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Union Volleyball Wins Cumberland Tournament, Hutchison MVP

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/2/2006 - The Union University Lady Bulldog volleyball team remained perfect on the season by going undefeated through the Cumberland University Tournament in Lebanon, Tennessee. In the championship match, Union topped crosstown rival and new conference foe Lambuth University 3-0 (30-17, 30-20, 30-25) to win the event. Jackson native and former Trinity Christian Academy standout Amanda Hutchison was named Tournament MVP. On the season, Union is now 6-0.

Union went 4-0 during pool play to earn a spot versus Lambuth, who won their pool, in the title match. On Friday, Union defeated Brescia University (Ky.) 3-1 (30-16, 29-31, 30-25, 30-26) and Virginia Intermont College 3-0 (30-28, 30-23, 30-17). On Saturday, Union defeated the University of Illinois-Springfield twice 3-1 (30-19, 30-21, 24-30, 30-20) and 3-1 (28-30, 30-20, 30-28, 30-19).

Joining Hutchison on the All-Tournament team for Union were seniors Monica Schrimer and Purity Ogolla.


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