JACKSON, Tenn. - 4/29/2011 - The Union (Tenn.) University spring athletic teams were well represented on the TranSouth Scholar Athlete lists. Union’s baseball, softball and men’s golf team combined for 24 total scholars. TranSouth Scholar Athletes are students athletes that are sophomores, juniors or seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA.
The Union softball team led the way with 11 players honors. Ali Bozza, Brittany Burkett, Katie Davis, Hailee Edwards, Samantha Geisler, Caroline George, Amber Hayes, Keaton Kirk, Stephanie Saunders, Tobie Joy and Brooke Thomas were named (softball list).
The Union men’s golf team has seven players to make the grade. On the list were Brett Barry, Matt Kelley, Ryan Mantooth, Ben Waits, Micah Gentle, Jake Carroll and Tyler Lay (golf list).
Seven baseball players earned the honor including Jared Davis, David Leisey, Danny Grimm, Kian Jost, Doug Joyce, Derek Copley and Matt Fike (baseball list).
All three of these teams are getting set to compete in their respective conference tournaments next week. Union baseball will host the TranSouth Tournament at Fesmire Field here on Union’s campus. Union softball will travel to Henderson, Tenn. for the conference tournament as the No. 2 seed. The golf team will attempt to defend their conference tournament title from last season as they play in Blytheville, Arkansas next week.
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