Quick Facts

Location:
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Phone: (731) 661-5130
Fax: (731) 661-5182
Founded:
1823
Enrollment:
3747
Nickname:
Bulldogs
Colors:
Red & White
Affiliation:
NAIA
Conference:
TranSouth Conference
Acting Director of Athletics:
Tommy Sadler (tsadler@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5218
Athletic Secretary:
Teresa Thomas (tthomas@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5130
Sports Information Director:
Steven Aldridge (saldridg@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5027
Office Fax: (731) 661-5182
Website:
www.uu.edu/athletics

Coaching Staff:
Head Coach: Mark Campbell
Office Phone: (731) 661-5344
Office Email: mcampbel@uu.edu
Alma Mater: Lipscomb University (1994)
Record at Union: 94-17 (three seasons)
Career Record: Same
Assistant Coach: Katie Woodruff (second season)
Grad. Assistant:  Brandon Wood
Student Assistant Coaches: Tonya Tuggles, Cherry Johnson, & Katie Boch

Gymnasium/Facility:
Gym: Fred DeLay Gymnasium
Capacity: 2200

Previous Season:
Records: Overall 35-4; Conference 13-1
Conference Regular Season Finish: 1st Place
Post Season-NAIA: TranSouth Tournament Champions; NAIA National Tournament Final Four
Final Ranking: No. 3

Last Season in National Tournament:  2002 - Final Four
1st Round - def. McKendree 99-63; Sweet Sixteen - def. Life 76-66;
Elite Eight - def. Houston Baptist 71-50;  Final Four - lost to Oklahoma City 76-82 OT

Returning Starters:
Name, Position, Class
Jessica Henson, F, Junior, 14 ppg, 5 rpg, 2.5 spg, 2.5 apg
Christal Merriweather, PG, Junior, 10 ppg, 5 apg, 4 rpg
Tashekia Brown, F, Senior, 8 ppg, 5 rpg
Allison Harrison, C, Senior, 12 ppg, 5 rpg
Ginger Bryant, F, Junior, 8 ppg, 6 rpg, 2 bpg

Key Loses:
Name, Position, Highlights
Mary Catherine Way, G, 9 ppg, 3, apg, 36% 3-pt.
Mary Beth Halton, G, 5 ppg, 37% 3-pt.
Tonya Tuggles, F, 5 ppg, 3 rpg
Alisha Lehmkuhl, G, 6 ppg, 41% 3-pt

Top Newcomers:
Name, Height, Position, Class, 2001 School, Highlights
Laura Mitchel, G, Transfer from University of Memphis
Peggy McCain,
Laura Davison, 5-8, G, Sophomore, Red-Shirt in 2001-02,
Jennifer Henson, 5-6, G, Freshman, Red-Shirt in 2001-02, Bradford HS

 

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