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Union women’s soccer adds Kentucky standout to 2009 roster

JACKSON, Tenn. - 3/26/2009 - The Union University women’s soccer program has added another player to the 2009 roster. Tannis Bachman of Louisville, Ky. has signed to play her college soccer for Union and will enter Union this fall as a freshman.

Bachman, a 5-foot-4 midfielder, was a three-sport star at the Christian Academy of Louisville where she played soccer, basketball, and tennis. In soccer, she was named an Academic All-State performer all four seasons of high school. Bachman was also named All-Region, All-Tournament in the Male Bulldog Cup, and All-Tournament in the CAL Classic in both her junior and senior seasons. Off the field, Bachman was a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club. Backman's older sister, Kari, was a senior on Union's inaugural women's soccer season in 2005.

"We are pleased that Tannis has chosen to be a part of the Union soccer family," says Union coach Brandon Boylan. "Tannis has the versatility to play multiple positions and we have been excited about her development over the last year. She is a great fit for the university and soccer program and we are blessed she has decided to continue her academic and athletic career at Union."

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