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Union's Hayden Receives TranSouth and NCCAA Player of the Week Honors

Jackson, Tenn. - 10/1/2001 -

Lauren Hayden received her second TranSouth Player of the Week honor this season, along with being named the NCCAA Player of the Week. Hayden, a senior from Belleville, and the Lady Bulldogs have opened the season with a 12-0 start, 3-0 mark in the conference.

Hayden, a 5-11 outside hitter, recorded 54 kills in 8 games this week (6.75 average) to help lead Union past conference opponents Freed-Hardeman and Martin Methodist. Hayden ranks first in the conference in defense with 5.43 digs per game, second in kills with 6.06 per game, and third with a .336 attack percentage.

The Lady Bulldogs will be at home for three games this week as they attempt to improve on their perfect record. Union will begin the week on Tuesday night as they host Bethel College at 7:00 p.m. Thursday and Saturday will prove to be tough conference matches for the Lady Bulldogs as Martin Methodist College travels to Union at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night and Lee University comes calling Saturday at 12:00 noon.


Steven Aldridge
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