Score: Evangel 3, Avila 0
Records: Evangel (9-17, 5-8 Heart); Avila (4-22, 2-11 Heart)
Location: Springfield, Mo. | Ashcroft Center
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel volleyball team finished a 3-0 sweep of Avila Tuesday on Pink Out Night at the Ashcroft Center.
The Crusaders have won back-to-back games as they head to Columbia College Friday and Saturday for the final non-conference tournament of the season.
Evangel dominated most of the match taking set on 25-17 and set two 25-21 and hitting .297 and .310 in each set respectively. The Crusaders finished off the Eagles in the third, 25-22, overcoming nine errors in the set.
Bridget Petersen posted season highs with 18 kills and a .406 hitting percentage to lead all players. Heather Gahm and Olivia Johnston also finished with double-figure kills adding 14 by Gahm and 10 from Johnston. Johnston also posted a double-double with 12 digs.
Defensively Johnston and Gahm also finished with three blocks each in the win.
Evangel finishes non-conference tournament action Friday and Saturday at the Columbia College Classic in Columbia, Mo. Action starts Friday at 11 a.m. against Lindenwood-Belleville for the Crusaders.