SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel women's basketball team looks to earn its first win at Clarke on Saturday in Heart of America Athletic Conference action.
SERIES HISTORY Evangel and Clarke meet for just the fourth time in the brief series since the Pride joined the conference. The Crusaders are 0-3 all-time against Clarke.
► ► Evangel heads to Iowa looking for a second straight win. The Crusaders are also in search of their first win against Clarke as the Pride holds a 3-0 lead in the all-time series.
► Evangel has been all over the boards through the first 10 games averaging 45.2 rebounds per contest. The Crusaders rank 13th nationally in rebounding and more impressively rank 6th in NAIA in offensive rebounds per game.
► On the defensive end, junior Lexie Vaught ranks in the top 10 nationally in steals averaging 3.4 per game and also ranks in the top 40 in rebounding with 7.9 boards per game.
► Senior Sydnee Garrett joins Vaught averaging in double figures at 10.9 points per game. Garrett is also among the nation's leaders in free throw percentage at 81 percent on the season.
Evangel takes a week off as they return home to host Mount Mercy on Saturday, Dec. 15. Tipoff from the Ashcroft Center is scheduled for 12 p.m.