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Union volleyball rallies to advance to the conference tournament championship match

JACKSON, Tenn. - 11/11/2008 - The Union University Lady Bulldogs defeated Lyon (Ark.) College 3-1 (25-27, 25-16, 25-21, 25-16) to advance to the 2008 TranSouth Conference Tournament title match. After falling behind 1-0 in the winner's bracket final, the Union University Lady Bulldogs rallied to win three straight games.

Union remains the only undefeated team left in the tournament. Union advances to the championship match. The winner of the loser's bracket final (Lyon vs. Trevecca Nazarene) will have to defeat Union twice to win the title.

Union (26-7) was led by Heather Lieberman with 14 kills, followed by Ashley Young and Amanda Coyle with 13 and 11 respectively. Adams recorded 50 assists, while Sims posted four blocks. CJ Neathamer led with 31 digs.

Lyon was led by Katie Beineke with 20 kills and Meghann Laborn with 11 kills.

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