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April 30, 2019 | Blake Cochran

The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) softball team swept Southwestern Christian University and split in their series against Texas Wesleyan University . The Lady Lions beat TWU game one 5-0 and lost game two 2-5 then beat SCU 4-0 and 6-1. Waterman didn’t allow a single run after pitching 17 innings in over three games adding three wins to her now season total of 17 which is seven more than her total from the 2018 season. She is ranked nationally in total innings pitched and total wins at 23rd in the nation.

Rhian Journey led SAGU’s offense going four for four with two RBI’s and being two of their five runs. Rosie Guadarrama also had a double-hit game going two for four with two RBI’s. Janel Cruz had the other RBI going one for four to start the weekend off with a win. Casey Waterman didn’t allow a run in her 15th win of the season while only allowing four hits. SAGU was defeated in game two by one bad inning when the Lady Rams scored all five runs in the fourth inning. Waterman and Morgan Valentino both had two hits each while Cheyenne Fults had one RBI and the other one coming from a TWU error.

The Lady Lions were off for one day before hitting the diamond again on Sunday against the Eagles from Southwestern Christian University. Waterman had another shutout during game one as she only allowed one hit while Cruz continued her weekend offensively going three for three. Waterman, Guadarrama, and Valentino each had one RBI during their 25th win of the season. Game four of the Lady Lions finished well offensively and defensively during the 6-1 victory.

SAGU finishes the regular season going 26-24 and 21-15 in the Sooner Athletic Conference which gives them sole position of fourth place before the SAC tournament is released. They are two wins away from catching the 2018 win total which was of the best seasons in school history.

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

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