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Bethany, Oklahoma – April 24, 2017-The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) softball team has officially earned their most winningest season ever after going 1-1 with Southwestern Christian University on Sunday afternoon.  The Lady Lions are now 14-29 overall and 6-15 in the Sooner Athletic Conference (another record).

Game One (W 4-2)

SAGU had only four hits, but with those four hits they were able to score four points.  SCU took the early lead, scoring their two points in the bottom of the second.  With bases loaded, SAGU made a wild throw that the Lady Eagles scored two runs on.

In the top of the fourth the Lady Lions had the bases loaded with walks. Kaitlyn Canales singled up the middle, driving in two runs.  SCU ended the inning with a double play.

SAGU struck again in the top of the fifth.  Thanks to two SCU errors, the Lady Lions were able to score two runs off of zero hits.

Rachel Ray pitched all seven innings and had eight strike-outs. Kaitlyn Canales went one for two at the plate with two RBI’s.

“We had some injuries early in the game but I’m proud of how the team stepped in and battled.  Rachel had no earned runs and pitched a two hitter to give us a chance.  I was impressed with Kaitlyn Canales’ two RBI base hit as well,” explains Head Coach Sarah Harman .

Game Two (L 4-0)

Going into the top of the fourth, the game was tied 0-0.  With bases loaded, SCU’s Rachel Benes hit a grand slam on a 2-1 count.

The one hit was all it took for SAGU to fall 4-0 in game two.

Hannah Lee pitched three and one/third innings. Adrianna Barnes pitched two/thirds of an inning and Rachel Ray finished up with the final two innings pitched.

SCU’s Kelly Lauren picked up the win.

The Lady Lions play the number one team in the nation Monday when they play at Oklahoma City University .  Game time is at 2pm.

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.

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