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Team has eight games remaining, six at home

Team Comparison: SAGU vs. Southwestern Christian

WAXAHACHIE, Texas  --  On the heels of a sweep of University of Dallas on Tuesday, the softball team from Southwestern Assemblies of God University returns to the field on their campus facility in a Thursday doubleheader.

Officials from SAGU and SWCU have agreed to change the start time of the first game from 2:00pm to 11:00am. A 20% chance of rain is in the forecast. Temperatures will range in the low 60’s with south-southeasterly winds of 11 mph expected.

The Lady Lions (8-38 / 1-29 in SAC) will play two league games against Southwestern Christian University (12-29 / 3-21 in SAC) in a battle of teams currently occupying eighth and ninth in the Sooner Athletic Conference.

On March 10 the teams met in Bethany, Oklahoma with the host Eagles winning 3-2 in eight innings and 11-3 in six. SWCU has gone 3-20 since then. They are toting a string of 16 straight losses.

SAGU and SWCU are in a battle for the eighth and final spot in the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament (May 1-3). Taking both games would help the Lady Lions remain in contention.

Team Comparison (Rank in SAC)
Average Runs Per Game4.54 (7)2.63 (9)
Team Batting Average.292 (7).224 (9)
Home Runs24 (6)4 (9)
Stolen Bases79 (2)35 (8)
Pitching Earned Run Average7.57 (9)7.43 (8)
Walks Allowed80 (4)118 (9)
Fielding Percentage.913 (8).900 (9)
Errors Committed103 (8)111 (9)
SAGU has six games on tap for next week; two on Tuesday in Cedar Hill against Northwood University (13-30 / 10-14 in SAC), then four at home, April 25-26, when Hillsdale College (Ok) comes to town.

Contact: Mark “Link” Warde, SAGU Sports Information Director, at or at 469-658-2847.
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