In December 2016, the Union Football Team won the 6A1 State Football Championship oin December 2016! Union bested Norman North 57-43. And, the girls soccer team won their third state championship!
In fact, on May 13, 2017, Union enjoyed three state championships in one day! Along, with Girls Soccer, Boys Track and Union Rugby won state championships. (Note: Rugby is not an officially sanctioned team.)
Other Athletic achievements from 2015-2016
The High School girls’ soccer team finished an undefeated season, winning their second consecutive Class 6A state championship and their fourth overall. They were also #1 in the nation on Top Drawer Soccer’s online high school rankings.
Junior Parker Goins was selected to the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team that traveled to La Manga, Spain, to compete against Denmark, England and Norway. She was also honored with the Jim Thorpe Award as Oklahoma Soccer Player of the Year and was named the Gatorade State Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year. Junior
(Taylor Malham, who plays soccer and basketball, was selected for a national soccer training camp for the U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team. Congratulations to two-sport standout, Taylor Malham, for being selected Gatorade Oklahoma Girls Soccer Player of the Year for 2016-2017.)
The Varsity Highsteppers won their 32nd state championship at the Oklahoma State Dance Team Directors Association competition. They won the 6A Kick category and were also
awarded second place in the 6A Jazz category.
Senior Bre Atay was named to the All-State Volleyball Team.
Seniors Mason Naifeh and Moses Mayhue were named to the OSSAA All-State Wrestling Team.
Seniors Alex Fortney and Marcos Morales were named to the All-
State Swim Team.
Senior Asha Chandrasekar received the Jim Thorpe Award for Oklahoma Tennis Player of the Year.