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Union softball signs TCA's Cross for 2012-13 season

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/21/2011 - The Union University softball program has signed Summer Cross of Trinity Christian Academy for the 2012-13 season. Cross will enter Union next fall as a freshman and will major in pre-med.

Cross, a 5-foot-5 infielder, prepped at Trinity Christian Academy in Jackson where she played five seasons of softball. While at Trinity, Cross helped lead her team to the 2009 and 2010 TSSAA Class A State Titles, while also earning a runner-up finish in 2008. Cross was named all-district twice, twice named all-district tournament, twice named to the Jackson Sun All-West Tennessee team, and earned the Best Defense and Most Improved awards. Cross was also named all-tournament in the Sara Beth Whitehead Softball Tournament three times. As a junior, Cross hit .441 with 16 doubles, five triples, two home runs and a school record 29 stolen bases. Cross led her summer league teams to the DSI 10U Softball State Titles in 2005 and 2007.

Off the field, Cross was a member of the National Honors Society.

Cross is the daughter of Jeffrey and Bernadette Cross and is a member of West Jackson Baptist Church.


(sitting) Bernadette Cross, Summer Cross, Jeffrey Cross
(standing)Heather Hall (Union coach), Robert Craft (TCA coach)

Steven Aldridge
Phone: (731) 661-5027
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Fax: (731) 661-5182

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