BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union College head cycling coach Sean Trinque has announced that four student-athletes plan to join the Bulldog program in time for the start of the 2014 season later this fall.
The four new Bulldog cyclist are: Andrew Tseng, Joshua Allen Collins, Andrew Long, and Emily Morgan Harless.
Tseng, a native of Diamond Bar, California, will enter the Union program with freshman eligibility this fall. In his hometown, Tseng was a MTB racer for the Diamond Bar High School MTB team.
Collins, a native of Bristol, Virginia, joins the Bulldog program from Virginia Intermont College, where he was a member of the school's cycling team the last two seasons. Collins is also a member of the Piney Flats Bicycles/Dean Endurance CX T squad, as well.
Long, a native of nearby Williamsburg, Ky., is also a key addition to the program, as he possesses knowledge of some of the local tracks the team will be competing on. Finally, Harless will be a full member of the team in 2014, as the Ashland, Kentucky native raced for the first time last season at the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Championship.
The Union cycling program is a member of the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference, and takes part annually in the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships, finishing sixth as a team in 2013 in the Division II Team Omnium standings. All-time, the program has won two team National Championships, and produced nine individual National Champions.