Softball season to end in Okla.
SAGU plays against OBU Lady Bison
Fans can follow play-by-play on-line
WAXAHACHIE, Texas -- They will conclude their first-ever season where they began; north of the Red River.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University’s women’s fast-pitch softball team will play their final two games of their inaugural campaign at Oklahoma Baptist University in a doubleheader that will begin at noon (CST).
Fans can follow the play-by-play digitally over the internet via OBU's LiveStats. Click on the following link will www.obubison.com/
...and locate the game under the Scoreboard column. Click for the stats and written accounts as they happen. Audio is also available there.
The Lady Bison, from Shawnee, Okla., are in eighth place in the 10-member Sooner Athletic Conference. Overall, OBU is 19-21. They have dropped four in a row since Tuesday and 5-of-6 since last weekend. Their league record is 7-13 in the Sooner.
The Bison lost twice against sixth place SAC member, Rogers State University (35-12) yesterday, 3-2 in extra innings, and 1-0. They hit .292 and score a league-worst 3.97 runs per game.
SAGU (2-24), who began the season by splitting with Hillsdale College (in Moore, Ok), losing in the bottom of the seventh, 3-2, then rebounding to take the nightcap by a 5-2 count.
Head Coach Tim Grant will likely start Lauren Johnson (Waxahachie, Tx / Waxahachie HS) in the opener, with Shannen Davis (Kremlin, Ok / Kremlin-Hillsdale HS) in Game Two. Both are freshman right-handers.
Four players vie for batting crown
The current co-leaders in batting average are Gabby Bruner (Peaster, Tx / Peaster HS) and Kasey Poovey (Nevada, Tx / Community HS). Both players carry a .304 BA into the final weekend of action.
Chelsey Doyle (Seattle, Wash / Shorecrest HS) and Davis are sporting .296 and .290 averages at the plate.
The RBI leaders are Kyla Burke (Red Oak, Tx / Red Oak HS) and Doyle, who have driven in seven runs apiece.
Theresa Ballard (Austin, Tx / Homeschool) and Poovey have scampered home the most, with Ballard scoring nine runs to Poovey’s seven.
Contact: Mark “Link” Warde, SAGU Sports Information Director, at
or at 469-658-2847