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Former Union women's basketball players join fundraising effort for local athlete

MILAN, Tenn. - 6/4/2012 - A group of former Union University women's basketball players put on their old Union jerseys to help raise money for a local athlete. Victor Kidd, a member of the 1998 state championship team at Milan High School, was home for the weekend as a number of local stars got together to raise funds to help Victor fight Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL).

Included in the group were Union head coach Mark Campbell, Lavanda Ross (2012 NAIA Player of the Year), Christal Merriweather (2002 NAIA All-American), Josephine Owino (2008 and 2009 NAIA Player of the Year), Jessica Henson Doyle (3-time NAIA All-American), Stephanie Clark Shutes (2005 NAIA Player of the Year), Tashekia Brown Abakwue (4-year starter for Union), Kayla Hudson (4-time NAIA All-American) and Kaitlin Dudley (4-time NAIA All-American). Names listed from left to right.

Former Jackson Central-Merry High School, University of Tennessee and Denver Bronco, Al Wilson was also in attendance to sign autographs and speak at the event.

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