Will Evans - 2012
McDonough, Ga./Eagles Landing Christian
Sophomore (2011-12): Named Academic All-SoCon • Played nine rounds in three tournaments and averaged 74.22 strokes a round • Lowest round of the season was a 70 in the Gary Koch Invitational • Shot an even-par 216 to tie for 27th at the Schenkel Invitational • In the summer, tied for third at the Oglethorpe Invitational with a score of 6-under par (66-71-70-207) • Tied for 13th at the Georgia State Amateur; shot five-over par (71-74-72-76-293) • Qualified for Jones Cup Invitational.
Freshman (2010-11): Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll • Played in five events and in 15 rounds • Notched a 75.60 stroke average • Shot four rounds of par or better • Shot 215 (67-71-77) to tie for 14th place at 1-under par at the Mizuno Savannah Intercollegiate.
Prep: Ranked one of the top-100 2010 recruits in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings • Finished fourth at the 2009 Georgia Junior Championships and tied for 10th at the 2009 Southern Junior Championship • One of eight junior golfers to represent Georgia in the 2009 Georgia/South Carolina Junior Challenge matches • Was a winner on the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour with a victory at the Belle Meade with rounds of 71-69 • Lettered four years and was team captain for two years at Eagles Landing Christian Academy • Named all-region all four years • Held a 4.0 grade point average and was named to the President's List • Was a member of the Beta Club and held the highest GPA on the golf team • Received the Strawn and Co. Scholarship • Played for coach Joel Williams.
Personal: Full name is William Bridges Evans • Born July 6, 1992, in Atlanta • Son of David and Susan Evans • Has a brother named Ben • Has served on Student-Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB) since 2010 • Enjoys ultimate Frisbee • Would love to attend The Ryder Cup • Most treasured possession is an autographed Scotty Cameron putter cover • Favorite tradition at Georgia Southern is "Beautiful Eagle Creek."
Major: International trade.