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Union’s Pla Named TranSouth Defensive Player of the Week

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/18/2007 - Union University women’s soccer goalie Laura Pla has been named the TranSouth Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending September 16, 2007. For Pla, this is her second conference weekly award this season.

Pla, a 5-foot-11 sophomore goalie from Nashville, Tenn., led Union to a 1-1 week with a 4-0 conference shutout of Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.). Pla had 16 saves on the week while allowing four goals on the week. The other match was a 4-1 loss to NCAA D-II Alabama-Huntsville.

Up next for Union soccer is a TranSouth double-header tonight (Tuesday) when Lyon College (Ark.) comes to Jackson. The women play at 5:00 pm, with the men to follow at 7:00 pm.


Steven Aldridge
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