Union releases women’s basketball schedule

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Photo submitted Players surround coach Tim Curry during a game.

BARBOURVILLE — Union women’s basketball head coach Tim Curry recently announced the Bulldogs’ 2015-16 schedule; featuring 28 contests, two tournaments and 15 home games.

Curry enters his 15th season as the head man of the Bulldogs, compiling a 273-174 record and a 365-286 career coaching record. Union finished the 2014-15 season with a 19-9 overall record while going 15-5 in Appalachian Athletic Conference play.

The Bulldogs will kick off the 2015-16 campaign with a trip to Alice Lloyd on Nov. 10 with tipoff set for 5 p.m. Union will then return home to open the season with the Union College Classic, set for Nov. 13-14.

On Nov. 13, Union will host Midway for an 8 p.m. game and will face Alice Lloyd again on Nov. 14 to conclude the tournament with a 4 p.m. start.

Union will close out the month of November with three AAC matchups; traveling to Bryan (Tennessee) on Nov. 18 and Montreat (North Carolina) on Nov. 24. The Bulldogs will host Columbia (South Carolina) for their first home AAC game on Nov. 21.

Curry and the Bulldogs will play five of their seven December games inside the friendly confines of Robsion Arena.

They will host Truett-McConnell (Georgia), St. Andrews (North Carolina), Grace (Indiana), Berea and Asbury to begin the month.

The annual Union College Holiday Classic will take place Dec. 11 and 12 inside Robsion Arena. The tournament will feature Berea, Grace, Cumberland (Tennessee) and the Bulldogs.

Union will finish the final month of 2015 with a trip to the sunshine state to take on Webber International (Florida) on Dec. 29 and Warner (Florida) on Dec. 30.

After a quick holiday break and a trip to Florida, the Bulldogs will return to AAC play as they travel to Milligan (Tennessee) on Jan. 2, before returning home to host rival Tennessee Wesleyan on Jan. 5.

The month of January will see five AAC home games, while February offers only two home games.

The conference tournament is set for Feb. 24-27 at the Marriott MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport, Tennessee

The Bulldogs will look to get back to the NAIA National Tournament with 10 upperclassmen on the roster. Union has won five AAC Tournament Championship and two AAC Regular-Season Championships.

Photo submitted Players surround coach Tim Curry during a game.
http://middlesborodailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Curry-and-Bulldogs.jpgPhoto submitted Players surround coach Tim Curry during a game.

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