Evans' Honor Roll
On Evans: Smart, quick midfielder who earned a spot on the first midfield as a junior ... will compete for a spot on that unit again this season ... understands the game and how to make others better ... often called the "quarterback" of the midfield ... has worked in the off-season to improve his shooting ... will be an integral part of the team's success, according to Coach Cottle.
As a junior (2007): Posted his first career two-goal game, including a behind-the-back score in the second quarter, in 11-6 season-opening win over Bellarmine (2/17) ... also made his first career start with the first midfield unit vs. the Knights ... set career highs with four points and three assists in 16-7 win over Vermont (2/20) ... his only score was a man-down goal ... also picked up two groundballs vs. the Catamounts ... assisted Nick Ward's goal in the second quarter in 14-7 loss to No. 2 Duke (3/2) ... a goal and an assist in 8-7 win at No. 13 Towson (3/10) ... career-high four groundballs in 11-7 win over No. 19 UMBC (3/17) ... scored twice, including his first game-winning goal, in 18-3 win over Mount St. Mary's (3/20) ... also had three groundballs vs. the Mount ... one goal and three groundballs in 14-8 win over No. 11 North Carolina (3/24) ... one goal in 12-8 loss at No. 2 Virginia (3/31) ... scored the game-tying goal with seven seconds left to send the game into overtime in 8-7 double-OT win at No. 7 Navy (4/6) ... goal and an assist in 14-10 win at Penn (4/21) ... another two-point game with a goal and an assist in 12-4 win over Yale (5/5) ... one goal in 13-9 loss to UMBC (5/13) in the NCAA tournament.
As a sophomore (2006): Assisted Scott Tompkins' man-down goal in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21) ... two assists in 11-4 win at No. 6 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... one assist in 18-2 win over Sacred Heart (4/18) ... scored his first career goal in 12-4 win over No. 10 Penn (5/6) ... scored for the second straight game in 16-8 win over No. 12 Denver (5/13) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... a goal and an assist in 11-6 win over No. 9 Princeton (5/21) in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 8-5 loss to No. 10 UMass (5/27) in NCAA Semifinals.
As a freshman (2005): Made his collegiate debut late in 9-5 win at No. 9 Towson (3/12) ... saw significant playing time, picking up three groundballs in 9-8 loss at Navy (4/8) ... one groundball in 8-7 overtime victory over No. 3 Virginia in the ACC Semifinals (4/29) ... picked up a groundball and played key minutes in 9-5 win over No. 2 Duke (5/1) to win the ACC championship ... picked up his first collegiate points with two assists in 21-6 drubbing of Penn (5/7) at Lincoln Financial Field ... assisted Thomas Alford's goal in 18-9 loss to No. 2 Duke (5/28) in the NCAA Semifinals ... named to the Maryland and ACC Honor Rolls.
Before Maryland: Two-time captain and three-year letterwinner at Ithaca High School ... compiled 172 career points on 86 goals and 96 assists ... led Ithaca to three sectional titles ... two-time sectional tournament MVP ... three-time all-league selection ... team MVP ... selected to the North-South All-Star game ... led the Central squad to a gold medal at the 2003 Empire State games (scholastic division) ... scored four goals and five assists in the tournament ... also a four-year letterwinner in hockey and two-year letterwinner in football ... tallied 97 career points on the ice and scored 20 touchdowns in just two seasons on the gridiron.
Personal: Son of William and Mary Evans ... brother of Darby and Nyasha ... also recruited by Johns Hopkins, Virginia, Georgetown and Cornell ... has a 3.2 GPA majoring in business management.