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Union’s Zimmerman Becomes First NAIA All-Region Women’s Soccer Player

JACKSON, Tenn. - 11/28/2006 - Caitlin Zimmerman of Union University became the programs first ever women’s soccer player to be named an NAIA All-Region performer. In Union’s second varsity season, Zimmerman, earned second team All-Region XI honors following her All-Conference honor a few weeks earlier.

Zimmerman, a 5-foot-5 sophomore forward from Lebanon, Tennessee, started in each of her 17 matches on the season. She led Union with 12 goals scored and also led with 29 total points. She was second on the team in assists (5), game winning goals (3), and shots (40). Her 30 shots on goals placed Zimmerman in a three-way tie for the team high.

Union, under the leadership of head coach Brandon Boylan, finished their second season of varsity competition with a 10-8 overall, including a 4-3 TranSouth record. Union finished the regular season in fourth place in the TranSouth Conference standings which earned the Lady Bulldogs the right to host a first round conference tournament game. Union advanced to the semifinals of the conference tournament and earned the team’s first NAIA Region Tournament bid.

2006 Women's Soccer All-Region Team (PDF)


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