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Union volleyball rallies for win at Martin Methodist

Heather Lieberman

PULASKI, Tenn. - 11/5/2009 - The Union University Lady Bulldog volleyball team closed out the regular season with two straight wins to finish in a tie for third place in the TranSouth regular season standings. On Thursday in Union's final regular season match, the Lady Bulldogs rallied to defeat Martin Methodist (Tenn.) College 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 27-29, 25-17, 15-13). Union improved to 26-8 on the season and 9-5 in the TranSouth. Martin Methodist dropped to 13-13 overall and 4-10 in league play.

Union trailed 2-1 in the match, however rallied for two straight wins including a 15-13 in the fifth set for the win.

Union and Bethel (Tenn.) finish in a tie for third place with 9-5 records. Union and Bethel split their two meetings on the year. Union defeated Bethel in five sets, however, Bethel knocked off Union in four sets to win the tie-breaker.

Union will be the No. 4 seed in next week's TranSouth Conference Tournament in Nashville, Tenn.


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