SAGU sports update: December 9, 2013
Waxahachie, Texas — December 9, 2013 — Twenty-five Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) football players were selected for All-Conference teams by the Central States Football League (CSFL). During the record-setting season, five players were selected to the First Team, seven on the Second Team and 13 made Honorable Mention.
Two individuals received special recognition. Senior quarterback Reid Golson was named the 2013 Co-Offensive Player of the Year. He led the league in total offense, averaging 227 yards per game. He completed 59 percent of his passes for 15 touchdowns while tossing just six interceptions.
Veteran Head Coach Jesse Godding was chosen by his peers as the CSFL’s 2013 Coach of the Year. Godding led the team to a 6-4 record and a 4-1 mark in the CSFL.
The CSFL also announced its All-Academic Team, which included eight players from SAGU. The recipients are Kendal Evers, senior linebacker; Justin Fox, sophomore offensive lineman; Joshua Harris, senior quarterback; Zach Jackson, junior defensive end; Jeremiah Maat, sophomore linebacker; Ramsey Sanchez, junior offensive lineman; James Satterwhite, sophomore quarterback and Trevor Van Kempen, sophomore linebacker.
Representatives qualified for selection by earning a 3.0 cumulative grade point average with a minimum of twelve completed hours of coursework at their current institution.
Meanwhile, three SAGU volleyball players were named to the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) First Team All-Conference and All-Region Team. They included seniors Taylor Calverley and Kassy Cox and junior Jessica Sodich.
Calverley, the Lady Lions all-time leader in assists, started all four years. This year she led the SAC with 10.1 assists per game. Cox was fourth in the conference in kills per game at 3.2 and was third in blocks with 1.0 per game. Sodich was second in the SAC in kills by hammering 4.0 per game. She was also 10th in digs with 3.5 scoops per game.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees on campus or online. More information is available at www.sagu.edu or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.