BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – The Union College women’s soccer team moved up to No. 3 in this week’s NAIA Region XII rating from No. 5 last week, the NAIA announced on Monday.
In the their only match last week, the Lady Bulldogs defeated region foe Mountain State (W.Va.) University 4-0 on Friday behind a hat trick from Heather Jaques (Manitoba, Canada). With the win, Union improved to 3-2 and the Lady Bulldogs currently are 1-0 in the Appalachian Athletic Conference.
King (Tenn.) College jumped to No. 1 and Covenant (Ga.) College slipped to No. 2. Fellow AAC members Tennessee Wesleyan College and Milligan (Tenn.) College round out the Top 5 this week in fourth and fifth, respectively.
Union returns to action on Thursday at 4 p.m. with their first road contest of the year at conference rival Bluefield (Va.) College.