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Waxahachie, Texas—February 25th, 2018—The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Softball Lions split a double header with #24 University of Houston-Victoria (UHV). SAGU lost game one by a score of 5-6 and won game one 1-0. SAGU now moves to 8-6-1 on the season.

In game one, UHV was leading SAGU 4-3 in the top of the fifth with one out. SAGU Senior Kristin Stringer drew a walk and Casey Waterman blasted a two-run shot over the left field wall to give the Lady Lions a 5-4 advantage. UHV would push across a run in the bottom of their frame on a pair of SAGU errors, tying the game 5-5. UHV would score one more run in the bottom of the sixth to win the game 6-5. Casey Waterman led the offense going three for four with a two-run homerun.

In game two, the score remained 0-0 through seven innings. Chloe McGee drew a lead-off walk and Adriana Alonzo laid down a bunt that would advance McGee. Kayla Milstead hit a fielder’s choice to the short stop moving the runners to second and third. Kylee Fowler came off the bench to pinch hit and was able to hold off the Jaguars for the win. Casey Waterman pitched a complete game shutout with 3 strike outs.

Offensively, Bailey Balloun went two for three with a stolen base. Brittany Livingston, Adriana Alonzo and Rosie Guadarrama each chipped in a single.

SAGU made history by beating a ranked opponent for the first time in program history. The Lady Lions will open conference play on Tuesday pending weather.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Wort 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.
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