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January 25, 2020

Waxahachie, TX- Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) was back in action on Saturday to finish their series with Randall University (RU). The Lions (3-1, 0-0) were able to sweep both games today over Randall (1-3, 0-0). SAGU took the first game 5-4 and the second game 2-1.

Jared Anderson got a win and hit a home run against Randall

Game 1

Top Performers

  • Joesph Vazquez ( SO/ Katy, TX ) hit another home run (2) on the year.
  • Jared Anderson ( JR/ Houston, TX ) hit a three-run bomb (1).
  • Kolby Clark ( FR/Waco, TX ) pitched five innings giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs.
  • SAGU hit .333 as a team and left only one runner on based compared to four by Randall.

Lions Review

  • The Lions gave up a single in the first but that was hit as Randall left a man stranded.
  • SAGU hit into a double play in the bottom of the inning, but Vasquez hit his second home run of the year to give the Lions an early 1-0 lead.
  • Randall capitalized on some SAGU mistakes. Clark hit a man and walked another batter and then gave up a hit. He allowed another run to score off a wild pitch. SAGU found themselves down 3-1 after two innings.
  • The third inning featured only one hit between the two teams.
  • Randall used a sacrifice to push another run across, but Jared Anderson would crush a 3-run home run to tie the game 4-4. A sacrifice fly would give SAGU the 5-4 advantage.
  • Clark looked to be in trouble as he gave up a triple, but he got out of the inning without giving up a run. SAGU couldn’t push a run across in the bottom of the inning but was able to hold on for the 5-4 victory.

Game 2

Top Performers

  • Joseph Vazquez and Ryan Cole each scored a run.
  • Drake Rodriguez ( FR/ Georgetown, TX ) and Tanner Lindle ( SR/Coppell, TX ) each knocked in one run.
  • SAGU hit just .208 for the game.
  • There were 13 total runners left on base.
  • SAGU had four errors in the game.
  • Jared Anderson pitched 6 innings giving up just four hits. He struck out 4 batters and didn’t give up an earned run.

Lions Review

  • Both teams found themselves in an old-fashioned pitchers duel at the beginning of this game. Randall was held scoreless through four innings while SAGU managed just 1 run across thanks to a Drake Rodriguez triple.
  • Randall tied it up in the fifth inning as the runs seemed very tough to come by.
  • Each team would see a scoreless sixth inning.
  • SAGU came up huge in the bottom of the seventh inning as Tanner Lindle singled to left field scoring Ryan Cole ( JR/Longview, TX ) to win the game 2-1.

What’s Next

SAGU (3-1, 0-0) will play another home series against Ottawa University. The series will start with two games beginning on January 31 st at 12:00 pm and will conclude with two games on February 1 st . This doubleheader will also begin at 12 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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