JACKSON, Tenn. – June 10, 2011 – The Union University athletic department has been awarded the TranSouth Athletic Conference All-Sports Trophy for the 2010-11 season.
This marks the eighth straight season that Union has claimed the trophy and the ninth time in the past 10 seasons.
Union claimed or shared six conference titles in the 2010-11 season including women’s cross country, men’s cross country, women’s basketball, men’s basketball, volleyball and men’s golf. The Union Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs competed in 10 sports with all 10 teams finishing in at least a tie for third place.
The TranSouth All-Sports Trophy is awarded to the program that produces the most success during the school year in all sports. Points are awarded for how each team finishes in the regular season standings in each sport. Then, the point total for each school is divided by the number of sports in which the school participated to reach the average.
Due to worsening weather conditions, the Jackson campus will close at 3:30 p.m. today.
Evening classes at Germantown are canceled for tonight.