FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 18, 2000

 

Lady Bulldog Volleyball Players Receive Multiple Honors

 

Jackson, TN—Union University teamates Lauren Hayden and Liz Travis were named the TranSouth Conference and Region XI player and setter of the week, respectively. Hayden and Travis led Union to a runner-up finish in the Missouri Baptist Tournament, with their only loss coming to the host team, #17 Missouri Baptist. The Lady Bulldogs went 4-1 on the week to improve their record to 23-4 overall and 5-1 in the conference, which puts them first place in the TranSouth with 4 conference games to play. Union ranks 2nd the NAIA Region XI play.

Lauren Hayden, a junior from Belleville, IL, averaged 6.18 kills and 3.93 digs per game in five matches last week. She also served up 12 aces and four block-assists. Lauren leads the TranSouth in kills per game with 5.90 and also in defense with 4.42 digs per game. In addition, Hayden was named the NCCAA player of the week. She leads the NCCAA in kills per game.

Sophomore Liz Travis, tallied 182 assists (11.37 avg.) along with 51 digs and seven kills for the Lady Bulldogs.

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