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Union Volleyball Sweeps TranSouth Honors, Again

JACKSON, Tenn. - 10/11/2004 - The Union University volleyball team swept the TranSouth Honors for the second straight week and for the third time this season. Gladys Wandera was named Player of the Week, Nicole Garber was named Setter of the Week, and Allison Shein was named Libero of the Week. This group of three seniors has led Union to a 13-1 overall record and a 5-0 mark in the TranSouth. They were a huge reason the Lady Bulldogs had an undefeated week, going 3-0, with victories over TranSouth rival Trevecca Nazarene, and nationally ranked teams Georgetown College (#10) and Indiana University-Southeast (#30). Union currently leads the conference standings and is ranked No. 20 in the NAIA polls.

Wandera, a 6'2" Senior from Kakamega, Kenya, was a major player in leading Union to an undefeated week at 3-0. For the week Gladys averaged 5.00 kills per game, 1.25 digs per game, and 1.17 blocks per game. Wandera leads Union with 277 kills, 5.89 kills/game, 50 service aces, and 58 blocks.

Garber, a 5'7" Senior from Columbus, Indiana, averaged 12.55 assists per game (138 assists in 11 games played) and recorded 12 digs and 3 service aces. Garber leads Union with 523 assists (12.76 per game)

Shein, a 5'7" Senior from Lighthouse Point, Florida, averaged 4.75 digs per game and attempted 80 passes with only 5 errors. Shein leads Union with 208 digs (4.33 per game).


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