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Lady Bulldogs roll in NAIA opening round

Jessica Graves drives to the basket during Union's 95-66 win over the University of Sciences and Arts Wednesday. (Photo by Morris Abernathy)
Jessica Graves drives to the basket during Union's 95-66 win over the University of Sciences and Arts Wednesday. (Photo by Morris Abernathy)

JACKSON, Tenn.March 19, 2008 – Josephine Owino led seven Lady Bulldogs in double figures as Union cruised past the University of Science and Arts 95-66 in the opening round of the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship at Oman Arena.

Owino’s 17 points and 10 rebounds led Union’s efforts. Kaitlin Dudley added 15 points, Crystal Eason scored 14 and Jessica Graves and Zeinab Chan each added 13.

Kayla Hudson and Merideth Jacobs rounded out the list of Lady Bulldogs in double figures, with 10 points each.

Union led 46-29 at halftime.

The top-seeded Lady Bulldogs move to 33-0 on the season, and will face fourth-seeded The Master’s College Friday evening at 8 p.m.


Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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