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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team hosts Davidson on Sunday, Feb. 10, in Southern Conference action.* Match time is set for 2:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) at Maclellan Gym.* UTC is currently in first place in the SoCon race with a 3-0 league mark.* The Mocs are 7-6 overall after posting a pair of SoCon road wins last weekend.* The Mocs defeated Gardner-Webb 40-6 on Friday and Appalachian State 29-9 on Sunday.*
Davidson is 6-9 overall and snapped a 22-match SoCon losing streak with a 25-24 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.* The Wildcats are 1-3 in league matches.****
Chattanooga is 21-0 all-time against the Wildcats, including a 9-0 record at home. UTC has scored at least 40 team points in nine straight matches and has never dropped more than three matches in any one dual.
Tickets
Tickets are $5 for the match and available at the gate or on GoMocs.com.* Doors open at 1:00 p.m.
LIVE STATS
Live scoring and a MocsVision broadcast are available for the Davidson match.* Links for both are available on the wrestling schedule page on GoMocs.com.*
CHATTANOOGA PROBABLE LINEUP:
125:* No. 18 Nick Soto (So. - 20-6)
133:* Marvin Lopez (Fr. - 9-9)
141:* Dean Pavlou (Sr. - 18-11)
149:* Alex Hudson (Jr. - 8-7) / Austin Sams (Fr. - 13-5)
157:* Trey Stavrum (So. - 8-14)
165:* Josh Condon (Sr. - 6-5)
174:* Sean Mappes (Fr. - 6-2) / John Lampe (Fr. - 9-10)
184:* Robert Prigmore (Sr. - 7-12)
197:* No. 18 Niko Brown (Sr. - 23-3)
285:* Kevin Malone (So. - 13-8)
Head Coach:* Heath Eslinger (41-28 - 4th Year)
The Mocs are 7-6 on the year, and 3-0 in SoCon action.* The league wins were at Appalachian State (29-9), at Gardner-Webb (40-6) and against The Citadel (22-20).* UTC also has wins over Ohio (21-12), Anderson (37-6), Cumberland (49-0) and Princeton (27-10).* Four of the six losses have come against ranked teams in No. 16 Virginia (9-26), No. 2 Iowa (6-37), No. 2 Oklahoma State (9-41) and No. 9 Illinois (10-29).
QUICK NOTES ON THE MOCS

  • Head Coach Heath Eslinger is 41-28 in four years with the Mocs. He is two wins away from tying his collegiate coach, Mark Leen for No. 4 on the Mocs head coaching wins list. Leen was 43-35-1 (.551) in six seasons from 1996-01.
  • Senior Niko Brown (197) is 11-0 in dual matches and has a team-high seven pins.
  • Senior Josh Condon (165) is 3-0 in SoCon matches with three pins.

DAVIDSON PROBABLE LINEUP:
125:* Scott Cunningham (Fr. - 1-0)
133:* Anthony Elias (So. - 4-7)
141:* Matt Zarth (Sr.* 1-9)
149:* Kevin Brimingham (So. - 6-9)
157:* Nathaniel Powers (Fr. - 2-9)
165:* Christopher Cirenza (Sr. - 5-10)
174:* Ian Solcz (So. - 7-8)
184:* Scott Patrick (Jr. - 13-8)
197:* Carson Stack (Fr. - 7-8)
285:* Eddie Isola (So. - 5-7)
Head Coach:* Bob Patnesky (9th Year)
Davidson is 6-9 overall and 1-3 in SoCon action.* The Wildcats snapped a 22-match losing streak in SoCon action with last weekend's 25-24 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.****
Senior Matt Zarth scored the lone win for the Wildcats in last year's dual.* He defeated Blake Thomas 8-3 at 125.*
MOCS VS. DAVIDSON
The Mocs are 21-0 all-time against Davidson, including last year's 47-3 win on the road.* The Mocs have scored at least 40 points in eight consective meeting.***
Last 10 Matches
Jan. 22, 2012 - Chattanooga 47 - Davidson* 3
Feb. 13, 2011 - Chattanooga* 41 - Davidson 3
Dec. 18, 2009 - Chattanooga 40 - Davidson* 6
Nov. 8, 2008 - Chattanooga* 46 - Davidson 0
Feb. 3, 2008 - Chattanooga 40 - Davidson* 6
Nov. 11, 2006 - Chattanooga* 46 - Davidson 6
Feb. 11, 2006 - Chattanooga 40 - Davidson* 3
Feb. 12, 2005 - Chattanooga* 49 - Davidson 0
Jan. 31, 2004 - Chattanooga 40 - Davidson* 6
Feb. 1, 2003 - Chattanooga* 39 - Davidson 6
Chattanooga 47 - Davidson 3
Jan. 22, 2012 • Davidson, N.C.
285:* Kevin Malone (UTC) - Won by Forfeit - (Davidson) - UTC 6-0
125:* Matt Zarth (Davidson) - Dec. 8-3 - Blake Thomas (UTC) - UTC 6-3
133:* Nick Soto (UTC) - MD 22-9 - Anthony Elias (Davidson) - UTC 10-3
141:* Shawn Greevy (UTC) - Fall 6:27 - Benjamin Hartshorn (Davidson) - UTC 16-3
149:* Kelly Felix (UTC) - TF 19-3 (5:38) - Kevin Birmingham (Davidson) - UTC 21-3
157:* Dan Waddell (UTC) - MD 14-2 - Christopher Talevi (Davidson) - UTC 25-3
165:* Brandon Wright (UTC) - MD 16-7 - Tyler Mullen (Davidson) - UTC 29-3
174:* Trey Stavrum (UTC) - Fall 4:12 - Ian Solcz (Davidson) - UTC 35-3
184:* Levi Clemons (UTC) - Won by Forfeit - (Davidson) - UTC 41-3
197:* Robert Prigmore (UTC) - Fall 3:42 - Eddie Isola (Davidson) - UTC 47-3
SOTO & BROWN RANKED THIS WEEK
Sophomore Nick Soto is No. 18 according to Intermat and WIN this week.* He is listed at No. 19 in the AWN rankings.* Soto is 20-6 overall with an 10-3 mark in dual matches.* He finished second at the Wolfpack Open and won the Hokie Open earlier in the year.* Senior Niko Brown is No. 19 in this week's AWN top-20 at 197 pounds.* He is currently 23-3 overall and undefeated in dual matches at 11-0.**
MOCS SET RECORDS IN 2012 FALL SEMESTER
The UTC wrestling team had an overall program record 2.89 grade-point-average for the 2012 fall semester.* The Mocs also set team records with 14 on the Dean's List and 18 on the AD Honor Roll.* Senior Dean Pavlou (Health & Human Performance) and freshman John Lampe (History) were two of 28 student-athletes at UTC with a 4.0 g.p.a. in the fall.*