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No. 1 Union hosts TranSouth Championship tonight

JACKSON, Tenn. - 3/9/2009 - No. 1 Union University is going for their third straight TranSouth Tournament Title and 10th in the 13-year history of the league.

Union has now participated in 12 of the 13 TranSouth title games, with the Lady Bulldogs going 9-2 in the 11 title games prior to this year. Union also holds a 3-0 record over Trevecca Nazarene in TranSouth Title games.

Union senior Merideth Jacobs passed the 1,500th career point in Union semifinal win over Bethel (Tenn.). Her 18 points in that game puts her at 1,513 for her career. Jacobs currently has 377 career three pointers, which is a Union record as she passed the old record (305, Anna Richardson) earlier this season.

Josephine Owino (2,119) and Kaitlin Dudley (1,650) are the other two Union players with at least 1,500 career points.

Active Union Streaks to note...
41-game home winning streak
35-game TranSouth regular season winning streak
18-game winning streak
Won 86 of their last 90 games
Won 66-of-68 games

History of TranSouth Championship Games
2008 - Union def. Freed-Hardeman 73-62
2007 - Union def. Trevecca Nazarene 80-66
2006 - Freed-Hardeman def. Trevecca Nazarene 71-64
2005 - Freed-Hardeman def. Union 87-82 OT
2004 - Freed-Hardeman def. Union 81-63
2003 - Union def. Freed-Hardeman 77-72
2002 - Union def. Trevecca Nazarene 88-81
2001 - Union def. Freed-Hardeman 84-64
2000 - Union def. Trevecca Nazarene 70-51
1999 - Union def. Lipscomb 61-53
1998 - Union def. Freed-Hardeman 82-57
1997 - Union def. Freed-Hardeman 81-75

First Round Monday, March 2, 2009
Game 1: #8 Blue Mountain def. #9 Mid-Continent 87-64

Quarter finals Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Game 2: #1 Union def. #8 Blue Mountain 146-27
Game 3: #2 Freed-Hardeman def. #7 Cumberland68-54
Game 4: #3 Trevecca Naz. def. #6 Martin Methodist 72-68
Game 5: #4 Bethel def. #5 Lyon 91-84

Semi finals Friday, March 6, 2009
Game 6: #1 Union def. #4 Bethel 95-65
Game 7: #3 Trevecca Naz. def. #2 Freed-Hardeman 47-38

Finals Monday, March 9, 2009
Championship Game
#3 Trevecca Nazarene at #1 Union

#UNION#


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