SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Head women's soccer coach Bruce Deaton announced an 18-match schedule for the Evangel Crusaders in the 2019 season.
The 2019 slate includes eight home dates, two matches against ranked opponents, and a two-game trek to Louisiana.
Deaton's squad opens the season on the road Aug. 19 at Hannibal-La Grange before returning to Coryell Field for their home opener on Aug. 24 against top-25 finisher Southeastern (Fla.).
Up next, the Crusaders travel to Louisiana for a pair of midday road tilts against LSU-Alexandria (Aug. 31) and LSU-Shreveport (Sept. 2).
Upon returning to Springfield, the Crusaders host Central Baptist on Sept. 6 for an evening matchup.
Three days later, Evangel hosts Stephens on Sept. 9 before hitting the road to face Williams Baptist, Sept. 11, to conclude its non-conference schedule.
The Crusaders begin Heart of America play in Baldwin City, Kan. against Baker on Sept. 18.
Closing out September, Evangel has a two-game homestand, playing host to Mt. Mercy (Sept. 21) and MidAmerica Nazarene (Sept. 25).
Evangel continues league action throughout the entirety of October, which features three home dates against Culver-Stockton (Oct. 4), Central Methodist (Oct. 16), and Benedictine (Oct. 30). The final home match against Benedictine serves as the Crusaders' senior night.