Evangel Valor vs. (11) John Brown
|Date:||Sat., Aug. 20 | 5 p.m.|
|Location:||Coryell Field | Springfield, Mo.|
|Live Stats:||Evangel Stats|
|Fans:||Game Day Program|
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel women's soccer team opens its 2022 season Saturday (Aug. 20) with a 5 p.m. non-conference match against No. 11 John Brown at Coryell Field.
The contest is the first of nine home matches for EU this fall and will be followed by the home opener for the Evangel men's soccer squad (7:30 p.m.), also vs. John Brown.
Evangel will be opening its eighth season, both overall and under head coach Bruce Deaton, who has led EU to 41 victories since starting the program in 2015.
Junior forward Madison Maher is EU's top returning scorer after recording two goals last fall.
This is Evangel's first home season opener against a ranked opponent since 2019 when they faced off with No. 3 Southeastern (Fla.).
EU tallied 154 saves in the 2021 season to rank 10th among all NAIA clubs nationally.
The Valor last matched up with John Brown last season when they fell, 5-0.
Evangel travels to Columbia, Mo., to take on Stephens College at 6:00 p.m. on August 24th.
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