Jackson, TN—Andy Rushing recorded his 500th
career win over on Saturday as the Bulldogs swept a
double-header at Lipscomb University 3-1 and 12-8. Rushing has
now compiled a 501-359 (.583%) record over his 15 plus seasons
as a head coach. In his 12 plus seasons at Union, Rushing has
an overall record of 417 wins and 259 losses (.602).
Ironically, Rushing’s 400th career win came
against Lipscomb University back on April 10, 1998. Since that
date, Rushing has led the Bulldogs to 100 wins in 151 games, a
Rushing, a 1976 graduate of Union University, is coming off
his best season ever at Union with a 42-15 record. He enters
his thirteenth season as head coach of the Bulldogs. Last
season saw Rushing lead the Bulldogs to a regular season
TranSouth Conference Championship along with a trip to the
Region XI Tournament. Rushing’s Bulldogs finished the 2000
season ranked #8 in the NAIA poll.