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Bulldogs win Second Straight TranSouth Tennis Championship; Lady Bulldogs Finish Second

Rome, GA - 4/20/2002 - The Union University men’s tennis team has won their second consecutive TranSouth Conference Tournament Championship. Union defeated Berry College 5-3 in the championship match to capture the crown. Union was also the TranSouth regular season champion.

Union, ranked No. 12 in the NAIA swept the three doubles matches to secure the win. No. 14 Berry College won each of the 1, 2, and 3 seed matches. Union will now play in the NAIA Region XI Tournament and try for their second consecutive Region XI tournament championship and yet another trip to the NAIA National Tournament. Union ups its record to 17-2 on the season.

Union’s Lady Bulldog tennis team fell to Lee in the TranSouth Tournament Championship match by the score of 5-3. No. 21 Union was Tri-Champions for the regular season with Martin Methodist and Lee, each with a 4-1 record. Union’s No. 1 and 2 players, Ashley Young and Veronica Cortes each won their matches, however, Lee won the remaining singles and 2 of 3 double matches. Union overall record falls to 16-6 on the season.


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