Zane Evans
Undergraduate Assistant Coach

Zane Evans

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Undergraduate Assistant Coach

Zane Evans

Biography

A 2013 consensus all-American on the diamond, former Tech standout Zane Evans returned to The Flats in 2018 as an undergraduate coach after a five-year professional baseball career in the Kansas City Royals organization. He is currently working towards a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance.

Named an NCBWA all-America second team selection and a third-team all-American by Baseball America, ABCA/Rawlings and Collegiate Baseball in 2013, Evans was also a first-team all-ACC honoree and a national finalist for the 2013 Johnny Bench Award, giving the nation’s top catcher.

Also a Baseball America freshman all-American in 2011, Evans hit .310 with 215 hits, including 23 home runs, two triples and 43 doubles at the plate for his career at Tech from 2011-13. He also drove in 163 RBIs and scored 115 runs in 181 games at Tech, which also included 33 games on the mound where he went 2-3 overall with 10 saves and a 3.57 ERA.

A 2013 Golden Spikes Award and Dick Howser Trophy semifinalist, Evans led the team in hitting (.361) and RBIs (66) his junior season.

A two-time all-ACC academic team member and a member of the 2012 ACC Championship all-tournament team, Evans was drafted in the fourth round by the Kansas City Royals in 2013. He spent five seasons in the Royals farm system, reaching as high as Triple-A in 2016.