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Upcoming weekend brings several events for Union athletics
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Upcoming weekend brings several events for Union athletics

The fall sports teams are well underway with their seasons as several matches are set to occur Friday, Sept. 3 and Saturday, Sept. 4. The home events for the Bulldogs include the women’s soccer team playing the University of West Alabama at 5 p.m. followed by the men’s soccer team playing no. 21 UWA at 7:15 p.m. The volleyball team […]

Union athletics strive to be ‘all in’
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Union athletics strive to be ‘all in’

Katie Woodruff, associate director of athletics, said she wanted to emphasize a strong dedication to being “all in” this year in Union athletics. Athletics must be all in for NCAA Division II, all in for sports, all in for serving the community, all in for school and all in for serving Christ, she said. As a way to build community […]

Senior Spotlight: Rainy Rasmussen and Ben Hall
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Senior Spotlight: Rainy Rasmussen and Ben Hall

  Rainy Rasmussen Rainy Rasmussen, senior nursing major, is a goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team and originally from Fairview, Tenn. A quote that motivates Rasmussen comes from Walt Disney. “Why worry? If you have done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better.” Rasmussen chose Union because it offered her everything she was looking for in […]

Fall sports prepare for heavy conference play
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Fall sports prepare for heavy conference play

Union University athletics kicked off the 2014-15 season just over a month ago, with their focus on building a presence in the Gulf South Conference. Volleyball is well into conference play while men’s and women’s soccer have played several exhibition and non-conference games with a string of GSC games coming up. Volleyball About halfway through their conference schedule, the women’s volleyball […]

Balancing academics and athletics
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Balancing academics and athletics

Student athletes are very busy people and time management is crucial when it comes to balancing school, athletics, extracurricular activities and friends.   Athletes have to remember that they are a student first and an athlete second.  Their performance in the classroom is just as important, if not more so, than what they do on the playing field. Daniel Mathis, […]

Get to know the Bulldogs: Seth Guiler and KayCee Lindberg
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Get to know the Bulldogs: Seth Guiler and KayCee Lindberg

  Seth Guiler Seth Guiler, a junior from Murfreesboro, Tenn. is a forward on the men’s soccer team. Guiler is an electrical engineering major and has been playing soccer for 15 years. Guiler was influenced by his older sister, Anne Peterson, formally Anne Guiler, who graduated from Union in 2012, in making his decision to come to school here. “I […]

Rivera announced as assistant baseball coach
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Rivera announced as assistant baseball coach

Union University recently announced Brance Rivera as the new assistant coach to the men’s baseball team. He joins head coach Lee Driggers in leading the team in the first full year of NCAA Division II eligibility, an opportunity he says he is very excited about. “Union is a great place – a great school with an awesome atmosphere,” said Rivera. […]