Jackson, Tenn. - 1/24/2003 - Union University guard and Jackson native Christal Merriweather reached the 1,000-point milestone for her career. Merriweather becomes the fourth Union player this season to pass the mark. After her 15-point performance in Union’s 68-57 win over Trevecca, Merriweather’s career total stands at 1,005 points.
In her almost three seasons with the Lady Bulldogs, Merriweather has accumulated 1,005 points, 308 rebounds, and 340 assists. This season, she is averaging 12.5 points per game (2nd on the team) and almost five assists per game to lead the lady Bulldogs. Last season, she was named as a second team All-American performer and also a first team All-Conference player in 2002.
Merriweather joins fellow Bulldogs Jessica Henson, Taskekia Brown, and Chima Abakwue as the four players to reach the 1,000-point plateau during the 2002-03 season.
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