The three Lady Lions helped to lead their team to the winningest season in school history. Head Coach Sarah Harman believes the recognition is well-deserved, “I am proud of this group and what they have accomplished this year. The all-conference recognition is just an added bonus to reward the team for their dedication and hard work.
Sophomore Cheyenne Fults is from Waxahachie, Texas. The 5’9 infielder led the Lady Lions in batting with an average of .338. She had six homeruns, three triples, eight doubles and 28 RBI’s. Fults also had a fielding average of .929.
Freshman Baylee McBrannon led SAGU in base running. The outfielder from Ferris, Texas stole 36 bases, which ranks her no. 11 in the NAIA in total stolen bases for the season. She also batted near .300 for the 52 games she played in.
Finally, junior pitcher Rachel Ray picked up 12 wins on the mound for SAGU. Ray had 141 strike outs over the 170 innings pitched. Ray also had 13 put-outs.
Oklahoma City University and USAO swept the overall awards. OCU’s Kali Pugh was named SAC Player-of-the-Year, Georgie Wall is the Pitcher-of-the-Year, and Jaden Shores is Freshman-of-the-Year. USAO’s Chloe Clifton was Newcomer of the Year and Jadyn Wallis was picked as Coach-of-the-Year.
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 www.sagu.edu or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.