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Longview, Texas- September 12, 2015- Despite playing until double overtime, the Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) men’s soccer game against LeTourneau University ended in a tie. The final score was 2-2.

In the 22 nd minute of play, SAGU’s Parker Sturgeon scored by driving to the left and chipping the goalie.  Assist was made my Robert Ambrosie .  SAGU went up, 1-0.

LeTourneau was able to score with 3:56 left in the first half after a few missed clears by SAGU.  Going into halftime the score was tied 1-1.

With 21:13 left in the game, Isai Velasquez Bonilla scored with Miguel Torres passing it to him for the assist.  The Lions went up 2-1.

With seven minutes left in regulation, the Yellow Jackets scored off of a corner kick.  With the score tied, 2-2, the game was forced into overtime.

Despite 20 extra minutes of play, neither the Lions nor Yellow Jackets were able to score.  The game ended in a tie and both teams collapsed on the field in exhaustion after the final whistle.

SAGU is now 2-2-1.  The Lions will play on September 19, 2015 when St. Thomas (0-3-1) comes to town.  Game time is at 3:00pm.

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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