It is three months, 12 days and a few days of scorching summer heat before the SAGU fall athletic season opens.

But that is not soon enough as the fall schedules are now set and ready to go for the football, volleyball and soccer programs.

The SAGU womenís and menís soccer team will open the fall season with a home game on August 27 against Dallas Christian at the SAGU Soccer Field. The womenís game will start at 1 p.m. and the men‚s game will start at 3 p.m.

On August 30, the SAGU volleyball team will return to where it opened their season last year, Plainview, in the Wayland Baptist Volleyball Tournament.

The weekend will feature five games for the Lady Lions with an opening game against host, Wayland Baptist at 5 p.m.

Last year at this tournament SAGU opened the season 4-0.

Volleyballís first home game will be September 7 against conference foe UT-Brownsville.

Then on Sept. 1, the SAGU football team will kickoff its season in Sherman, against Austin College.

Last year the Lions lost at home to Austin College, 7-0.

The next week, Sept. 8, the Lions will host Sul Ross University in their first home game of the season.