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Louis Evans

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Position
6'1''
Height
183 lbs.
Weight
Graduate Student
Class
Canterbury, New Zealand
Hometown
Christchurch
High School
Davidson
Previous School

PRIOR TO VIRGINIA

• Played four seasons at Davidson College (2016-19), suffered a season-ending injury two games into his junior season (2018).

• Appeared in 28 career games for the Wildcats, while making 26 starts

• As a junior in 2017, started a career-best 12 of 13 games, helped the Wildcats to five shutouts and scored his lone collegiate goal, a game-winner against Winthrop on Sept. 9, 2017.

• Saw action in all 90 minutes in a 2-1, last-second Davidson loss against Virginia at Klöckner Stadium on Sept. 25, 2017.

• His final season (2019) with the Wildcats, he started 10 of 11 matches and helped the Davidson defense to a pair of clean sheets.

PREP

• Attended Christchurch Boys’ High School (2011-15) and Scot’s College (2015-16) in New Zealand. Scot’s College is also produced UVA All-American Joe Bell.

• Earned Excellence Endorsement & Gold Distinction (Top of Class) in 2014 at Christchurch. Also attained Excellence Endorsement at Scot’s College

• Trained with 2017 summer training with Cashmere Technical FC in Christ Church, New Zealand and Aberdeen in Scotland during July of 2018.

PERSONAL

• Born in London, England

• Son of Ceri and Therese Evans

• Has two siblings, an older brother Oscar and sister Izzie

• His brother Oscar was a defender at Quinnipiac University from 2015-18

• Father Ceri was a Rhodes Scholar and also played Centre Back for Oxford United and the New Zealand national team

• His Grandfather Gwyn Evans played professional soccer for Crystal Palace (UK)