UNCW freshman Ron Evans named CAA Rookie of the Week

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WILMINGTON,NC (UNCW Sports)–Freshman Ron Evans bashed his way to Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors after leading UNCW to a 3-1 mark on opening weekend.

Evans hit .545 (6-11) and slugged 1.182 on the weekend, homered twice, scored twice and drove in six runs as UNCW swept Bryant and split two games with Dayton.

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In the opener, Evans connected on a two-run homer in his first collegiate at bat and later ended the game with a bases-load walk in the bottom of the ninth to complete a Seahawk rally against Dayton.

He also homered in a three-run first inning against Bryant in the weekend’s finale.

The Seahawks return to the field on Wednesday when they visit Coastal Carolina at 4 p.m.