3 Sam Evans
3 Sam Evans
Birth Date: 03/21/1989
Height: 6-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Santa Maria, Calif.
High School: Righetti HS
Position: 2MD

2009: Played in 21 games for the Gauchos...Scored three goals during the season, including one in a narrow loss to UC Irvine (Nov. 14)...Posted two steals, two earned penalties or ejections and two field blocks...Also scored goals against Cal Lutheran (Sept. 6) and Air Force (Sept. 19). 2008: Played in one contest during his freshman campaign...Tallied one steal. 2007: Redshirted.

A four-year letterwinner at Righetti High School...Helped the Warriors to four consecutive league championships...Led Righetti to the CIF semi-finals in 2004 and 2005 before taking second in Division IV during the 2006 season...Was an All-PAC 7 selection for three consecutive years, 2004-06, and capped his four-year career with PAC-7 MVP honors in 2006...Earned All-CIF honors during both his junior and senior seasons...Played under head coach Kyle Shaffer.

Played club with Pepperdine Waves Water Polo Club with which he won the National Age Group Championship in 2005...The Waves also took second at the National Junior Olympics in the 16&under bracket that same summer, which he names as his most memorable athletic achievement.

Samuel Clayton Evans was born on March 21, 1989 in Santa Maria, Calif....Son of Mark and Colette Evans...Has an older brother, Trent and a younger sister, Maggie...Has yet to declare a major at UCSB but aspires to one day pursue a career in computer science...Enjoys surfing and playing disc golf when not in the pool...Names "Endless Summer" as his favorite movie while "The Catcher in the Rye" is his favorite book...Sublime is his favorite band...Names his grandfather as his personal hero.