Complete Team Effort Helps Evangel Volleyball Sweep MidAmerica Nazarene on Senior Night

Complete Team Effort Helps Evangel Volleyball Sweep MidAmerica Nazarene on Senior Night

The Basics
Score: Evangel 3, MidAmerica Nazarene (26-24, 25-20, 25-)  | Box Score
Records: Evangel (21-9, 8-7); MidAmerica Nazarene (18-11, 9-6)
Location: Springfield, Mo. | Ashcroft Center

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A senior night victory saw a complete team effort lift the Evangel volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of MidAmerica Nazarene Tuesday night in Heart Conference action.

The Crusaders took advantage of several Pioneer errors and stayed one step ahead to earn a sweep that was never in question. 

Evangel was led offensively by Tori Lowry who finished with a match-high 14 kills and tied her season-high with 23 digs to earn her ninth double-double of the season. Daisy Eklund added 12 kills for the Crusaders to also finish in double figures while posting a .265 hitting percentage. 

Eryn Russell, who entered the night ranked third nationally in digs, added to that total with 30 digs.

Kristen Johnson also powered the defense on senior night, as she tallied five blocks in the win. Fellow senior Makayla Stephen was also key finishing with 17 digs.

UP NEXT
Evangel begins its final road swing Friday at Baker. First serve from Baldwin City, Kansas is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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