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Union volleyball sweeps through Cumberland Invitational

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/27/2008 - The Union University volleyball team won each of their four matches in the Cumberland (Tenn.) University Invitational on Friday and Saturday. With the perfect weekend, Union moves to 12-4 on the season.

On Friday, Union defeated host Cumberland 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-16) and then topped Brescia (Ky.) University 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-13).

On Saturday, Union continued their perfect run with two more 3-0 victories. The Union Lady Bulldogs defeated Pikeville (Ky.) College 25-11, 25-12, 25-19, followed by a 25-19, 25-17, 25-15 win over the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.).

Following the tournament, Union's junior setter Katie Adams was named the tournament's MVP. Adams, along with Union's CJ Neathamer, Emilie Ogas, and Amanda Coyle were each named All-Tournament performers.

Up next for Union will be a home conference match versus Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) University at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, September 30.


Steven Aldridge
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