2020 Evangel Volleyball News

  • Russell Earns Second-Straight Heart Defensive Player of the Year Honor
    December 01, 2020
    Evangel junior volleyball standout Eryn Russell was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year for the second-consecutive year Tuesday, headlining a list of five Crusaders who picked up 2020 all-conference laurels.
  • Crusaders Drop Four-Set Decision to Park in Regular-Season Finale
    November 12, 2020
    The Evangel volleyball team closed out its 2020 regular season with a nip-and-tuck, four-set (27-29, 21-25, 25-21, 23-25) setback to unbeaten Park Thursday evening at the Ashcroft Center.
  • Crusaders Close Regular Season Thursday Against Park
    November 11, 2020
    The Evangel Crusaders will close out the regular season with a Heart of America Athletic Conference contest against the Park Pirates Thursday (Nov. 12) evening at the Ashcroft Center.
  • Crusaders Fall in Final Road Match at CMU
    November 10, 2020
    Central Methodist handed the Evangel volleyball team its third-consecutive setback Tuesday evening, sweeping a straight-set victory (19-25, 20-25, 16-25) at Puckett Field House.
  • Crusaders Look to Solidify Postseason Position Tuesday at CMU
    November 09, 2020
    The Evangel Crusaders (10-3, 7-3) will play their final regular-season road match of the season Tuesday (Nov. 10) when they meet the Central Methodist Eagles (10-3, 8-3) for a 7 p.m. Heart of America Athletic Conference contest at Puckett Field House in Fayette, Mo.
  • Evangel Volleyball Takes on Unbeaten Park Wednesday Evening
    November 04, 2020
    The Evangel Crusaders open a two-game road swing Wednesday (Nov. 4) when they travel to Parkville, Mo., for a 7 p.m. Heart of America Athletic Conference match against the undefeated Park Pirates at the Breckon Sports Center.
  • Crusaders Drop Straight-Set Decision at Park
    November 04, 2020
    The Evangel volleyball team gave Heart Conference-leading Park University all it wanted Wednesday evening, but the Pirates withstood the Crusaders’ challenge in three tight sets (17-25, 23-25, 20-25) to remain unbeaten on the season.
  • Crusaders Fall to CMU in Five Sets
    October 27, 2020
    The Evangel volleyball team saw its six-match win streak come to an end in a five-set, see-saw contest against Central Methodist Tuesday evening at the Ashcroft Center.
  • Crusaders Host CMU Tuesday on Senior Night
    October 26, 2020
    The Evangel Crusaders return home to host a 7 p.m. Senior Night contest against the Central Methodist Eagles Tuesday (Oct. 27) evening at the Ashcroft Center.
  • Evangel Volleyball Tops MVC for Sixth Straight Win
    October 24, 2020
    Evangel extended its season-best win streak to six matches with a four-set victory over Missouri Valley Saturday afternoon at the Burns Athletic Center.
  • Evangel Volleyball Set for Saturday Match at Missouri Valley
    October 23, 2020
    The Evangel Crusaders look to extend their recent hot streak Saturday against the Missouri Valley College Vikings, with a 4 p.m. Heart Conference match at the Burns Athletic Center in Marshall, Mo.
  • Russell Named NAIA National Defender of the Week
    October 19, 2020
    Evangel volleyball junior All-American Eryn Russell has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday.
  • Evangel Volleyball Tops MNU for Fifth-Straight Victory
    October 17, 2020
    The red-hot Evangel volleyball team cruised to a fifth-consecutive win Saturday afternoon, avenging its lone setback of the season with a four-set (25-15, 25-21, 23-25, 25-18) victory over MidAmerica Nazarene at the Ashcroft Center.
  • Crusaders Set to Host Ravens, Pioneers This Weekend
    October 16, 2020
    The Evangel Crusaders return to the Ashcroft Center Friday (Oct. 16) evening for the first of two Heart Conference home matches this weekend, beginning with a 7 p.m. contest against the Benedictine Ravens, followed by a 2 p.m. match Saturday (Oct. 17) vs. the MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers.
  • Evangel Volleyball Sweeps Benedictine to Extend Win Streak
    October 16, 2020
    The Evangel volleyball team ran its Heart Conference win streak to four matches with a convincing performance in a straight-set victory (25-22, 25-19, 25-19) over Benedictine Friday evening at the Ashcroft Center.
  • Lowry Honored as Heart Conference Attacker of the Week
    October 12, 2020
    After leading Evangel to a perfect 3-0 week, junior Tori Lowry has been tabbed the Molten Heart of America Volleyball Attacker of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Crusaders Win Five-Set Thriller Over Benedictine
    October 10, 2020
    The Evangel volleyball team completed a perfect 3-0 week with a come-from-behind five-set victory (25-21, 22-25, 25-27, 25-20, 15-10) over Benedictine Saturday evening at the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium.
  • Crusaders Set for Weekend Trip to Kansas
    October 09, 2020
    The Evangel volleyball returns to the road for a pair of Heart of America Athletic Conference matches this weekend, beginning with a 7 p.m. contest against Baker in Baldwin City Friday (Oct. 9), followed by a 5 p.m. tilt Saturday at Benedictine in Atchison, Kan.
  • Evangel Edges Baker to Sweep Season Series From Wildcats
    October 09, 2020
    The Evangel volleyball team continued its strong start to the 2020 season with a four-set victory (25-20, 25-16, 22-25, 25-18) over Baker Friday evening at the Collins Center.
  • Crusaders Top Vikings in Four Sets
    October 06, 2020
    The Evangel volleyball team shook off the rust from an 18-day hiatus to turn back a stiff challenge from Missouri Valley Tuesday evening, splitting a pair of tight sets with the Vikings to open the night before cruising to a four-set victory (25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 25-16) at the Ashcroft Center.
  • Evangel Volleyball Hosts Missouri Valley Tuesday
    October 05, 2020
    The Evangel Crusaders return to action following a two-week hiatus Tuesday when they host the Missouri Valley College Vikings in a Heart of America Athletic Conference contest at the Ashcroft Center. The Crusaders and Vikings reserve squads will open the evening with a 5 p.m. match-up, followed by the varsity tilt at 7 p.m.
  • Evangel Volleyball Match at Culver-Stockton Canceled
    October 01, 2020
    Evangel's upcoming volleyball contest at Culver-Stockton, scheduled for this evening (Oct. 1) evening in Canton, has been canceled.
  • Evangel's Weekend Volleyball Contests Rescheduled for Oct. 20
    September 24, 2020
    Evangel's Heart of America Athletic Conference volleyball matches at Central Methodist (Sept. 25) and Missouri Valley (Sept. 26) this weekend have been rescheduled as part of a three-team triangular match-up in Marshall, Mo. on Oct. 20.
  • Crusaders Tuesday Trip to Benedictine Postponed
    September 21, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel's Heart of America Athletic Conference volleyball contest at Benedictine, scheduled for Tuesday (Sept. 22) evening in Atchison, Kan., has been postponed.
  • Crusaders Suffer First Setback of Season at MNU
    September 18, 2020
    OLATHE, Kan. – The Evangel volleyball team saw its perfect start to the 2020 season come to an end, as MidAmerica Nazarene rode the momentum of a late 6-0 run in the opening stanza to a straight-set (25-21, 25-15, 25-11) victory over the Crusaders Friday evening at Bell Family Arena.
  • Evangel Volleyball Hits the Road for First Weekend of Conference Play
    September 17, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel volleyball hits the road for their first weekend of conference play, taking on MidAmerica Nazarene at 7 p.m. on Friday night and Heart newcomer Park at noon on Saturday. 
  • Evangel Volleyball Sweeps Baker to Remain Perfect
    September 15, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The red-hot Evangel volleyball team kept its perfect start to the 2020 season intact Tuesday evening, sweeping Baker in straight sets (25-12, 25-16, 25-19) at the Ashcroft Center to run its record to 4-0.
  • Evangel's Russell Named Heart Defender of the Week
    September 14, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After a big opening weekend to the 2020 regular season, Evangel volleyball junior Eryn Russell has been named the Molten Heart of America Defender of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Evangel Volleyball Looks to Stay Hot Against Baker Tuesday
    September 14, 2020
    The unbeaten Evangel volleyball squad will put its 3-0 mark on the line Tuesday (Sept. 15) evening when it hosts Baker in a Heart of America Athletic Conference match-up at the Ashcroft Center.
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