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Elrod Joins Union Women’ Soccer Team

JACKSON, Tenn. - 3/21/2007 - Union University has signed Korie Elrod of Gallatin, Tennessee to play soccer for the Lady Bulldogs beginning in the fall of 2007. Elrod will enter Union this fall as a freshman and will be working towards a career in optometry while at Union.

"Korie is a hard working player with a great work ethic”, states Union head coach Brandon Boylan. “She has overcome injuries to get where she is now. Korie will compete and provide depth in our defensive third."

Elrod, a 5-foot-8 defender, prepped at Station Camp High School where she played four years of soccer and two seasons of basketball. She helped lead her soccer team to District and Region Championships during her career. Elrod was named MVP of the District as a freshman, All-State as a freshman, MVP of the Bison Cup as a sophomore, and was named All-County in each of her four high school seasons. Elrod scored 40 goals and recorded 27 assists in her career. She became the first athlete in Station Camp school history to receive an All-State award.

Of the field, Elrod was a Student Council Representative, received the Student-Athlete Award, advanced to DECA Nationals, was Homecoming Queen, voted Most Popular, and was the Sophomore Queen.

#DOGS#

Pictured: Standing: David Sprouse (club team coach), Issac Brooks (Union assistant coach), Tom Morand (head coach for 3 years), Chris Thurman (assistant coach 3 years, head coach 1 year), Brandon Boylan (Union head coach).
Sitting: Milton Elrod (dad), Korie Elrod, Karen Elrod (mom).


Steven Aldridge
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