Volunteer Student Coach
Bicknell, Ind. (North Knox)
Liz Evans begins her first season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Rose-Hulman track and field squads.
Evans will serve as a horizontal and vertical jumps coach after recording one of the most memorable careers in the history of Fightin’ Engineer track and field.
Evans became the first five-time national champion and eight-time All-American in Rose-Hulman history. She earned the 11th individual national championship and 84th All-American award in the Fightin' Engineer athletic department history. Her honors marked the 49th All-American award and 10th national championship for the Rose-Hulman track and field program.
Her eight All-American awards include five first-place efforts (2013 Outdoors; 2012 Indoors and Outdoors; 2011 Indoors and Outdoors), two national runner-up performances (2010 Indoors and Outdoors) and one third-place effort (2013 Indoors). She also finished seventh at the USA National Championships with an NCAA Division III national record setting mark of 6' 0 1/2" in June.
Evans earned dual degrees in mathematics and electrical engineering at Rose-Hulman's Commencement ceremony in May 2013. She also earned first-team Capital One Academic All-American honors in 2012 and 2013 and was a second-team Academic All-American in 2011.
She is currently enrolled in the master’s degree program at Rose-Hulman after earning the college’s first NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in a generation.