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17 Alana Evans
AS A SOPHMORE (2017):
  • MAAC Pitcher of the Year.
  • All-MAAC First Team Selection.
  • Third-Team NFCA Great Lakes Region selection.
  • 3x MAAC Pitcher of the Week (Apr. 18, Apr. 25, May 2)
  • Finished the season with a conference-high 17 wins and five shutouts.
  • Maintained a 2.73 ERA while holding opponents to a .195 batting average.  She struck out 160 batters over 161.1 innings pitched.
  • Held a 1.04 ERA in conference games, finishing with a 10-1 record in 12 appearances.
  • Climbed into the program record books with her 183 strikeouts thus far in her career, ranking ninth all-time.  Her 0.98 strikeout ratio currently sits third all-time.
  • She appeared in 30 games, ninth-most in a single season in Iona history; her 161.1 innings pitched ranks tenth all-time for a single season.  With 17 wins and .701 winning percentage both sit top-five for a single season.  152 strikeouts and five shutouts also rank top-10 all-time for a single season.
  • Struck out a season-high 10 batters on two occasions vs. Hartford (Mar. 18) and at Monmouth (Apr. 15).
  • Threw her first collegiate no-hitter on Apr. 15 at Monmouth, going 7.0 innings striking out ten batters while walking five.
  • Went through a streak of four straight appearances of allowing zero earned runs in a combined 16.2 innings.
  • Batted .263 on the year, collecting five hits in 19 at-bats.
AS A FRESHMAN (2016):
  • Made 15 appearances in the circle, pitching a total of 25 innings.
  • Allowed 16 earned runs.
  • Went 3.2 innings against Detroit (March 11), allowing one earned run with five strike outs
  • Went 5.0 innings at Niagara (April 16), allowing one earned runs on two hits
  • Had one hit in four at-bats for the season.
BEFORE IONA:
  • Team MVP her junior year.
  • Earned All City and Channel League MVP. 
  • Santa Barbara Round Table Softball Athlete of the Year. 
  • Earned First Team Channel League honors and was named her team's Comeback Player of the Year as a sophomore.
GETTING TO KNOW ALANA:
  • Favorite athlete in the sport you play: Lauren Chamberlain
  • Favorite athlete in general: Mike Trout
  • Favorite food: Ceviche
  • Person I would most like to meet: Mike Trout
  • Hobbies include: going to the beach and walking my dogs
GAME-BY-GAME:

2016 | 2017

Position: Pitcher
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Goleta, CA
High School: Dos Pueblos
Major: Undeclared
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