TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology junior track and field
standout Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox)
earned Capital One first-team Academic All-American
honors, in results released by the College Sports Information
Directors of America.
Evans was one of 15 women's track and field and cross
country student-athletes named to the Capital One NCAA
Division III Division Women's First-Team Academic All-American
squad. Just 15 student-athletes were named first-team
Academic All-Americans in a category featuring over
440 institutions at the NCAA Division III level.
Evans earned the 96th Academic All-American award in
Rose-Hulman athletics history and claimed the 13th honor in the
sport of track and field. She also became the fifth
Fightin' Engineer track and field athlete to earn multiple
Academic All-American honors.
Evans received first-team Academic All-American 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
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 previously captured second-team Capital One Academic
All-American honors in 2011.