FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2001
Union Baseball to Play Their Home Opener on
Jackson, TN—The Bulldogs will play their first home game of
the 2001 season on Friday, February 9 when Spalding College, KY
comes to Jackson. The game will begin at 2:30 PM on Friday
afternoon. The Bulldogs’ will also be at home on Saturday,
February 10 as the battle Georgia Southwestern in a double-header
beginning at 1:00 PM.
This will mark the beginning of the third season at the new
baseball facility at Union. Last season, the Bulldogs hosted the
NAIA Region XI Tournament and this coming May, Union will play
host the TranSouth Conference Tournament. The Bulldogs enjoyed
playing at home, winning 24 of the 31 games played at Union last
season. The crowds have been outstanding because of the local
support. Of the 22-player roster, 16 are from the West Tennessee
area including eight Jackson players.
The Bulldogs are currently 2-2 on the season and ranked No. 25
in the NAIA Preseason Poll.