Score: Evangel 1, Central Methodist 3
Records: Evangel (5-11, 0-3 Heart); Central Methodist (5-5, 2-0 Heart)
Location: Springfield, Mo. | Ashcroft Center
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel volleyball team dropped its home opener to Central Methodist, 3-1, on Tuesday night in Heart of America Athletic Conference action.
The Crusaders jumped out to an early lead taking the first set, 25-22. However, the Eagles rallied to edge Evangel 25-22, 25-12 and 25-22 in the final three sets.
Both teams struggled offensively as Evangel hit .093 as a team and Central Methodist hit .194.
Central Methodist was led by Madison Bond who posted a game-high 16 kills.
Evangel continues its home stand Friday against Baker in conference action. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m.
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