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Arlington, Texas- October 19, 2015- The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) volleyball team beat Arlington Baptist College (ABC) in three straight sets (25-20, 25-21, 25-10).  For the first time this season SAGU had zero serving errors as well as zero receiving errors.

“We played well tonight.  Arlington Baptist played right with us until set three,” says head coach Hank Moore , “We had a very balanced attack tonight.”

Freshman Kali Shaw led the Lions attack, getting nine kills.  Junior Carlie Tuiasosopo had eight kills on 16 swings, hitting 0.250 for the match.  Freshman Faith Pittman hit 0.333, having five kills on 12 swings.

Senior Caitlin Paschall had 26 assists and nine digs for the Lady Lions.

Senior Emmalee Smith had 13 digs for the contest.  Currently, Smith is 20 digs away from the all-time leading digs record at SAGU.  Freshman Celi Bruce had 12 digs, followed by Katie Ryan who had 11.

Monday’s night game was a non-conference match-up.  The Lady Lions will return to Sooner Athletic Conference play on Friday, October 23, 2015 when SAGU hosts John Brown University .  SAGU is currently 15-8 overall and 6-5 in the SAC, while JBU is 16-10 overall and 6-4 in the SAC.  Game time is at 7:00pm.

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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