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Waxahachie, Texas- June 28, 2017 – Five Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Lady Lion’s teams have been awarded Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) Academic Team Awards for the recently completed 2016-2017 academic year.  Women’s basketball, women’s soccer, volleyball, softball and women’s cross country teams each earned the prestigious honor. 

“This is a tremendous achievement to have each of our women’s teams finish with a 3.0 GPA or higher.  This speaks to the quality of student-athlete and the intentionality of our coaches in regard to academics,” explains SAGU Athletic Director Jesse Godding

For SAGU, the softball team boasts the highest GPA of 3.47.  A total of 48 teams from all 13 conference-sponsored sports had a least a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Women's basketball had the most with seven teams at that mark or higher. Southwestern Christian University had four teams earn the top GPA including having the highest cumulative GPA of any team (3.82) in women’s basketball.

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Women's Cross Country (6)
John Brown                                         3.58
Oklahoma City                                     3.36
St. Gregory's                                        3.23
Science & Arts                                     3.19
Wayland Baptist                                   3.11
Southwestern Assemblies of God        3.10

Men's Cross Country (5)
Wayland Baptist                                  3.50
John Brown                                         3.50
Science & Arts                                     3.47
Oklahoma City                                     3.14
Texas Wesleyan                                   3.06

Women's Soccer (6)
John Brown                                           3.53
Oklahoma City                                      3.38
Texas Wesleyan                                    3.15
Southwestern Assemblies of God         3.12
Wayland Baptist                                    3.11
Science & Art                                        3.02

Men's Soccer (2)
Bacone                                                 3.15
Wayland Baptist                                   3.02

Women's Basketball (7)
Southwestern Christian                       3.82
Wayland Baptist                                   3.45
John Brown                                          3.30
Oklahoma City                                     3.16
Southwestern Assemblies of God       3.13
Science & Arts                                     3.03
St. Gregory's                                        3.01

Volleyball (6)
Wayland Baptist                                  3.72
John Brown                                         3.48
Southwestern Christian                       3.41
Texas Wesleyan                                  3.36
Southwestern Assemblies of God       3.23
Oklahoma City                                     3.01

Women's Track (4) 
Oklahoma City                                     3.36
St. Gregory's                                       3.23
Bacone                                                3.13
Wayland Baptist                                   3.00                            

Men's Track (2) 
Oklahoma City                                     3.14                              
Wayland Baptist                                   3.13

Baseball (2)
Southwestern Christian                        3.31
Bacone                                                 3.04

Softball (4)
Mid-America Christian                         3.50
Southwestern Assemblies of God       3.47
Southwestern Christian                       3.38
Science & Arts                                     3.06

Women's Golf (4)
Southwestern Christian                       3.88
Oklahoma City                                    3.56
Wayland Baptist                                  3.45
Texas Wesleyan                                  3.44

Men's Golf (3)   
Southwestern Christian                       3.18
Wayland Baptist                                  3.05
Oklahoma City                                    3.04

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