May 29, 2007
Evans Named to NCCSIA All-State Baseball Team
GREENSBORO, NC -- Catawba senior, Zach Evans, was among 13 student-athletes, representing eight different schools, selected to comprise the 2007 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State Baseball Team. All players involved with ties in the voting process are also included on the all-state squad.
Evans, senior infielder, from Greensboro, NC, was named First Team All-South Atlantic Conference (SAC) after batting .403, which led his team and ranked third in conference. He also ranked second in homers (15) and ninth with 51 runs batted in. Evans led Catawba to a 32-10 record this season.
The fourth-annual team consists of non-NCAA Division I student-athletes from North Carolina colleges and universities. North Carolina sports information professionals submitted the nominees and NCCSIA members voted for the all-state teams, which consist of two starting pitchers, one relief pitcher, one catcher, four infielders, three outfielders and one designated player.
2007 NCCSIA All-State Baseball Team (College Division)
SP - Tom Layne (Mount Olive, Sr, St. Charles, MO)
SP - Ben Pearson (NC Wesleyan, Sr, Culpeper, VA)
RP - Patrick Ball (Mount Olive, So, New Bern, NC)
C - Averill Bryant (Shaw, Jr, Laurinburg, NC)
C - Dustin Richardson* (Mount Olive, Sr, Henderson, NC)
INF - Alex Castellanos (Belmont Abbey, Fr, Miami, FL)
INF - David Cooper (Mount Olive, Jr, Edmonton,ALB,CANADA)
INF - Zach Evans (CATAWBA, Sr, Greensboro, NC)
INF - Erik Lovett (Mount Olive, Jr, Goldsboro, NC)
OF - Michael Grant (Shaw, Jr, Woodland, NC)
OF - Michael Kellett (Chowan, Sr, Huntersville, NC)
OF - Matt Smith (NC Wesleyan, Jr, Stedman, NC)
DH - Seth Waller (Belmont Abbey, Jr, Salisbury, NC)
* - 2006 NCCSIA All-State pick
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