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Waxahachie, Texas – June 9, 2017 - The Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) has announced 53 student-athletes have earned their spot on the 2016-17 Academic All-Conference Women's Basketball team as presented by Cypress Risk Management. The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) women’s basketball team has six student-athletes making the list. 

Korede Ahmedu, Kayla Bise & Alexis McAfee

The six SAGU Lady Lions to make the cut are as follows: Freshman Korede Ahmedu (Lagos, Nigeria), sophomore Kayla Bise (Plano, Texas), senior Alexis McAfee (DeSoto, Texas), sophomore Kaynee McLeod (Mansfield, Texas), senior Charity Page (Nacogdoches, Texas) and freshman Lexi Rich (San Antonio, Texas). 

Kaynee McLeod, Charity Page & Lexi Rich

To be eligible for the SAC Academic All-Conference team, students must be at least a sophomore and maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA during the previous two semesters and are regulars (letter winners) on their respective team.

Each of the SAC's 10 institutions had at least one selection with John BrownUniversity having the most with nine.

Cypress Risk Management, based in Omaha, Neb, is an insurance agency that specializes in providing customized solutions for collegiate student health and athletic accident insurance. The organization currently insures over 500,000 students nationwide and is already engaged with several other NAIA conferences in similar type of partnerships.

SAC 2016-17 Academic All-Conference Women's Basketball Team
Presented by Cypress Risk Management

BACONE (3)
Maddy Zimmerer 
Brittany Edwards 
Olivia Nichols 

JOHN BROWN (9)
Kimmy Deines
Courtney Fine
Lauren Pelegreen
Kodee Powell
Preslea Reece
KJ Roh
Jana Schammel
Luize Skrastina
Sara Williams

MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN (5)
Jaidan Alley
Nevada Denton
Jamie Lamb
D'Shala Powell
Sarai Rodriguez

OKLAHOMA CITY (6)        
Johanna Beathard
Daniela Galindo
Janae Haag
Stefanie Mitchell
Abbey Renner
Torie Shanbour

SCIENCE AND ARTS (3)
Darian Hill
Chasity Asberry
Shaylynn Bass

SOUTHWESTERN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD (6)
Korede Ahmedu
Kayla Bise
Alexis McAfee
Kaynee McLeod
Charity Page
Lexi Rich

SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN (8)
Eliora Johnson
Maranda Janz 
Andi McGill 
Grace Hadley 
Kylee Severin 
Taylor Estep
Baylee Wooten

ST. GREGORY'S (3)
Kelsie Howgard
Kylee Tatum
Marlee Harvey

TEXAS WESLEYAN (3)
Swairie Fernando
Alycia Louallen
Ashley Washington

WAYLAND BAPTIST (7)
Morgan Bennett
Kendrick Clark
Gabby Gonzales
Jade Jones
Maci Merket
Nina Sato
Deborah VanDijk

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