Union University

2012 Lady Bulldog Softball Quick Facts

2012 Lady Bulldog Softball Quick Facts

Coaching Staff:
Head Coach: Heather Hall (5th Season)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5141
Office Email: hhall@uu.edu
Alma Mater: Gannon University (2004)
Record at Union: 138-76 (.635)
Career Record: Same

Stadium/Facility:
Field: Fesmire Field (Lighted)
Capacity: 400
Dimensions: L-210, C-210, R-210, Alley-210
Press Box Phone: (731) 661-5511

Previous Season:
Records: Overall 41-15; Conference 21-6
Conference Regular Season Finish: 2nd Place
Post Season: TranSouth Conference Tournament 2nd Place
Final Ranking: Receiving Votes (#27)

National Tournament History:
NAIA World Series:
Trips-6 (1999, 2001, 02, 03, 04, 05);
Titles-0; (W-L: 7-13, .350) Highest finish: 3rd-2001

NCCAA National Tournament (NCCAA Member from 1998-2004)
Trips-6 (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
Titles-3 (2001, 2002, 2004)

Returning Players:
Name, Class, Position
Ali Bozza, SR, Infielder
Keaton Kirk, JR, Pitcher/Outfielder
Katie Davis, SR, 3B
Stephanie Saunders, JR, 1B
Brooke Thomas, JR, Pitcher/Outfielder
Sam Giesler, JR, 3B
Caroline George, SO, P
Tobie Joy, JR, 2B
Katie Beth Fesmire, SO, C
Shelby Lamb, SO, OF

Key Losses:
Name, Class, Position, Stats
Amber Hayes, SR, OF/SS, .439 average, 15 doubles, 8 HR, 53 RBI
CJ Browder, FR, SS, .338 average, 7 doubles, 5 HR, 30 RBI, 28 SB
Brittany Burkett, SR, 3B, .320 average, 2 HR, 16 RBI
Miranda Mullen, FR, CF, .281 average, 18 SB

Top Newcomers:
Name, Height, Class, Position, Previous School
DeShuni Sanders, 5-2, JR, OF, East Mississippi CC
Lacy Fisher, 5-5, FR, P/1B, Camden Central (Tenn.) HS
Kelly Robey, 5-10, FR, P/1B, New Madrid Central (Mo.) HS
Taylor Hargrove, 5-8, FR, OF, Union City (Tenn.) HS
Jenyce Spence, 5-10, JR, SS, Kansas City CC
Paxton Sisson, 5-8, FR, C, South Fulton (Tenn.) HS
Lacey Hodge, 5-9, FR, UT, Alson HS
Kristen Powell, 5-7, FR, P, Thomas w. Kelley (Mo.) HS
Natalie Neal, 5-7, FR, UT, T.R. Miller (Ala.) HS
Alex Williams, 5-8, FR, P/OF, Milan (Tenn.) HS
Kohnley Wade, 5-3, FR, OF, South Side (Tenn.) HS

Union Quick Facts

  • Location:
    1050 Union University Drive
    Jackson, Tennessee 38305
    Phone: (731) 661-5130
    Fax: (731) 661-5182
  • Founded: 1823
  • Enrollment: 4,205
  • Nickname: Bulldogs
  • Colors: Red & White
  • Affiliation: NAIA
  • Conference: TranSouth Conference
  • Director of Athletics:
    Tommy Sadler (tsadler@uu.edu)
    Office Phone: (731) 661-5218
  • Senior Woman Administrator,
    Life in the Balance Coach:

    Katie Woodruff (kwoodruff@uu.edu)
    Office Phone: (731) 661-5171
  • Faculty Athletic Representative:
    Dr. Keith Absher (kabsher@uu.edu)
    Office Phone: (731) 661-5367
  • Compliance Officer:
    Dr. Gary Williams (gwilliam@uu.edu)
    Office Phone: (731) 661-5632
  • Athletic Secretary:
    Teresa Thomas (tthomas@uu.edu)
    Office Phone: (731) 661-5130
  • Sports Information Director:
    Steven Aldridge (saldridge@uu.edu)
    Office Phone: (731) 661-5027
    Office Fax: (731) 661-5182
  • Websites:
    www.uu.edu/athletics
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