ATHENS, Tenn. - No. 17 Union split the Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader Saturday, winning the opener 4-2 but dropping the finale 10-9 to host Tennessee Wesleyan.
Union is 24-9 overall and 11-3 in conference play, while Tennessee Wesleyan is 26-10 overall and 11-3 in the AAC.
More importantly, Union and Tennessee Wesleyan are a half game behind Milligan (Tenn.) in the conference standings. Milligan is 12-3 in the AAC.
Brandon Hedrick (Corbin, Ky.) tossed a complete game in the 4-2 victory as he improved to 6-0 on the season.
Union returns to action Tuesday when it visits Berea (Ky.) at 6 p.m.