PHILADELPHIA – Hickory graduate Connor Evans was named NCAA.com’s Division II Baseball Freshman of the Year (position player) for his performance with Chestnut Hill College this season.
Evans led all freshmen with a .440 batting average and struck out just 13 times in 150 at-bats while swiping 21 of his 25 attempted stolen bases. He had a 1.035 OPS with 10 doubles, four triples, one home run, and 31 RBIs. He also amassed a .455 on-base percentage.
After the season, Evans announced his intention to transfer, committing to Kennesaw State University in Georgia.