Mocs Softball Team Suffers 11th Straight Loss After Falling 7-0 to Tennessee Tech

( COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — The Chattanooga Mocs softball team fell behind early and suffered its 11th-straight loss in a 7-0 decision on the road at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, Tenn., on Wednesday night.

Chattanooga threatened in the top of the first when Emily Coltharp led off the game with a single and Kailey Snell followed with a walk. A foul out advanced Coltharp to third with one out before Hayleigh Weissenbach grounded into an inning-ending 6-4-3 double play.

Tennessee Tech struck early off starting pitch Kat Thompson, plating three runs in the bottom of the first with just one out, giving way to relief pitcher Hannah Wood. The Golden Eagles continued the scoring in the second inning, scoring a trio of runs to extend the lead to 6-0.

Chattanooga was held without a hit over the final five innings and finished the game with just three hits. Coltharp (1-for-3), Kendall Andrews (1-for-3) and Addy Keylon (1-for-2) provided the offense.

Thompson (1-4) suffered the loss in the circle after recording an out and allowing three runs (two) earned in her 12th start of the season. Wood tossed 2.0 innings of relief and allowed five hits and three runs (all earned) while Brooke Parrott added 3.2 innings, surrendering five hits and allowing just one earned run.

Chattanooga (4-15, 0-0 SoCon) opens Southern Conference play this weekend with a three-game series at home against Western Carolina. Game coverage links will be located on the schedule page ahead of first pitch.

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