Southern Miss dropped an 8-5 decision to Texas Southern in the opening game of the Texas Invitational on Saturday, but used a seven-run fifth inning for a 9-8 come from behind victory over ULM in the night cap.
Southern Miss fell 7-4 in game 1 before being edged 4-3 in eight innings in the night cap.
Played and started 54 games on the season ... Recorded a .241 batting average, going 35-for-145 with nine doubles, one triple, 11 runs scored and 13 RBI ... Drew 28 walks and was hit by six pitches for an on-base percentage of .383 ... Had four multiple hit games, including a three-hit performance against East Carolina, finishing the game 3-for-4 with a season-best two doubles and a run batted in ... Also had multiple hits against Ole Miss, Troy and Georgia Tech ... Drove in a season-high two runs against Fresno State and Troy ... Notched a triple against UC Davis ... Finished the season with a 12-game reached base streak - one of just three double-digit reached base streaks on the team.
Attended Don Antonio Lugo High School (2008-11) before concluding prep career at Livingston High School (2011-12) ... Earned First Team All-District honors as a senior ... Recorded a .493 batting average as a senior, going 37-for-75 with five doubles, four triples, 30 runs scored, 21 RBI and eight stolen bases ... Two-time Scholar Athlete at Don Lugo HS as part of the California State Federation of High School Scholars ... Also lettered in volleyball ... Played travel ball with Arsenal 18A and Hit Away Gold ... Helped Arsenal 18A win the 2009 ASA Regional tournament ... Member of the National Society of High School Scholars.
Full name is Sarah Maree Evans ... Daughter of Julee and Art Evans ... Has an older brother, Jonathan ... Brother Jonathan played golf at Cal Baptist (2010-11) ... Born on Feb. 25 in San Bernardino, Calif. ... Majoring in criminal justice.