Women's Basketball

Allison Swanson, NAIA-I honorable mention All-American
Amanda Landolt,
NAIA Scholar Athlete
Emily Akins,
NAIA Scholar Athlete
Allison Swanson
, HAAC Freshman of the Year
Allison Swanson, 1st Team All-HAAC
Bailey Irvine, honorable mention All-HAAC

A perennial power in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, Evangel women's basketball has

  • Won eight conference championships
  • Finished in the top five in all but four of the 25 years they have been members of the HAAC posting a 325-153 all-time conference record
  • Earned 10 berths in the NAIA National Tournament and advanced to the National Semfinal round twice and the Quarterfinals four times
  • 82 players have won all-conference honors including 34 first team
  • 29 players have won NAIA All-America awards (11 first team)
  • 31 players have earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards
  • Head Coach Leon Neal has been named the conference Coach of the Year six times and is in the Springfield Area Sports Hall of Fame

Crusader Camps

Women's basketball team makes history in Guatemala

04/10/2014Public invited to retirement reception for Dr. David Stair and Faye Liddle
03/27/2014Allison Swanson named NAIA-I All-American
03/25/2014Tillery, Landolt and Akins named NAIA academic All-Americans
03/06/2014Women's basketball falls short at Baker in HAAC quarterfinals
03/05/2014Women's basketball opens HAAC tournament at top seeded Baker
03/03/2014Allison Swanson named HAAC Freshman of the Year; Bailey Irvine named All-HAAC
03/03/2014Women's basketball at Baker Thursday in HAAC quarterfinals
03/01/2014Women's basketball drops regular season finale at Benedictine
02/28/2014Women's basketball ends regular season at Benedictine
02/27/2014Women's basketball falls at OT buzzer to Mo. Valley
02/26/2014Women's basketball hosts Missouri Valley in home finale
02/24/2014Athletic Director Dr. David Stair announces retirement
02/22/2014Women's basketball shut down by #13 Baker
02/21/2014Women's basketball hosts #13 Baker for Senior Day
02/20/2014Women's basketball knocks off #20 Central Methodist
02/19/2014Women's basketball at #20 Central Methodist, Thur., 5:30pm
02/15/2014Women's basketball loses heartbreaker to Graceland
02/14/2014Women's basketball hosts Graceland, Sat., 2pm
02/14/2014Women's basketball rally falls short at MNU
02/12/2014Women's basketball at #13 MidAmerica Nazarene, Thur., 5:30pm
02/08/2014Big second half lifts women's basketball over Culver-Stockton
02/07/2014Women's basketball vs. Culver-Stockton, Sat., 2pm
02/06/2014Women's basketball sees Central Methodist pull away in 2nd half
02/06/2014Women's basketball home vs. Central Methodist
02/03/2014Allison Swanson named HAAC women's basketball Player of the Week
02/02/2014Women's basketball falls in overtime at Peru St.
01/31/2014Women's basketball at Peru St., Sat., 2pm
01/30/2014Women's basketball downs Avila 64-51
01/29/2014Women's basketball hosts Avila, Thur., 5:30pm
01/25/2014Women's basketball sees Benedictine pull away 95-75
01/24/2014Women's basketball home vs. Benedictine, Sat., 2pm
01/24/2014Women's basketball rally comes up short at Missouri Valley
01/22/2014Women's basketball back on the road at Mo. Valley, Thur., 5:30pm
01/18/2014Women's basketball edged at Baker, 78-76
01/17/2014Women's basketball at #21 Baker, Sat., 2pm
01/11/2014Women's basketball falls short at Graceland
01/10/2014Women's basketball goes to Graceland, Sat., 2pm
01/09/2014MidAmerica Nazarene pulls away late from women's basketball for 83-65 win
01/08/2014Women's basketball hosts #5 MidAmerica Nazarene, Thur., 5:30pm
01/04/2014Women's basketball wins 64-47 at Culver-Stockton
01/03/2014Women's basketball back in HAAC play at Culver-Stockton, Sat., 2pm
12/31/2013Women's basketball can't hold halftime lead and falls to Concordia (Neb.)
12/30/2013Women's basketball falls to unbeaten Our Lady of the Lake (Tex.)
12/30/2013Men's basketball falls short at Oklahoma Baptist
12/29/2013Women's basketball at San Antonio Dec. 30-31
12/19/2013Women's basketball drops game at Oklahoma Wesleyan
12/18/2013Women's basketball at Oklahoma Wesleyan, Thur., 6pm
12/10/2013Women's basketball loses to Coll. of the Ozarks 85-74
12/09/2013Women's basketball hosts Coll. of the Ozarks, Tue., 5:30pm
12/07/2013Women's basketball drops contest to Peru State
12/06/2013Women's basketball hosts Peru St., Sat., 2pm
12/05/2013Women's basketball opens conference play with win at Avila
12/04/2013Women's basketball opens conference play at Avila Thur., 5:30pm
11/26/2013Women's basketball at #6 NCAA-II Central Missouri tonight
11/22/2013Akins scores 30 in women's basketball win vs. Central Christian
11/21/2013Women's basketball at Missouri Southern Classic Friday & Saturday
11/20/2013Akins scores 35 but women's basketball falls 72-64 at John Brown (Ark.)
11/19/2013Women's basketball at John Brown (Ark.) Tue., 7pm
11/15/2013Women's basketball downs Oklahoma Wesleyan 85-79
11/12/2013Women's basketball falls at Coll. of the Ozarks 75-64
11/11/2013Women's basketball renews rivalry with Bobcats, Tue., 5:30pm
11/04/2013Women's basketball opens with 79-66 win vs. Mo. Baptist
11/03/2013Women's basketball opens season Monday vs. Mo. Baptist, 6pm
10/15/2013Men's basketball picked first, women's team picked 5th in HAAC coaches' poll
07/18/2013Ten EU teams win national academic awards
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