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Annual Casey Jones Village Soccer Classic Features Great Talent

Jackson, Tenn. - 9/19/2002 - This year’s Casey Jones Village Soccer Classic hosted by Union University is set to be a great tournament. Union comes in ranked No. 4 team in the NAIA Region XI standings. Mid-Continent College of Mayfield, Kentucky is ranked No. 4 in the NAIA Top 25. William Carey College of Hattiesburg, Mississippi is ranked No. 7 in the NAIA Top 25 and Ouachita Baptist University is a competitive NCAA Div II school.

Union is looking to improve on its No. 4 region ranking and break the NAIA Top 25 polls. This is a great opportunity as the Bulldogs will play Ouachita Baptist on Friday at 5:30 and will play No. 7 William Carey on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Two wins in this tournament could give Union the boost they need as they enter a stretch of five straight TranSouth Conference games, the first of which is at Martin Methodist on September 25. Martin Methodist is the defending TranSouth regular season champions.

Below is the schedule for the Casey Jones Village Soccer Classic. Admission is free.

Friday, September 20
5:30 p.m. - Union University TN vs. Ouachita Baptist University AR
7:30 p.m. - William Carey College MS vs. Mid-Continent College KY

Saturday, September 21
4:30 p.m. - Mid-Continent College KY vs. Ouachita Baptist University AR
6:30 p.m. - Union University TN vs. Williams Carey College MS


Steven Aldridge
Phone: (731) 661-5027
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