JACKSON, Tenn. – March 19, 2008 – Josephine Owino led seven Lady Bulldogs in double figures as Union cruised past the University of Science and Arts 95-66 in the opening round of the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship at Oman Arena.
Owino’s 17 points and 10 rebounds led Union’s efforts. Kaitlin Dudley added 15 points, Crystal Eason scored 14 and Jessica Graves and Zeinab Chan each added 13.
Kayla Hudson and Merideth Jacobs rounded out the list of Lady Bulldogs in double figures, with 10 points each.
Union led 46-29 at halftime.
The top-seeded Lady Bulldogs move to 33-0 on the season, and will face fourth-seeded The Master’s College Friday evening at 8 p.m.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.