Iona Softball BIO
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.
- 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