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Union’s Clark Named NAIA National & TranSouth Player of the Week

JACKSON, Tenn. - 2/15/2005 - The Union University Lady Bulldogs have won four straight games, including last night’s win at No. 13 Cumberland University (Tenn.). Leading the way for the Lady Bulldogs is senior forward Stephanie Clark. Clark was named the TranSouth Conference Player of the Week and then was named the NAIA National Player of the Week. Clark helped Union to a perfect 3-0 week with wins over Lambuth, Blue Mountain, and at No. 18 Trevecca Nazarene. For Clark, this is the second conference player of the week honor this season and the first national player of the week honor this season. Clark has received the NAIA National Player of the Year twice in her two seasons at Union

Clark, a 6-foot-2 senior form Artesia, New Mexico, averaged 21.0 points and 12.3 rebounds per game. Combined for the week, she tallied 63 points, 37 rebounds, five blocks, four steals, and four assists. Clark recorded a double-double in each of the three games. On the season, Clark has tallied 20 double-doubles, which is an NAIA best. She also leads the NAIA with 11.2 rebounds per game.

For Union, they’ve won four games in a row and six of their past seven. Union, ranked No. 7 in this week's NAIA poll, has just four regular season games remaining before the TranSouth Conference Tournament; with three of those remaining games are conferences games. Union will host Lyon College on Thursday, February 17, Martin Methodist College on Thursday, February 24, and then close the regular season at Freed-Hardeman on Saturday, February 26. The non-conference game is versus Park University on Saturday, February 19 at Union’s Homecoming.

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