SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Welcome to the all-new EvangelAthletics.com! The Evangel University Athletic Department has partnered with PrestoSports to relaunch a newly designed athletics website.
The redesign over the last several months has been concentrating on making visiting EvangelAthletics.com the best viewing experience for prospective and current student-athletes, fans, community members, alumni, coaches, and media. The most notable features include the new look and feel along with an all-new responsive design for easier use on tablets and mobile phones and upgraded usability and user-friendly navigation.
"It is an exciting time at Evangel with new facilities and sports. Updating our website to showcase everything great about Evangel University along with making the viewing experience easier was a primary focus," said Director of Sports Information and Marketing Phillip Dowden.
In addition to continuing to provide schedules, results, statistics, rosters, news, historical information and live video, several new features included highlighted by a new Go Evangel Front Row App, with applications available through iTunes in the Apple Store and via Android's Google Play. Updated scores, schedules, news, and information, can be sent directly to your mobile device to stay up-to-date with the latest in Evangel Athletics.
"First, we wanted to help improve features so that EvangelAthletics.com could be viewed easier on mobile devices," Dowden said. "Secondly, working with PrestoSports on previous projects, I was confident they were the perfect partner to help achieve our goals. Along with the athletic department, we also took input from other departments across campus to help put together the best site possible."
Other new features include:
- New central video feature located on each page to watch recent video highlights and updates in Evangel Athletics.
- Social media feeds for the main Evangel accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram), allowing for fans to follow along with the newest content.
- New and easier access to statistics both historical, season and live stat views.
- Calendar downloads to import specific sports or a composite calendar of all Evangel games.
- Direct links to box scores, highlights and secondary links within the lead story viewer, a direct result of viewer input for quick access to specific material.
- Updated and easier to access pages for the Hall of Fame, Facilities, Sports Medicine and record books.