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Waxahachie, Texas- September 7, 2015- The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) men’s and women’s soccer teams both walked away victorious on Saturday’s matches against Texas College.  The women’s team beat TC 3-1.  The men’s team won 4-2.  Both teams are 2-1 for the season.

For the women, Laura Barba, Nadine Jaimes and Joy Reyes all scored a goal.  Jaimes now has three goals for the season and Barba has two.  Goalkeeper’s Kathleen Espinoza and Alaina Jones each played a half for SAGU.  Espinoza had two saves.

“Every player had a part in the win. We had several shots and a couple of good saves by our keepers. I’m excited to see so much progress in a short period of time,” says head coach Mandy Fortner.  “We have a tough few games ahead of us and my hope I that we continue to improve and prepare for conference.”

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, the Lady Lions play Friends University (Kansas) at 2:00pm.  FU is currently 2-0 for the season.

The Lions were led by Ramone Cardenas, who had two goals for the day.  Senior’s Robert Ambrosie and Parker Sturgeon each had a goal.  Senior goalkeeper Cesar Espana had three saves for the game.

Men’s soccer head coach Clem Oancea believes his team is starting to click on the field, “You can’t have a perfect game, but what we can have is commitment to follow the game plan from the start to finish.  That paid off and I’m glad we’ve seen success by doing the small things right.”

On Thursday, SAGU plays Friends University (Kansas) at  4:00pm.  FU is currently 0-2 for the season.  Oancea is hopeful his full roster will be healthy and ready to go by then.

About SAGU:

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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