JACKSON, Tenn. - 10/2/2006 - Caitlin Zimmerman of Union University has been named TranSouth Athletic Conference and NAIA Region XI Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for the week ending October 1, 2006.
Zimmerman, a 5-foot-5 sophomore forward from Lebanon, Tenn., scored all of the Lady Bulldogs goals on the week to help lead Union to a 2-0 record on the week. Union topped conference foe Trevecca Nazarene University 1-0 and Campbellsville University 3-1, both matches on the road. She collected Union’s one goal at Trevecca Nazarene and scored her first career hat trick in the victory at Campbellsville, extending her consecutive goals streak for Union to six.
This is Zimmerman’s first TranSouth Player of the Week honor, and the first for Union University women’s soccer, who began their program last season.
Up next for Union soccer will be a home match on Tuesday, October 3 when the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs host conference foe Freed-Hardeman. The men's will play at 4:00 pm and the women's match will follow at 6:00 pm.
Union moves into fourth place in the TranSouth Athletic Conference and improves to 6-4 overall, 1-2 in the TSAC. They host Freed-Hardeman University for a TranSouth match Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m.
NAIA Region XI awards will be released on Tuesday, Oct. 3 and the NAIA National awards will be released on Wednesday afternoon.
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