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November 9, 2019

SAGU’s Alexis Mealer Led the Lady Lions with 10 Kills

Moore, OK – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) closed out their regular season Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) schedule on Saturday against Mid-American Christian University (MACU). The Lions (22-8, 16-5) were able to defeat MACU (14-11, 12-8) in straight sets (27-25, 25-21, 25-17).

Key Performers

  • Alexis Mealer ( SO/Arlington, TX ) led SAGU in kills with 10.
  • Ava Meyers ( SO/Arlington, TX ) notched 9 kills of her own with 3 aces and 1 block.
  • Emma Tomkins ( FR/ Waller,TX ) and Jancee Akers ( SO/Rosenberg, TX ) played stout defense with 8 blocks each.

How it Happened

  • The Lions overcame 18 kills by MACU in the first set. It was back and forth, but SAGU managed to squeak out a 27-25 win.
  • SAGU posted a .198 hitting percentage compared to just .107 by MACU.
  • The Lions had 36 assists for the game 31 of which came from Sophia Ivy ( SR/Round Rock, TX).
  • SAGU was dialed in and had 13 blocks and seemed to have an answer for the MACU attack.

What’s Next

SAGU locked down the #4 seed in the SAC Tournament which means they will host a rematch against #5 seed MACU at the Sheaffer Center at 7pm Tuesday November 12 th .

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