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“I’m very impressed with my team,” says head coach Jason Covarubbias, “This course was tough with rolling hills, high grass and it was hot.  Times reflected the situation but their effort was impressive.”

The SAGU Lady Lions finished third out of six in the NCAA Division II and under category.  Destiny Garza also won the category and was 13 th overall in the entire meet.  Garza finished the 5K in 19:12.  Genny McCullough came in 10 th place at 23:04, followed by Caitlin Cruz in 11 th at 23:49, Keila Padilla finished at 26:05 and Hannah Dotson at 29:16.

On the men’s side, SAGU won the Division II and under category, placing first out of five teams.  Jerry Nava was 2 nd in that category and 27 th overall.  Nava finished at 21:15. Adrian Cedillo wasn’t far behind him and finished in 22:37 in fourth place.  Cody Walker came in 8 th , followed by Raul Olmos in 11 th and Jose Compos in 13 th place.

“These kids have been grinding hard every day.  Tomorrow will be the final run of our base phase.  It’s time to transition into our speed phase,” says Covarrubias.

On Saturday, September 25, 2016, SAGU will host a dual meet with Texas Lutheran University.  The meet will be in Maypearl, Texas and begin at 8am.

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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