SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Head men's and women's cross country coach Austin Jacobs announced a five-meet slate for the Evangel Crusaders in the 2019 season.
Jacobs' squad begins the season on Sept. 7 at the Southwest Baptist University (SBU) Invitational hosted in nearby Bolivar, Mo.
Two weeks later, the Crusaders travel to Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo. for the Southern Stampede on Sept. 21.
Concluding September, Evangel competes in the Griffon Open on Sept. 28 in St. Joseph, Missouri.
October features a pair of events, starting with the Gary Stoner Invitational hosted by Central Methodist in Fayette, Mo. on Oct. 12. The Crusaders take a two-week hiatus before trekking to Winfield, Kan. for the NAIA Mid-States Classic on Oct. 26, hosted by Southwestern.
The Crusaders return to Fayette, Mo. on Nov. 9 for the Heart of America Cross Country Championships, hosted by Central Methodist. Qualifiers advance to the NAIA National Championships held on Nov. 22 in Vancouver, Wash.