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Union’s Hutchison Named TranSouth & NAIA Region XI Player of the Week

JACKSON, Tenn. - 10/11/2006 - Former Trinity Christian Academy and current Union University standout, Amanda Hutchison, has been named the TranSouth Conference and NAIA Region XI Player of the Week for the week ending October 7, 2006

Hutchison, a 5-foot-9 sophomore from Jackson, led the Lady Bulldogs to a 4-2 week, including a home win over then undefeated Freed-Hardeman University. She had 88 kills on the week (4.0 per game), including three matches with 17 or more kills. 174 total attempts (7.91 per game), 25 digs, 18 solo blocks, 13 assisted blocks and 6 aces on the week. Hutchison also helped Union to a 3-1 record in the Cornerstone University Tournament where she was named to the All-Tournament team.

Union is now 18-4 on the season and 6-3 in the conference. Union sits in third place, just two games behind the leader, Martin Methodist at 7-1.

Up next for Union will be a conference match at Cumberland University on Thursday, October 12 followed by a non-conference home match on Saturday, October 14 versus the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) at 1:00 pm.


Steven Aldridge
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