offices as well as a spacious library for storage of the conference’s historical documents. Membership History On Feb. 25, 1921, representatives from 14 of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s (SIAA) 30 members met at Atlanta’s Piedmont Hotel to establish the Southern Intercollegiate Conference. On hand at the inaugural meeting were officials from Alabama, Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn), Clemson, Georgia, Georgia School of Technology (Georgia Tech), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi A&M (Mississippi State), North Carolina, North Carolina State, Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) and Washington & Lee. Dr. S.V. Sanford of Georgia was chosen as acting chairman and N.W. Dougherty of Tennessee was named secretary. The decision to form a new athletic conference was motivated by the desire to have a workable number of conference games for each league member. With 30 schools in the SIAA by the early 1920s, it was impossible to play every school at least once during the regular season and many schools went several years between playing some conference members. In addition, in 1920, the SIAA voted down proposed rules that an athlete must be in a college a year before playing on its teams and refused to abolish a rule permitting athletes to play summer baseball for money. Play began in the fall of 1921, and a year later, six

more schools joined the fledgling league, including Tulane (which had attended the inaugural meeting but had elected not to join), Florida, Louisiana (LSU), Mississippi, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. VMI joined in 1925 and Duke was added in 1929. By the 1930s, membership in the Southern Conference had reached 23 schools. C.P. “Sally” Miles of Virginia Tech, president of the Southern Conference, called the annual league meeting to order on Dec. 9, 1932, at the Farragut Hotel in Knoxville, Tenn. Georgia’s Dr. Sanford announced that 13 institutions west and south of the Appalachian Mountains were reorganizing as the Southeastern Conference. Members of the new league included Alabama, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Florida, Georgia, Georgia School of Technology, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Mississippi A&M, University of the South, Tennessee, Tulane and Vanderbilt. According to the minutes of the meeting, Dr. Sanford stated that the division was made along geographical lines. Florida’s Dr. J.J. Tigert, acting as spokesman for the withdrawing group, regretted the move but believed it was necessary as the Southern Conference had grown too large. The resignations were accepted and the withdrawing schools formed the new league, which began play in 1933. The Southern Conference continued with membership of 10 institutions, including Clemson, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, South Carolina, Virginia, VMI, Virginia Tech and Washington & Lee. The second major shift occurred some 20 years later. By 1952, the Southern Conference included 17 colleges and universities. Another split occurred when seven schools – Clemson, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, South Carolina and Wake Forest – departed to form the Atlantic Coast Conference, which began play in 1953. The revamped Southern Conference included members The Citadel, Davidson, Furman, George Washington, Richmond, VMI, Virginia Tech, Washington & Lee, West Virginia and William & Mary. A third major shift occurred in 2012-13, when five members announced their departures and three schools were added. College of Charleston announced its decision to leave for the Colonial Athletic Association following the 2012-13 season, while Appalachian State (Sun Belt), Davidson (Atlantic 10), Elon (Colonial) and Georgia Southern (Sun Belt) announced they would depart following the 2013-14 campaign. At the Southern Conference’s 2013 spring meetings in Hilton Head Island, S.C., the league officially extended invitations to former members East Tennessee State and VMI, as well as Mercer, to join the league for the 2014-15 academic year. Today, the league continues to thrive with a membership that includes 11 institutions and a footprint that spans five states: Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Current league members are Appalachian State, The Citadel, Davidson, Elon, Furman, Georgia Southern, UNCG, Samford, Chattanooga, Western Carolina and Wofford. Leadership John Iamarino was officially named commissioner of the conference on Jan. 2, 2006. Iamarino has

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promoted the Southern Conference through an ambitious agenda that has improved championships, upgraded compliance-related matters, launched the conference’s Hall of Fame and increased the marketing and brand awareness of the conference and its member institutions. He has also guided the league through its recent membership changes, ensuring the Southern Conference’s future viability and stability with the additions of East Tennessee State, Mercer and VMI. The Southern Conference named its first commissioner in December 1950. Duke head football coach Wallace Wade made the transition from Blue Devil football coach to athletics administration as the first person at the helm of the conference. Lloyd Jordan replaced Wade as the commissioner in 1960 and served a 14-year term until Ken Germann became the league head in 1974. Germann was the commissioner for 13 years and orchestrated the league’s expansion to include women’s athletics. In 1987, he was succeeded by Dave Hart, who spearheaded the transfer of the league office from Charlotte, N.C., to Asheville, N.C. Wright Waters succeeded Hart upon his retirement in 1991. Under Waters’ leadership, the Southern Conference expanded to 12 members, added three women’s sports and posted record revenue from the basketball tournament. Waters was followed by Alfred B. White in 1998. White, a veteran member of the NCAA office, introduced the current conference logo and elevated the conference’s commitment to marketing and development of corporate partners. Danny Morrison headed the conference from 2001-2005 and orchestrated the league’s move from Asheville, N.C., to Spartanburg, S.C. Under Morrison’s leadership, the conference increased its marketing and promotional efforts. Championship History The first Southern Conference Championship was the league basketball tournament held in Atlanta in 1922. The North Carolina Tar Heels won the tournament to become the first recognized league champion in any sport. The Southern Conference Tournament remains the oldest of its kind in college basketball. Commissioner Germann spearheaded the Southern Conference’s expansion to include women’s athletics during the 1983-84 season. That year, league championships were held in volleyball, basketball and tennis. Cross country joined the mix in 1985 and the league began holding indoor and outdoor track championships in 1988. Most recently, the conference instituted golf and softball championships in the spring of 1994 and added soccer in the fall of 1994. The Germann Cup, named in honor of the former commissioner, annually recognizes the top women’s athletics programs in the conference. From its humble beginnings, women’s athletics have become an integral part of the Southern Conference and its success. The Southern Conference declares champions in 10 men’s sports – football, soccer, cross country, basketball, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, wrestling, baseball, tennis and golf – and nine women’s sports – soccer, volleyball, cross country, basketball, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, tennis, golf and softball.



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