Southern Miss fell 3-0 to rival UAB on Sunday afternoon.
Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (2012-13)
2015 (Junior): Played in all 52 games on the season, making 49 starts … Played in the outfield, first base, second base, third base and shortstop, making starts at each position … Tallied a .299 batting average, going 43-for-144 with 12 doubles, two triples, one home run (a grand slam), 26 runs scored and 21 RBI … Drew 13 walks and was hit by a team-high seven pitches for an on-base percentage of .384 … Notched a .431 slugging percentage … Led the team in slugging percentage, doubles, triples, hit by pitch and games played; second on the team in on-base percentage, runs scored and runs batted in; third on the team in batting average, hits, total bases, total plate appearances, at bats and games started; fourth on the team in sacrifice bunts; fifth on the team in home runs … Second on the team with 12 multiple hit games … Had a season-high three hits against Houston, Houston Baptist, Detroit and Alcorn … Drove in a season-best four RBI on one swing, hitting a grand slam against Southeastern Louisiana at the Lion Classic II … Also had three RBI against Lamar and North Texas, while adding two runs batted in on the road against UTEP … Scored a season-high three runs against Houston Baptist, while notching two runs scored against Florida Gulf Coast, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Mississippi Valley State and Alcorn … Had a season-best two doubles against Detroit, while notching two-baggers in 10 other games … Recorded triples against UAPB and Alcorn … Had a season-long six-game hitting streak and nine-game reached base safely streak on the year, finishing the season reaching base in the final five games of the year.
2014 (Sophomore): Ranked 44th in the NCAA in triples and 77th in triples per game … Played in 52 games on the season, making 51 starts … Boasted a .351 batting average, going 46-for-131 with nine doubles, four triples, one home run, 18 runs scored and 26 RBI … Added 10 walks and six hit by pitch for an on-base percentage of .422 … Boasted a .504 slugging percentage … Led the team in batting average, on-base percentage, hits, triples and hit by pitch; second in slugging percentage, runs batted in, total bases and stolen bases; third in doubles, sacrifice bunts and total plate appearances; fourth in home runs, at bats, games played and games started; and fifth in walks … Third on the team with 10 multiple hit games and five multiple RBI games … Had a team-best 10-game hitting streak and a 29-game reached base streak … Only player on team to record four hits in a game, finishing 4-for-4 with a run scored, four RBI and a home run at UTEP … Had three hits against Alcorn State and Arkansas-Pine Bluff … Had three RBI against ULM at the Texas Invitational … Tied school record with two triples twice accomplishing the feat against Detroit and Arkansas-Pine Bluff … Had a season-best two doubles against Ole Miss … Also had doubles against Texas Southern, Texas, ULM, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Troy and Louisiana Tech (2x) … During 29-game reached base streak, batted .475, going 38-for-80 with seven doubles, four triples, one home run, 17 runs scored, 23 RBI, eight walks, four hit by pitch, a .543 on-base percentage and a .700 slugging percentage … Defensively led the team in total chances, putouts and fielding double plays.
2013 (Freshman): Named to the 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … 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.
High School: 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.
Personal: 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.