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Waxahachie, Texas- October 22, 2015- The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) football team will host Wayland Baptist University on Saturday, October 24, 2015.  Game time is at 2:00pm, and if the forecast holds, the two teams can expect to play in a downpour.

SAGU is currently 5-2 overall and 2-1 in the Central States Football League (CSFL).  Last week the Lions lost 23-20 to reigning CSFL champions, Langston University.  Wayland Baptist is 3-3 overall and 1-1 in the CSFL, topping Texas College, but losing to Arizona Christian 36-24.

“WBU is a big-play offense.  We can expect them to throw the ball deep down the field.  They also don’t make many errors on defense.  They are really good against the run too,” says head coach Frank Tristan.

WBU is led by quarterback Payson Bain who is averaging 237 yards passing per game.  Wide receiver Preston Woodard is Bain’s favorite target.  Woodard is averaging over four catches per game.

Defensively, WBU is led by linebacker Alden Mann .  Mann averages 13 tackles per game.  He currently ranks no. five in the NAIA in tackles per game.

SAGU’s defense is currently allowing 22 points per game, which leads the CSFL.  Wayland is number two, allowing 30 points per game.  The Lions currently rank no. six in the NAIA in total defense, allowing 282 yards per game.

Currently, SAGU Sports Network will be broadcasting the game live.  Stay tuned to twitter and facebook for any changes in the broadcast schedule.

About SAGU:

Southwestern Assemblies of God University 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, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.
Contact: Natalie Tristan, SAGU SID, [email protected]

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