Listen to the Lions' Saturday football game
SAGU takes on Austin College at 1:00pm
Media Coverage: Audio, Livestream Video, LiveStats
SHERMAN, Texas -- The second half of the college football season begins on Saturday for Southwestern Assemblies of God University.
The Lions travel 95 miles north to Sherman, which is less than ten miles from the Oklahoma border. There, they will wrangle with the Austin College Kangaroos.
It will be the eighth consecutive season the teams have met, with Austin College owning a 5-2 lead in the series. SAGU is 1-3 at home and 1-2 in Sherman.
The Lions are coming off of a tough 41-17 defeat at the hands of Langston University, while the ‘Roos had a similar setback in a 45-12 loss at Texas Lutheran University (4-0).
SAGU enters the game with a 2-3 overall record with hopes of leveling their ledger. Two years ago, in their last trip to Sherman, they thumped AC with a 35-13 verdict.
The ‘Roos, members of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, are 1-4. They are Division 3 members of the NCAA.
Kickoff is set for 1:00pm (CST) at the Jerry E. Apple Stadium (cap. 2,500), whose surface is natural grass.
The SAGU Sports Network will be bringing the action to Lions fans with an Audio broadcast on-line, starting with the pre-game show at 12:50pm.
Sports Information Director, Mark “Link” Warde, will supply the play-by-play accounts of the game. Also featured will be the official game statistics throughout the game.
Access SSN Audio at: www.sagu.edu/sagutv
Following a recap of the game will be the Jesse Godding Post-Game Interview.
Fans can watch the Austin College livestream video of the game (and turn up the SAGU Audio) and/or follow a digital version of the play-by-play, at: http://www.acroos.com/sports/fball/2013-14/schedule
Click on Video or LiveStats. CTVT production fee: $7.99. Pregame Show begins at 12:55pm.
A complete review of the game, with statistics, will be posted on Sunday.
In Austin College turned a late Lions fumble into the winning touchdown in a 25-17 victory. Behind 17-16, they were stopped on downs in the closing minutes. The fumble occurred on the next play, deep in SAGU territory.
SAGU - AUSTIN COLLEGE SERIES
Year Results Location
2012 L 17-25 Waxahachie, Tx
2011 W 35-13 Sherman, Tx
2010 L 6-28 Waxahachie, Tx
2009 L7-34 Sherman, Tx
2008 W 16-14 Waxahachie, Tx
2007 L 21-35 Sherman, Tx
2006 L 0-7 Waxahachie, Tx
'Roos lead the series, 5-2.
Average Points: SAGU 14.6 / AC 22.3