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Zimmerman Records Hat Trick in 5-0 Win

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/18/2007 - The Union University Lady Bulldogs topped Lyon College (Ark.) 5-0 on Tuesday night in a TranSouth Conference match. Union's Caitlin Zimmerman scored three goals to help lead the team offensively. With the win, Union improved to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in TranSouth play. Lyon dropped to 3-4-1 on the season and 0-1 in the conference.

The Lady Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead thanks to the quick striking power of Caitlin Zimmerman. Her goals in the fourth and ninth minutes gave Union a comfortable lead. Jill Landers and Brooke Walker assisted Zimmerman on her two goals. Nikki Burau added the team's third goal of the first half with a score at teh 30 mintue mark.

The second half saw Union tack on two more goals, one by Zimmerman and the final goal of the night by Abigail Williams. Walker recorded her second assist of the night.

Union goalie Laura Pla, who was just named the TranSouth Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, recorded the shutout with 10 saves on the night.


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