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Union fall sport schedules released

JACKSON, Tenn. - 8/12/2011 - Union University has released the schedules for each of the five fall sports including men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer, and volleyball. This will mark the final season for Union to compete in the TranSouth and NAIA as the university has been approved to begin the NCAA Division II membership process.

The first sport to start play will be the women's soccer team in an exhibition match on August 18 in Little Rock, Ark. versus John Brown (Ark.). The women's soccer team will play the official season opener on August 27 at Reinhardt (Gal.). The women's soccer team finished third in the TranSouth regular season and tournament last season.

Men's soccer will start next with an exhibition on August 23 and then their season opener on August 27 at Southern Poly (Ga.). Union finished third in the regular season and conference tournament last season.

Union's volleyball team will open their season on August 26 at the Milligan (Tenn.) Classic. The volleyball team won their fifth TranSouth regular season title, while finishing third in the conference tournament.

The Union women and men's cross country teams will start their season on September 3 in the Memphis Twilight Classic. Union's women have won eight straight TranSouth titles, while the men have won seven straight conference titles.

Follow the results and latest news all season long on www.uu.edu/athletics, www.facebook.com/UUAthletics and www.twitter.com/UUAthletics.


Steven Aldridge
Phone: (731) 661-5027
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