24 - Megan Evans Position: Catcher
Class: Junior
Height: 5' 5"
High School: Notre Dame (N.Y.)
Hometown: Mansfield, Pa. 2003 NFCA Northeast Region First Team Catcher
2003 VaSID All-State Team Catcher
  Career Match Highs  
AB: 5 (twice)
R: 3 vs. Radford (3/30/02)
H: 3 (three times)
Hit Streak: 5 games (3/8/03-3/12/03)
RBI: 6 vs. Liberty (3/27/02)
2B: 2 (twice)
HR: 2 (three times)
BB: 4 vs. St. John's (4/27/02) SR
SR - Denotes School Record
photo         Is one of the top power hitters on the east coast ... Has the potential to hit for average and power ... Has improved her defense tremendously ... Has worked on her arm strength ... Coming off a record-setting sophomore campaign ... Calls a good game ... Is starting to mature into the type of player the coaches know she can be ... A clutch hitter ... A hard worker on and off the field ... Will only get better behind the plate ... A hard worker ... Enters her junior season needing just two home runs to break the school career record.

2003: Enjoyed an outstanding sophomore season, breaking two single season school records ... Hit 11 home runs and had a slugging percentage of .600, both new records ... Was named to the first-team All-Northeast Region squad as a catcher ... Also named to the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) All-State team ... Raised her average significantly, finishing the season with a .327 batting average ... Had eight doubles and 30 RBI ... Had 49 hits and drove in 19 while playing in 49 games ... Committed just three errors all season for a fielding percentage of .986 ... Had 13 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games ... Had three hits against both James Madison and Georgia State ... Had two home runs in the opening game against James Madison ... Set the school record for home runs in a season when she hit two at Seton Hall in the second game ... The second one in that game gave her 10 for the season, breaking the record ... Finished second in the conference with 11 home runs ... Finished in a tie for fifth in the conference with 90 total bases ... Was fourth in the BIG EAST in slugging percentage ... Hit .316 in BIG EAST games with 18 hits, three doubles and five home runs ... Drove in 10, scored six runs and had a slugging percentage of .632 ... Named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star team.

2002: An NFCA Northeast Region second-team selection as a designated player ... Led the team in home runs with nine ... Nine HRs are tied for the school record ... Set a new Tech freshman record for home runs, doubles and slugging percentage ... Had 34 RBI, a team-high 17 doubles and 20 walks ... Finished the season batting .295 ... Has 49 hits and 32 runs scored ... Had two hits and three RBI against Miami of Ohio ... Had four RBI in the first game against Charlotte ... Had a career-high six RBI against Liberty ... All six RBI came in one inning, where she had a grand slam and a two-run home run ... Had three hits and three RBI in two games at Radford on April 24 ... Had three hits and three RBI the next day at ETSU ... Had two RBI against St. John's ... Had a big home run in the second game against Boston College to help secure a 4-3 win ... Saved her best for last as she had a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Tech a 1-0 win over Seton Hall and clinch a berth in the BIG EAST Softball Championship ... Had a solo home run in the championship game of the conference tournament against Notre Dame.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at New York's Notre Dame High School for Coach Steve Weber ... Named to the first-team all-state squad three times ... Was a two-time New York state player of the year ... Named an NFCA first-team All-American ... Was a high school Navy Scholar-Athlete second-team All-American ... Played for Coach Chris Sinicki for two years ... Team won the New York state championship in 2001 ... Holds the New York state high school record for home runs in a career with 23.

Personal: Megan Elizabeth Evans ... Born October 20, 1982 in Sayre, PA ... Daughter of Wayne and Kathy Evans ... Is double majoring in exercise and health promotions along with health and physical education.