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Waxahachie, Texas – April 10, 2016 – The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) football team now has their sights set on the upcoming 2016 season.  After three weeks of spring practices, the Lions capped the off-season with the annual Purple and White Spring Game.  The White team came out on top, 21-11 and was led by quarterback Lincoln Kenitzer , who threw for two touchdowns.

The teams were chosen by a draft system that assigned Purple Team players to Coach Beau Grech and White Team players to Coach James Satterwhite .

Early in the first quarter, All-American D’Vonn Brown forced a fumble that led to Lincoln Kenitzer send a 21-yard touchdown pass to Torras Hill .

On top of the 2016 Junior Day, many new SAGU football commits were in attendance.  Near 30 new players attended the game and then lunch afterwards.

The 2016 season will kick-off on August 12 th when players will report.  The Lions’ first game will be on Saturday, September 3, 2016 when they will play at Howard Payne University .  Game time is at 7pm.  The entire schedule can be found below.

Date       Opponent                                            Location                           Time

9/3         @ Howard Payne University           Brownwood, Tx                 7pm

9/10       @ East Texas Baptist University     Marshall, Tx                       7pm

9/17       Hardin-Simmons University          Waxahachie, Tx             6pm

9/24       Austin College                                   Waxahachie, Tx               6pm

10/1       @ Lyon College*                               Batesville, Ar                      4pm

10/08     Arizona Christian* (Homecoming) Waxahachie, Tx             2pm

10/15     @ Wayland Baptist University*       Plainview, Tx                      2pm

10/22     Langston University*                      Waxahachie, Tx              2pm

10/29     @ Bacone College*                         Muskogee, Ok                     2pm

11/5       Texas College*                                  Waxahachie, Tx                 2pm

11/12     Bye Week

*Denotes Central States Football League Games

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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