Jackson, Tenn. - 9/16/2002 - Union University’s, Adrian Yeung was named the TranSouth Conference and NAIA Region XI Player of the Week. Yeung, a senior co-captain for the Bulldogs either scored or assisted on each goal for Union during last week’s play. Also, for the Bulldogs, being ranked No. 4 in the NAIA Region XI polls marks their highest in the five year history of the soccer program. Union went 1-1-1 on the week and moved their overall record to 4-3-1 on the season.
Yeung, a 6-foot-0 midfielder, for Union tallied three goals and one assist on the week. He scored the lone goal for Union in a 1-1 tie with NCAA Div. II opponent, Harding University. Yeung also, scored the only goal for Union in a 2-1 loss to Emmanuel College. Then, in a 2-0 victory over Asbury College, Yeung scored one goal and assisted on the other. Yeung, from British Columbia, Canada, has tallied four goals and six assists on the season.
Union will play next for the coveted Jackson Cup in a cross-town battle with Lambuth University. This will mark the fourth year for the Jackson Cup with Union looking to recapture the title. In each of the last three cup’s, the visiting team has won each contest, and each by the score of 1-0. Lambuth holds 3-1 all-time mark over the Bulldogs. This game will be played at Lambuth University on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
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