Union University improved to 5-0 in the TranSouth with a decisive victory over Blue Mountain 101-53. Union is 18-1 overall and Blue Mountain is now 6-8 overall and 0-5 in conference play.
Behind the strong performance of last week's conference player of the week Ginger Bryant, Union exploded for 57 points in the first half. Byrant scored 26 oints and Jessica Henson added 21 to lead Union. Miriam Wandanda and Christal Merriweather each added 13 while Laura Mitchell poured in 12 points on 4 of 8 shooting from behind the arc. Blue Mountain was led by Christy Turner with 14. Heather Johnson and Tracy Rice added 12 points each.
Union force 38 Blue Mountain turnovers and scored 37 points from those. Union shot 56% from the field on the night but only 28% (7-25) from behind the arc.
Union plays next on Thursday night as they host conference foe Trevecca Nazarene in a battle of NAIA Top 10 teams. Gametime is at 6:00 p.m.