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Research addresses heat-related illnesses in athletes

When scorching summer temperatures create dangerous conditions for athletes, Dr. Brendon McDermott is often asked to share his findings in the field. “My goal in the research that I do is to prevent sudden death in sports. Death is 100 per cent preventable with exertion heat stroke, even if it ends up happening. My goal is to get that out to people,” said McDermott, associate professor and clinical coordinator

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Mocs Surpass 2,000 Season Tickets Sold

The Chattanooga Mocs passed the 2,000 milestone – currently standing at 2,006 – for football season tickets sold today.  UTC kicks off on Saturday, September 4 at 3 p.m. (E.S.T.) against defending Southern Conference Champion Appalachian State at Finley Stadium.  [Read more]

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AT&T Real Yellow Pages features UTC Mocs

The UTC Mocs will be featured on the cover of the 2010 AT&T Real Yellow Pages directory and the smaller, portable directory. The cover photo features an action shot of defensive end Josh Beard breaking past a block set by an opponent. “We had a great season last year under the leadership of Coach Russ Huesman and his staff,” said Athletics Director Rick Hart. More than 500,000 directories will

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Hollinquest named SoCon Female Athlete of the Year

UTC graduate Shanara Hollinquest was honored as the 2010 Southern Conference Female Athlete of the Year at the league’s annual awards dinner at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Hilton Head, S.C.  [Read more]

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Uys Named SoCon Track Performer of the Year

Senior Anneli Uys won the Southern Conference title in the 800 and 1500-meter events for the second straight season and was named the 2010 Southern Conference Track Performer of the Year.  Read the full story at

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