SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel women's basketball team returns home on Thursday night looking to rebound against Baker.
SERIES HISTORY Evangel leads the all-time series with the Wildcats 44-22, while Baker won the matchup earlier this season 65-60.
► Evangel starts a two-game homestand against Baker on Thursday night.
► Being able to share to the ball has put Evangel at second in the league in assists per game with 15.21.
► Owning the glass has helped Evangel with 44.28 boards per game, which is good for third in the league. The Crusaders are especially good on the offensive glass with an average of 18.05 per game. Lexie Vaught ranks number 23 in Division I in Offensive Rebounds with 3.43 per game, while Brianna Vogts ranks number 29 with 3.11 per game.
► A balanced scoring attack has helped Evangel to fourth in the conference in scoring offense with an average of 72.37 ppg. Led by 14.8 ppg from Vaught and 10.5 from Vogts, Sydnee Garrett is close behind at 10.06 ppg, Kylee Moore (9.28 ppg), and Mackenzie Farmer (9.47 ppg) make the Crusaders tough to guard.
► Sydnee Garrett, in only her second year on the team, is closing in on her 750th career point.
Evangel continues their homestand on Saturday, Jan. 26., as they take on Clarke. Tipoff is scheduled for noon.