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Bethany, Oklahoma – October 17, 2015- The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) volleyball team was back in action on Friday after a week-long break.  The Lady Lions played Southwestern Christian University (SCU) and fell in four sets.   SAGU is currently 13-8 overall and 5-5 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.

Head coach Hank Moore says the Lady Lions simply got out played, “SCU played an incredible match and deserved to win. We struggled in every facet of the game except for blocking.”

During the first set SAGU was down 10-5, but rallied after two kills in a row by junior Carlie Tuiasosopo and one ace by senior Katie Ryan . The Lady Lions were able to battle back and win the first set 25-19.

The second set was neck and neck throughout.  SAGU was able to force the game into extra points, but SCU came out on top 26-24.  The remainder of the game belonged to the Lady Eagles, winning 25-15 and 25-17.

Sophomore Summer Skillern had 14 kills and Tuiasosospo added 10.  Junior Caitlin Paschall had 28 assists. Senior Emmalee Smith had 18 digs and freshman Kali Shaw added 10.  The Lady Lions had 10 blocks for the game.

SAGU has a quick turnaround when they play St. Gregory’s University (5-12 overall and 1-8 in SAC) on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 2:00pm.

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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