On Tuesday evening, the College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcats faced off against the Evangel Crusaders in Springfield. Despite a slow start, scoring only 20 points in the first half, the Lady Bobcats came out the victor with a 61-50 win. Leading the Bobcats was Kayla Kepler with 19 points, supported by freshman Lakin Simmerman (13 points, 9 rebounds) and 16 points from the bench. While shooting only 28% in the first half, the Bobcats came back full of fire in the second half scoring 41 points, hitting 61% from the field and posting 12 of 17 from the free throw line.
The Lady Bobcats will travel to Tennessee later this week, where they will face Freed-Hardeman University on Friday at 6 PM and Bethel University (TN) on Saturday at 2 PM.
The Lady Bobcats' record now stands at 2-2 for the season.