Chattanooga Mocs

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Chattanooga Mocs
University University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Conference Southern Conference (SoCon)
NCAA Division I FCS
Athletic director Mark Wharton
Location Chattanooga, Tennessee
Varsity teams 15
Football stadium Finley Stadium (football, soccer)
Basketball arena McKenzie Arena
Other arenas Maclellan Gymnasium
Mascot Scrappy
Nickname Mocs
Fight song Fight Chattanooga
Colors Navy, Old Gold, and Silver[1]
SoCon's logo in Chattanooga's colors

The Chattanooga Mocs (formerly the Chattanooga Moccasins) are the 15 teams representing the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in intercollegiate athletics. The Mocs compete in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Southern Conference (SoCon).[2]


Moc is the shortened version of the original nickname, "Moccasins", it also refers to the northern mockingbird, Tennessee's state bird.[3]


A member of the Southern Conference, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga currently sponsors teams in six men's and nine women's NCAA sanctioned sports.[4]

Men's intercollegiate sports Team article Head coach Women's intercollegiate sports Team article Head coach
Basketball Men's basketball Lamont Paris Basketball Women's basketball Jim Foster
Cross Country Andy Meyer Cross Country Andy Meyer
Football Mocs football Tom Arth Golf Colette Murray
Golf Mark Guhne Soccer Gavin McKinney
Tennis Carlos Garcia Softball Frank Reed
Wrestling Mocs wrestling Heath Eslinger Tennis Chad Camper
Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor) Andy Meyer
Volleyball Travis Filar

National championships[edit]

Team (4)[edit]

Association Division Sport Year Opponent/Runner-Up Score
NCAA Division II Men's Basketball 1977 Randolph–Macon 71–62
Women's Tennis[5] 1983 UC Davis 5–4
1984 SIU Edwardsville 8–1
1985 Notre Dame 8–1


  1. ^ "Website Guidelines". Retrieved April 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ "SoCon Southern Conference". The Southern Conference. Retrieved 2014-12-26. 
  3. ^ Branch, John (19 March 2009). "So, Just What Is a Moc?". The Quad. Retrieved 18 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Chattanooga Mocs". The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Retrieved 2014-12-26. 
  5. ^ "Division II Women's Tennis Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 

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