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Lady Bulldog Basketball vs. Cumberland University (Tenn.)

Sat, January 11, 2003  6:00 p.m.  Lebanon, TN
Union Result: W 90-61

Union Overcomes Slow Start to Defeat Cumberland

The Lady Bulldogs of Union University fought past a slow start to earn an important conference road win over Cumberland by the score of 90-61. No. 2 Union improves to 14-1 overall and 2-0 in the TranSouth, while Cumberland University falls to 7-9 overall and 1-1 in conference play.

Union led only 32-31 at the half and that was after Union had trailed by as many as six in the first half. Early in the second half, Union went on a quick run to put increase their lead to 15 points. After that, Cumberland got no closer that 12 points. Union outscored Cumberland 58-30 in the second half.

Juniors Jessica Henson and Christal Merriweather paced Union with 20 points each. Fellow junior, Ginger Bryant added 11 on the night. Seniors Allison Harrison and Tashekia Brown led Union with five rebounds each. For Cumberland, Sheree Driver led all scorers with 25 points.

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