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September 27, 2019

SAGU Sophomore Outside Hitter Alexis Mealer

Waxahachie, TX – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) volleyball took to the road Friday morning traveling to Goodwell, OK to take on the Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) Aggies. After surviving a heated trip to OPSU within a vehicle suffering from an air conditioning malfunction the Lady Lions (10-6, 4-3) heated up on the court beating the Aggies (6-8, 3-4) in 4 sets by scores of 25-16, 24-26, 25-22, and 25-15.

Lady Lion Review

  • SAGU broke open a 7-7 start in the first set and outscored the Aggies 18-9 to win. Although the hitting percentage for the Lady Lions was .148 in set one they held OPSU to a .042 percentage allowing only seven kills.
  • After losing the second set 24-26, SAGU rebounded and nipped the Aggies 25-22 in set three. The Lady Lions had 20 kills during set three and hit .382.
  • The fourth and deciding set saw the Lady Lions jump out to a 16-5 lead, empty the bench, and coast to a 25-15 victory.
  • For the match SAGU wound up hitting .267 despite the slow start.
  • Alexis Mealer (SO/Arlington, TX) , led the Lady Lions in kills with 17 on the evening. Mealer was followed by Ava Myers (FR/Round Top, TX) with 11 kills and Emma Tompkins (FR/Waller, TX) , with 8 kills.

Moore’s Musings

  • “Our girls played extremely well tonight. Alexis Mealer and Ava Myers played one of their more solid matches. Sophia did a great job of getting the ball to all the hitters. After a long day on a hot bus, they came out and played at a very high level.”

The Next Step

SAGU (10-6, 4-3) continues their western swing on Saturday September 28 th by traveling three hours south of OPSU to take on Wayland Baptist University at 1:00 pm in Plainview, TX.

As a leading Christian university, SAGU educates and prepares individuals who want to serve Christ and others. SAGU helps students discover and develop their God-given callings in a Spirit-empowered, learning community.

We believe in affordable tuition, made possible in part through the financial support of donors who embrace the mission of SAGU and the importance of affordable, accredited programs to train Christians for leadership in ministry, business, education, and service.

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