2013 NCAA Bronze Medalist and First Team All-American (Discus) 2013 Second Team All-SEC (Discus) 2012 First Team All-American (Discus) 2012 SEC Champion (Discus) 2012 First Team All-SEC (Discus)
2013 (Junior) Outdoor - NCAA Bronze Medalist in the discus ... Threw a personal best62.78 meters / 206 feet at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. ... His PR throw on the biggest stage went nearly 10 feet further than any competitive throw of the UK junior's career... First-Team All-American for the second-consecutive season ... USA Championships competitor ... PR mark ranks No. 4 on the UK all-time performers' list ... Won the discus at the Heart of the Bluegrass Classic, the Kentuckiana Border Battle and the USF Bulls Invitational ... Won the hammer throw with a PR 57.70 meters / 189' 4" at the Heart of the Bluegrass Classic. Indoor - Narrowly missed a scoring position with a nearly two-foot PR weight throw 18.87M / 61'11" to place ninth at the SEC Championships.
2012 (Sophomore) Outdoor -Was named an All-American after finishing seventh in discus (58.91 meters / 193'03") at NCAA Championships ... SEC Discus Champion ... Hammer throw at SECs also registered as sixth-best in school record book ... Discus mark of 57.56 meters 188'10" at Texas Relays made him the No. 7 Wildcat in the event all-time. Indoor -Posted the team's best weight throw of the season with a mark of 17.70 meters / 58'01.00" during the SEC Championships at home in Nutter Field House ... SEC Championships weight throw was seventh-longest in school history ... Shot put mark of 13.45 meters / 44'01.50" at Kentucky invitational was third-best on team in 2012.
University of Michigan, Kalamazoo Community College: Was an All-American in the discus at theNikeOutdoor Nationals, finishing in sixth ... Won the discus at the Midwest Meet of Champions ... Finished fourth in the shot put at the Midwest Meet of Champions ... Won the USA Junior National Outdoor Championships in the discus ... Finished 10th at the 2010 Freshman College World Junior Championships in the discus.
High School Holds the fifth furthest discus throw in Michigan history (192 feet, seven inches) ... All-State selection as a junior and senior in the discus, finishing second in the state as a sophomore ... Finished second in the state in the shot put as a junior and senior, and eighth as a sophomore ... High school finished second in regionals and at state as a senior ... Competed in the 2010 World Junior Track & Field Championships in the discus (Moncton, Canada) ... Played hockey as a freshman and football as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Was an All-Conference selection as a tight end his senior year ... Hockey team won the conference championship as a freshman.
Personal Son of Lawrence and Laura Evans ... Has one younger sister, Rachel ... Comes from a very athletic family as his mom played volleyball at Kalamazoo Community College and his aunt played volleyball at Eastern Michigan University.