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Waxahachie, Texas—The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU ) volleyball team has been honored again by the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC). Senior Paulyae Dawkins was named the SAC Attacker of the week for her outstanding performance this past weekend.

SAGU beat Wayland Baptist University and Oklahoma Panhandle State University to remain tied for first with Oklahoma City University atop the SAC standings. SAGU moves to 23-5 overall and 13-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.

Dawkins, who is a 5’11 middle hitter from Grand Prairie, Texas, was dominant at the net for the Lady Lions and had 24 kills in the Lady Lions wins, averaging 2.67 kills per set.

The middle hitter was happy to be honored by the SAC for her accomplishments. Dawkins said, “Every time I step onto the court, my focus is tuned in and I work hard for every play. It is an honor to be recognized as attacker of the week in such a competitive conference.”

SAGU will play a two game home stand this weekend with Mid-America Christian University and University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Friday SAGU will host MACU for their annual “Blue Out” game to support and honor colon cancer survivors and those who have been affected by colon cancer. The game will begin at 7:00 PM Friday at the SAGU Sheaffer Center.

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 .

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