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December 5, 2019

Madeleine Hartline totaled 11 kills in win over MACU

Point Lookout, MO – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Volleyball team traveled to Point Lookout, MO for the NCCAA National Tournament for a match against Mid-American Christian University (MACU). The Lions (24-9) defeated the Evangels (14-13) in straight sets (25-23, 25-22, 25-17).

Top Performers

  • Madeleine Hartline ( SR/Round Rock, TX ) had 11 kills and Emma Tomkins ( FR/Waller, TX ) followed as the only other Lions player with double-digit kills with 10.
  • Sophia Ivy ( SR/Round Rock, TX ) handled business yet again setting up her teammates as she accounted for 30 assists.
  • Nikki Almaguer ( JR/Waxahachie, TX ) dig a lot of the dirty work for SAGU as she handled 27 digs.
  • The Lions hit 0.138 as a team led by Hartline who hit 0.588.
  • SAGU managed to edge out MACU in assists, hitting percentage, digs, and kills.

Lions Review

  • SAGU went on an 8-3 scoring run to start the game, but MACU battled back to take the lead with a 9-3 run of their own.
  • The team traded points and were tied 17-17. They tied again at 22 before SAGU edged MACU out 25-23.
  • The second set was flipped was MACU jumped out to a lead at 7-3, but SAGU fought their way back to tie the set at 10-10.
  • They tied four more times before SAGU scored the last three points of the set to take it 25-22.
  • The back and forth play continued into the third set. SAGU held a 17-13 advantage until they put together an 8-3 run which ended the set and match.

What’s Next

SAGU (24-9) will play Judson (Ill.) (23-15) tomorrow December 6 th at 10 am back at Keeter Gymnasium for an opportunity to advance in NCCAA National Tournament.

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