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February 18, 2020

Waxahachie, TX- Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Baseball team was in action Tuesday afternoon as they met Dallas Christian College (DCC). The Lions (13-3,0-0) continued their hot streak by beating the Crusaders (2-8, 0-0) by a score of 6-1.      

Kyle Coolidge had 2 hits and 1 RBI in the win over DCC

Top Performers

  • Ben Bills (JR/York, PA), Kyle Coolidge (SR/Newberry Park, CA), and Sonny Boyd (SO/Mansfield, TX) all tied for the most hits in the game with 2. They combined for 6 of the 10 total SAGU hits.
  • Bills also led the Lions in runs scored with 2.
  • The SAGU offense was balanced as Hunter Watson (SO/Whitney, TX), Tanner Lindle (SR/Coppell, TX), Eric Crum (FR/Kyle, TX), Cole Yarbrough (SO/Palmer, TX) and Coolidge all had 1 RBI.
  • Jared Anderson (JR/Houston, TX) got the win for SAGU as he allowed no hits, no runs while striking out two batters.
  • SAGU hit .333 as a team

Lions Review

  • SAGU got on the board first in the bottom of the 2nd inning jumping out to a 1-0 lead.
  • Each team went scoreless for the next three innings. which kept the game hanging in the balance.
  • The Lions posted 4 runs in the 6th and 7th innings thanks to a couple of extra-base hits by Bills and Coolidge.
  • SAGU led 5-0 moving into the top of the 8th inning. DCC finally pushed a run across to cut the deficit to 5-1.
  • The Lions added another run of their own in the bottom of the inning to take a 6-1 lead and would win by that same score.

What’s Next

SAGU will host Huston-Tillotson University on Friday. Their doubleheader will begin at 12:00 pm.

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.

Most majors are available in-person in Waxahachie, TX, and online through a wide range of associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

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