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Union Soccer Advances to TranSouth Championship Game; Three Bulldogs Honored by Conference

PULASKI, Tenn. - 11/5/2004 - The Union University Bulldog soccer team earned their second trip to the TranSouth Conference Tournament Championship Game in the past four seasons (2001) as they upset the No. 2 seeded Cumberland University (Tenn.) 0-0 2OT (4-3 PK). Union, the No. 3 seed in the tournament, earned the win by connecting on four penalty kick goals. Union improved to 8-7-2 overall, but more importantly, have earned a spot in Saturday’s championship game at 2 pm versus the winner of No. 1 seed Martin Methodist College and No. 4 seed Lyon College.

In individual honors, Union’s Benny Crozier of Glasgow, Scotland was named a TranSouth All-Conference first team midfielder. In addition to his first team honor, Crozier was named the TranSouth Conference Freshman of the Year. Jackson, Tennessee native and former JCM standout Brett Martin was named an All-Conference second team defender. And Bobby McColl of Glasgow, Scotland was named an All-Conference second team Midfielder.


TranSouth All-Conference First Team:

Player                  School                              Year   Hometown


Jonathan Edwards  Freed-Hardeman University   JR      Florence, Italy

Richard Askey       Martin Methodist College     SR      Burton-on-Trent, England

Neale Phelan         Martin Methodist College     FR      Tullow, Ireland



Bennie Crozier       Union University                FR      Glasgow, Scotland

Stephen Hogan      Martin Methodist College     FR      Dublin, Ireland

Steve Banks          Lyon College                      SO     Plano, Texas

Tim Akin              Lyon College                      SO     Jonesboro, Arkansas



Paul Musoke         Martin Methodist College     SR      Kampala, Uganda

John Andrews       Martin Methodist College     FR      Mahon Cork, Ireland

Jay Swan              Cumberland Univeristy         JR      Gallatin, Tennessee

Euan Wilson         Cumberland Univeristy         FR      Glasgow, Scotland



Craig Wight          Cumberland Univeristy         SO     Brechin, Scotland

TranSouth All-Conference Second Team:

Player                School                                 Year   Hometown


Jon Moore           Cumberland University            SO     Trenton, New Jersey

Patrick Rummell    Cumberland University            FR     Franklin, Tennessee



Paulo Couto         Trevecca Nazarene University   JR      Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Graeme Orr          Martin Methodist College        SO     Glasgow, Scotland

Bobby McColl      Union University                    FR     Glasgow, Scotland

Francesco Ikome   Cumberland University            SO     Perugia, Italy



Gonzalo Elorza      Trevecca Nazarene University   SR     Cordoba, Argentina

Brett Martin        Union University                    SO     Jackson, Tennessee

Kris Koelemay      Lyon College                         FR     Jonesboro, Arkansas

Barry McGahon    Martin Methodist College        FR     Dundalk, Ireland



Matthew Thorne   Martin Methodist College        SO     Rush, Ireland

TranSouth Player of the Year:

Paul Musoke, Martin Methodist College, Senior, Kampala, Uganda

TranSouth Freshman of the Year:

Bennie Crozier, Union University, Freshman, Glasgow, Scotland

TranSouth Coach of the Year:

Pascal Dunne, Martin Methodist College

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