Southwestern Oklahoma State University
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Both SWOSU Mind Games Teams in Quarterfinals


Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s “White” Mind Games team won its opening match of the 2014-15 season with a convincing 800-410 win over Southeastern’s “Gold” team.

The SWOSU “Blue” team also won its opening match, 700-270 over East Central University, so both SWOSU teams advance to the quarterfinals.

The next match on KSBI-TV in Oklahoma City for a SWOSU team will be Sunday, November 16, at 5:30 p.m. when the “White” team takes on Redlands Community College.

SWOSU is two-time defending grand champion of the academic competition involving all universities and colleges in Oklahoma.

Members of the SWOSU White team are: Zeke Mills, Springfield (MO); John Foley, Tuttle; and Maddie Moss, Holdenville.

Members of the SWOSU Blue team are: Ashley DeVaughan, Fort Cobb; Mandi Foutch, Seiling; Jordan Sage, Binger; and Montgomery Long, Marlow.

Both squads are coached by Dr. Fred Gates, professor of history at SWOSU. The students compete for scholarship money provided by The Chickasaw Nation and Oklahoma Energy Resources Board.