JACKSON, Tenn. – March 21, 2011 – Sarah Chan took control of the game from the beginning, and didn’t let go.
Union University’s senior center scored the first six points of the game – ending with a game-high 32 points overall – to lead the Lady Bulldogs to a 58-40 win over Shawnee State (Ohio) in the NAIA semifinals March 21 at Jackson’s Oman Arena.
Chan connected on 14-of-19 from the field and also grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds.
The win puts the Lady Bulldogs (35-1 on the season) in their third straight NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship title game, and gives Union a chance for its third straight national title.
Union will face Azusa Pacific University at 7 p.m. March 21 in a rematch of last year’s championship game, which Union won 73-65.
Tickets for the game will be available at the Oman Arena gate. The game will be televised live on CBS College Sports.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.