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Union Clinches Spot in TranSouth Conference Tournament with Victory over Freed-Hardeman

Jackson, Tenn. - 10/8/2001 - Union clinches a spot in the TranSouth Conference Tournament with their 6-0 win at Freed-Hardeman University. Union improves their record to 5-6 on the season and 2-2 in the conference.

The Bulldogs broke a two game losing skid, and just as important, got their offence back on track with a six goal explosion in today's conference road match. Senior captian, Scott Marksberry produced his best game of the season as he scored two goals and added two assists. Joe Phiri, Adrian Yeung, Matt Gladle, and Rickey Mena added one goal each on the day. Daniel Banks pitched in with his season high two assists with Grant Taylor and Josue Tuchez having one assist apiece.

Union outshot Freed-Hardeman 20-3 on the day and produced eight corner kicks to the Lions zero. Union's goalie, Jeff Lean earned his third shut-out of the season with two saves.

The Bulldogs will travel to Tennessee Temple on Thusday night. Union then will host the West Tennessee Collegiate Soccer Cup Monday and Tuesday of next week. Bethel College, Freed-Hardeman University, Lambuth University, and Union will battle for local bragging rights.

Steven Aldridge
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