Liz Evans Earns Academic All-District Honors

evans-awardTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox) earned first-team NCAA Division III Capital One academic all-district seven team honors, in results released today by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Evans received first-team academic all-district honors after a season that featured her fourth consecutive women's high jump national championship.  She became just the second athlete in NCAA Division III history to earn four consecutive women's high jump national championships between indoor and outdoor meets. 

In her career, Evans has earned six All-American awards with four first-place efforts (2011 Indoors and Outdoors; 2012 Indoors and Outdoors) and two national runner-up performances (2010 Indoors and Outdoors).  She is also a three-time Great Lakes Region Athlete of the Year and has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Year four times.

In the classroom, the mathematics and electrical engineering double major carries a 3.50 grade point average.  She captured second-team Capital One Academic All-American honors in 2011.  Evans will appear on this year's national ballot, with the Capital One Academic All-America Team scheduled for release on June 19.