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Six Union Softball Players Honored by TranSouth, Two Top The List

JACKSON, Tenn. - 5/9/2005 - The Union University Lady Bulldog softball team had six players named the TranSouth All-Conference team following the 2005 regular season. Two Lady Bulldogs received top honors. Junior pitcher Mary Kosco was named the TranSouth Conference Pitcher of the Year, while junior transfer, Danielle Pope was named the TranSouth Conference Newcomer of the Year. Joining Kosco and Pope on the TranSouth All-Conference first team were Holly Haycraft, Jessica Kee, and Allison Shein. Chrissa Norton was named second team All-Conference.

These six players helped lead Union to a runner-up finish in both the TranSouth regular season and tournament. Union is now 41-13-1 overall and will be the No. 2 seed in this week's NAIA Region XI Softball Tournament, hosted by Union University.

2005 Softball Roster
2005 Softball Stats

2005 TranSouth Softball All-Conference Team

Player of the Year: Karen Hargrove, Martin Methodist
Pitcher of the Year: Mary Kosco, Union University
Newcomer of the Year: Danielle Pope, Union University
Coach of the Year: Brandie Paul, Martin Methodist

First Team All-TranSouth
April Harris, Cumberland University
Marie Pickler, Freed-Hardeman
Adrienne Gann, Freed-Hardeman
Karen Hargrove, Martin Methodist
Ashley Altman, Martin Methodist
Meghan McCary, Martin Methodist
Kristin Pitts, Martin Methodist
Dara May, Martin Methodist
Hollie Shane, Trevecca Nazarene
Lindsey Howard, Trevecca Nazarene
Brandy Miller, Trevecca Nazarene
Ashley McCool, Trevecca Nazarene
Jami Toomey, Trevecca Nazarene
Mary Kosco, Union University
Danielle Pope, Union University
Holly Haycraft, Union University
Jessica Kee, Union University
Allison Shein, Union University

Second Team All-TranSouth Team
Sara Sparks, Cumberland University
Ashlee Lindsey, Cumberland University
Morgan Wills, Cumberland University
April Clayton, Freed-Hardeman
Brittany Johnson, Freed-Hardeman
Cassie Smith, Freed-Hardeman
Becky Hodges, Martin Methodist
Kassie King, Martin Methodist
Liz Adams, Martin Methodist
Laura Redmon, Trevecca Nazarene
Evyn Terry, Trevecca Nazarene
Maria Trapani, Trevecca Nazarene
Chrissa Norton, Union University


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