Fri, Aug/19 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Huston-Tillotson
3 vs. Evangel
Fri, Aug/19 Final
Women's Volleyball
2 Evangel
3 at Our Lady of the Lake
Sat, Aug/20 Final
Women's Soccer
5 John Brown
1 vs. Evangel
Sat, Aug/20 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Texas Wesleyan
0 vs. Evangel
Wed, Aug/24 Final
Women's Soccer
2 Evangel
1 at Stephens
Thu, Aug/25 Final
Football
20 Clarke
31 vs. Evangel
Fri, Aug/26 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Evangel
3 vs. Bellevue
Fri, Aug/26 Final
Women's Volleyball
2 John Brown
3 vs. Evangel
Sat, Aug/27 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Evangel
0 vs. Tabor
Sat, Aug/27 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Missouri Baptist
0 vs. Evangel
Mon, Aug/29 Final
Men's Soccer
0 Evangel
1 at William Woods
Tue, Aug/30 Final
Women's Soccer
3 Missouri Baptist
0 vs. Evangel
Fri, Sep/02 Final
Men's Cross Country
at SBU XC Invitational 5 of 9
Fri, Sep/02 Final
Men's Soccer
1 Evangel
1 at Saint Mary
Fri, Sep/02 Final
Women's Cross Country
at SBU XC Invitational NTS
Fri, Sep/02 Final
Women's Soccer
3 Evangel
0 at Saint Mary
Fri, Sep/02 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Evangel
1 at Presentation
Fri, Sep/02 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Midland
0 vs. Evangel
Sat, Sep/03 Final
Football
35 Evangel
46 at Graceland
Sat, Sep/03 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Evangel
0 vs. York
Sat, Sep/03 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Concordia (NE)
1 vs. Evangel
Tue, Sep/06 Final
Men's Soccer
2 Evangel
1 at Harris-Stowe State
Tue, Sep/06 Final
Women's Soccer
0 Ecclesia College
9 vs. Evangel
Tue, Sep/06 Final
Women's Volleyball
1 Evangel
3 at Central Methodist
Fri, Sep/09 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Evangel
0 at Peru State
Sat, Sep/10 Final
Football
0 Culver-Stockton
26 vs. Evangel
Sat, Sep/10 Final
Men's Soccer
1 Evangel
2 at Freed-Hardeman
Sat, Sep/10 Final
Women's Soccer
0 Evangel
2 at Freed-Hardeman
Sat, Sep/10 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Evangel
0 at Graceland
Tue, Sep/13 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Baker
3 vs. Evangel
Wed, Sep/14 Final
Men's Soccer
6 Missouri Valley
1 vs. Evangel
Wed, Sep/14 Final
Women's Soccer
3 Missouri Valley
0 vs. Evangel
Fri, Sep/16 Final
Men's Cross Country
at Larry Young Invite 11 of 13
Fri, Sep/16 Final
Women's Cross Country
at Larry Young Invite 9 of 13
Fri, Sep/16 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Park
0 vs. Evangel
Sat, Sep/17 Cancelled
Football
Evangel
at William Penn
Sat, Sep/17 Final
Men's Soccer
0 Evangel
1 at Benedictine (KS)
Sat, Sep/17 Final
Women's Soccer
1 Evangel
4 at Benedictine
Sat, Sep/17 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 MidAmerica Nazarene
2 vs. Evangel
Tue, Sep/20 Final
Women's Golf
at Drury Invitational t-11th
Tue, Sep/20 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Evangel
1 at Missouri Valley
Wed, Sep/21 Final
Men's Soccer
1 Baker
0 vs. Evangel
Wed, Sep/21 Final
Women's Soccer
2 Baker
0 vs. Evangel
Fri, Sep/23 TBA
Men's Tennis
Evangel
at Southwestern
Fri, Sep/23 TBA
Women's Tennis
Evangel
at Southwestern
Fri, Sep/23 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Evangel
0 at Bethel (KS)
Fri, Sep/23 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Haskell
3 vs. Evangel
Sat, Sep/24 Final
Football
27 Grand View
7 vs. Evangel
Sat, Sep/24 Final
Men's Soccer
3 William Penn
0 vs. Evangel
Sat, Sep/24 TBA
Men's Tennis
Evangel
at Southwestern
Sat, Sep/24 Final
Women's Soccer
5 William Penn
0 vs. Evangel
Sat, Sep/24 TBA
Women's Tennis
Evangel
at Southwestern
Tue, Sep/27 Final
Men's Golf
at Central Plains Invitational 7th
Tue, Sep/27 Final
Women's Golf
at Central Plains Invitational 4th
Wed, Sep/28 Final
Men's Soccer
0 Evangel
8 at Central Methodist
Wed, Sep/28 Final
Women's Soccer
0 Evangel
6 at Central Methodist
Fri, Sep/30 Final
Women's Volleyball
2 Evangel
3 at Benedictine
Sat, Oct/01 Final
Football
28 Evangel
0 at Peru State
Sat, Oct/01 Final
Men's Soccer
1 Evangel
2 at Culver-Stockton
Sat, Oct/01 Final
Women's Soccer
0 Evangel
3 at Culver-Stockton
Tue, Oct/04 Final
Men's Golf
at KCAC Match Play 5th
Tue, Oct/04 Final
Men's Soccer
1 Evangel
5 at MidAmerica Nazarene
Tue, Oct/04 Final
Women's Golf
at KCAC Match Play 4th
Tue, Oct/04 Final
Women's Soccer
0 Evangel
7 at MidAmerica Nazarene
Tue, Oct/04 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Evangel
0 at Baker
Fri, Oct/07 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Grand View
1 vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/08 Final
Men's Cross Country
at Seminole Valley Stampede 3 of 20
Sat, Oct/08 Final
Men's Soccer
5 Grand View
1 vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/08 Final
Women's Cross Country
at Seminole Valley Stampede NTS
Sat, Oct/08 Final
Women's Soccer
3 Grand View
1 vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/08 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 William Penn
3 vs. Evangel
Tue, Oct/11 Final
Men's Golf
Evangel Fall Invitational 1st
Tue, Oct/11 Final
Women's Golf
Evangel Fall Invitational 2nd
Tue, Oct/11 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Benedictine
3 vs. Evangel
Fri, Oct/14 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Evangel
3 at MidAmerica Nazarene
Sat, Oct/15 Final
Football
16 Missouri Valley
21 vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/15 Final
Men's Soccer
2 Clarke
1 vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/15 Final
Women's Soccer
5 Clarke
1 vs. Evangel
Tue, Oct/18 Final
Men's Golf
Evangel Fremont Challenge 3rd
Tue, Oct/18 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Evangel
3 at Park
Wed, Oct/19 Final
Men's Soccer
1 Evangel
4 at Park
Wed, Oct/19 Final
Women's Soccer
0 Evangel
2 at Park
Fri, Oct/21 Final
Men's Cross Country
at SBU XC Invitational 6 of 9
Fri, Oct/21 Final
Women's Cross Country
at SBU XC Invitational 8 of 11
Fri, Oct/21 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Mount Mercy
3 vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/22 Final
Football
17 Evangel
12 at Baker
Sat, Oct/22 Final
Men's Soccer
0 Evangel
4 at Mount Mercy
Sat, Oct/22 Final
Women's Soccer
3 Evangel
1 at Mount Mercy
Sat, Oct/22 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Clarke
3 vs. Evangel
Tue, Oct/25 Final
Men's Golf
at Midwest Intercollegiate Invitational t-9th
Tue, Oct/25 Final
Women's Golf
at Midwest Intercollegiate Invitational 3rd
Tue, Oct/25 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Missouri Valley
3 vs. Evangel
Thu, Oct/27 Final
Women's Volleyball
3 Central Methodist
1 vs. Evangel
Fri, Oct/28 Final
Men's Basketball
63 Missouri Baptist
84 vs. Evangel
Fri, Oct/28 Final
Men's Soccer
3 Graceland
0 vs. Evangel
Fri, Oct/28 TBA
Men's Tennis
Evangel
vs. Evangel
Fri, Oct/28 Final
Women's Soccer
0 Graceland
1 vs. Evangel
Fri, Oct/28 TBA
Women's Tennis
Evangel
vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/29 Final
Football
13 MidAmerica Nazarene
21 vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/29 Final
Men's Basketball
71 Evangel
78 vs. Sterling
Sat, Oct/29 TBA
Men's Tennis
Evangel
vs. Evangel
Sat, Oct/29 TBA
Women's Tennis
Evangel
vs. Evangel
Mon, Oct/31 Final
Men's Soccer
0 Ecclesia College
4 vs. Evangel
Tue, Nov/01 Final
Women's Volleyball
1 Evangel
3 at Culver-Stockton
Thu, Nov/03 Final
Men's Basketball
53 Harris-Stowe
70 vs. Evangel
Fri, Nov/04 Final
Women's Basketball
87 Friends
72 vs. Evangel
Sat, Nov/05 Final
Football
7 Evangel
30 at Benedictine
Sat, Nov/05 Final
Men's Cross Country
at Heart of America Cross Country Championships 4 of 13
Sat, Nov/05 Final
Women's Basketball
79 Evangel
84 at Oklahoma Wesleyan
Sat, Nov/05 Final
Women's Cross Country
at Heart of America Cross Country Championships 7 of 13
Sat, Nov/05 Final
Women's Volleyball
0 Evangel
3 at William Penn
Mon, Nov/07 Final
Men's Basketball
68 Oklahoma Wesleyan
73 vs. Evangel
Fri, Nov/11 Final
Women's Basketball
65 Evangel
80 at Mid-America Christian
Sat, Nov/12 Final
Football
33 Evangel
0 at Central Methodist
Sat, Nov/12 Final
Women's Basketball
71 John Brown
59 vs. Evangel
Mon, Nov/14 Final
Men's Basketball
82 Evangel
71 at Science and Arts
Fri, Nov/18 7:30 AM
Men's Cross Country
at NAIA Cross Country National Championships
Fri, Nov/18 8:30 AM
Women's Cross Country
at NAIA Cross Country National Championships
Sat, Nov/19 Final
Women's Basketball
65 Baptist Bible (Mo.)
90 vs. Evangel
Tue, Nov/22 Final
Men's Basketball
63 Evangel
53 at John Brown
Sat, Nov/26 Final
Men's Basketball
83 Evangel
68 at Culver-Stockton
Sat, Nov/26 Final
Women's Basketball
57 Evangel
72 at Culver-Stockton
Wed, Nov/30 Final
Men's Basketball
75 Park
76 vs. Evangel
Wed, Nov/30 Final
Women's Basketball
60 Park
78 vs. Evangel
Sat, Dec/03 Final
Men's Basketball
70 Evangel
67 at Grand View
Sat, Dec/03 Final
Women's Basketball
38 Evangel
54 at Grand View
Wed, Dec/07 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
MidAmerica Nazarene
vs. Evangel
Wed, Dec/07 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
MidAmerica Nazarene
vs. Evangel
Sat, Dec/10 2:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Mount Mercy
vs. Evangel
Sat, Dec/10 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Mount Mercy
vs. Evangel
Wed, Dec/14 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at Baker
Wed, Dec/14 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at Baker
Sat, Dec/17 4:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Peru State
vs. Evangel
Sat, Dec/17 2:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Peru State
vs. Evangel
Wed, Jan/04 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at Missouri Valley
Wed, Jan/04 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at Missouri Valley
Sat, Jan/07 2:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Clarke
vs. Evangel
Sat, Jan/07 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Clarke
vs. Evangel
Wed, Jan/11 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at Benedictine (KS)
Wed, Jan/11 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at Benedictine (KS)
Sat, Jan/14 2:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at William Penn
Sat, Jan/14 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at William Penn
Mon, Jan/16 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Central Methodist
vs. Evangel
Mon, Jan/16 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Central Methodist
vs. Evangel
Thu, Jan/19 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at Park
Thu, Jan/19 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at Park
Sat, Jan/21 4:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Missouri Valley
vs. Evangel
Sat, Jan/21 2:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Missouri Valley
vs. Evangel
Wed, Jan/25 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at Graceland
Wed, Jan/25 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at Graceland
Sat, Jan/28 4:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Baker
vs. Evangel
Sat, Jan/28 2:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Baker
vs. Evangel
Wed, Feb/01 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Benedictine (KS)
vs. Evangel
Wed, Feb/01 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Benedictine (KS)
vs. Evangel
Sat, Feb/04 2:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Culver-Stockton
vs. Evangel
Sat, Feb/04 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Culver-Stockton
vs. Evangel
Wed, Feb/08 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at Central Methodist
Wed, Feb/08 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at Central Methodist
Sat, Feb/11 2:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Grand View
vs. Evangel
Sat, Feb/11 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Grand View
vs. Evangel
Thu, Feb/16 7:30 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at MidAmerica Nazarene
Thu, Feb/16 5:30 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at MidAmerica Nazarene
Sat, Feb/18 2:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Evangel
at Mount Mercy
Sat, Feb/18 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Evangel
at Mount Mercy
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Ashcroft Center

Ashcroft Center

Venue Details

 Open Date - 1967
 Capactiy - 1,200
 Sports - Basketball, Volleyball

 

History

The Robert J. Ashcroft Center serves the Evangel University athletic department and kinesiology department. Named for J. Robert Ashcroft, the president of Evangel from 1958 to 1974, the building is the home of Evangel basketball and volleyball while housing the varsity athletic weight room and locker rooms for football as well. 

The Evangel Gymnasium was renamed the Dr. J. Robert Ashcroft Activities Center in 1986. It is home to 1,200 seats. The original gym seating arrangement contained nearly 1,800 seats, but a renovation to the mezzanine level added chair-back seats on the south side and a video and multifunctional area on the north side.

The Ashcroft Center was designed by John Moore of Warren and Goodin Engineers-Architects, Inc. The structure is readily identifiable from a distance due to its unique roof. Though the roof (a hyperbolic paraboloid thinshell) may appear weak, Moore assured the Evangel faithful that it is quite strong.

According to Moore, cyclonic winds blew through the construction site before the building was completed and couldn’t budge the partially completed roof. Those same winds tore the roof off the Zenith plant east of Evangel!

Construction on the gym began in 1965 and was completed a year later by DeWitt-Newton, Inc. The building was designed after an airport terminal that had been constructed in Texas. 

The first game in the newly completed structure was against Missouri Valley College on Nov. 17, 1967. The Ashcroft Center had a successful inauguration and its first 100-point game as the Crusaders defeated Missouri Valley, 100-78. 

Its arched roof and pointed spires, which reach 43 feet, make it a unique architectural landmark on the university's campus. Routinely producing sellouts, the 1,200 seat Ashcroft Center has long been regarded as one of the loudest buildings with an excellent sports atmosphere in small college sports. Located in the northwest section of campus the Ashcroft Center replaced the former home of Evangel basketball, O'Riley Gymnasium, on the corner of Glenstone and Division. 

 

 

Directions
From I-44 West: Coming from St. Louis I-44 West: Take I-44 west toward Tulsa and take the exit marked 80B Glenstone Ave....take a left(south) onto Glenstone Ave. and continue past Karney Street until you see Division. Take the first right after Division which will take you into the University. Take this road straight down Park drive and take a left on Pine Lane. Up the hill is where you will park for the event.

From Tulsa/Joplin I-44 East: Take I-44 east toward St. Louis and take the exit marked 80A Glenstone Ave.....the off-ramp takes you onto Glenstone Ave south. Continue on Glenstone Ave past Kearney Street until you see Division. Take the first right after Division which will take you into the University. Take this road straight down Park drive and take a left on Pine Lane. Up the hill is where you will park for the event.

From the South (Highway 65): Traveling north on highway 65 exit at Division Street/Missouri Hwy. YY ... Follow for 2.2 miles and turn left (south) on N. Glenstone Ave. ... Take the first right after Division which will take you into the University. Take this road straight down Park drive and take a left on Pine Lane. Up the hill is where you will park for the event.