SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel women's basketball welcomes the Megan Leuzinger era to the Ashcroft Center as the Crusaders host Stephens College on Tuesday night.
SERIES HISTORY Evangel leads the all-time series against Stephens, 3-2 winning last year's contest in Columbia, 77-63. The last meeting between the two schools in Springfield was won by the Stars in overtime, 66-65, on Nov. 14, 2016.
► Evangel opens their home slate with a game against Stephens College, whom the Crusaders beat in the opening game last year 77-63.
► Lexie Vaught led the Crusaders last game with 18 points and 4 rebounds in her debut for Evangel.
► The Crusaders made it to the free throw line 29 times against Park, where they made 22 of their free throws.
► Evangel plays three of its four non-conference games at the Ashcroft Center starting with Tuesday night's game against Stephens. The Crusaders also host a return game vs. Park on Saturday and Missouri Baptist next Monday, before ending the non-league slate at NAIA newcomer, Cottey College.
Evangel continues home action on Saturday against Park. The Crusaders and Pirates will tip at 2 p.m.