FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2000

 

Union Volleyball Finishes Third In Conference Tourney

Jackson, TN—After winning the TranSouth Conference regular season title, the Lady Bulldogs had hopes of going to Birmingham and defending their tournament championship. Union defeated Lipscomb in the first round and Trevecca Nazarene in the second round. Union then lost to Lee University and Trevecca to end their championship hopes.

The Lady Bulldogs, however, were well represented in the post season honors. Lauren Hayden and Andrea Darr were named to the All-Tournament Team, as well as, 1st Team All-Conference. Emily VanDam and Liz Travis were named 2nd team All-Conference. Union also had three All-Conference Scholar Athletes, Sarah Davenport, Emily VanDam, and Lauren Hayden. Lauren Hayden needs on 22 kills in the Region XI tournament to set the NAIA record for kills in a career. She currently has 2,707.

Union will host the NAIA Region XI Tournament on Nov. 17-18. The tournament schedule is as follows:

Friday, Nov. 17
Game 1- #4 Union University, TN vs. #5 Martin Methodist College, TN – 6:00 PM
Game 2 - #3 Trevecca Nazarene, TN vs. #6 Union College, KY – 8:00 PM

Saturday, Nov. 18
Semifinals

Game 3 - #1 Georgetown College, KY vs. Game 1 winner - 10:00 AM
Game 4 - #2 Lee University, TN vs. Game 2 winner – 12:00 Noon

Championship Game
Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4 – 3:00 PM

#DOGS#


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