SAGU sports update: September 23, 2014
Men's soccer is now 3-2-1 on the season and begin conference play against rivals MidAmerica Nazarene University on Saturday, September 26. Women's soccer play at 2 p.m. and men play at 4 p.m. at Lions Park behind the Sheaffer Center.
SAGU volleyball defeated nationally ranked Wayland Baptist University (7-7) in five sets (25-18, 25-21, 16-25, 19-25, 15-9) on Saturday, September 19.
The volleyball team is now 5-6 for the season and 1-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference play. They travel to Fort Worth, Texas, to play Texas Wesleyan University on Tuesday, September 23, at 7:00pm.
SAGU football will host Texas Lutheran University on Saturday, September 27th, kicking off a four game home stand.
SAGU cross country team participated in their second meet of the season at the East Texas Invitational hosted by New Summerfield ISD. The men qualified for the National Christian Colleges Athletic Association’s (NCCAA) national meet.
Freshman Gabriel Price led the Lions coming in 7th followed by Brad Beimler and newcomer and former SAGU soccer player Gerardo Nava. Captain Jose Campos and transfer Mylik Butcher rounded out SAGU’s top 5.
In order to qualify for the NCCAA national tournament the top five scores must beat 147:58. The Lions top five sealed the national tournament by turning in a time of 147:11.
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