Nittany Lions seek third Big Ten crown in program history
at NCAA Championships
2012 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in all nine of the team's meets and at the NCAA Championships...Made touches on the pommel horse and high bar...Competed on the pommel horse in every meet...Earned All-America honors on the pommel horse...Earned College Gymnastics Association All-America Scholar-Athlete honors...Named Academic All-Big Ten...Qualified for the NCAA Championships (4/21) individual finals on the pommel horse...Set a career-best score of 15.050 to tie for ninth during the NCAA Championships (4/20) team and all-around finals...Placed fourth national at the NCAA Championships (4/21) individual finals...Posted a career-best score of 14.100 on the high bar vs. Army (1/14).
2011 (Freshman Year)
CGA Second Team All-American Scholar Athlete...Competed in nine regular season meets and at the Big Ten and National Collegiate Championships, exclusively on the pommel horse...Tied for second place with a season-high score of 14.700 in a home win over Ohio State...Earned third place finishes against Michigan (tie, 14.100) and Springfield College (14.300).
Trained at Xtreme Altitude Gymnastics in Lafayette, Colo....Coached by Rob Barké and Mark Bogoger...2010 Region IX Ring Champion...Qualified for Junior Olympic Nationals five times, including three times as Region IX team member...Qualified for semifinals on pommel horse two years in 2009 and 2010.
Full name is Adrian D'Arcy Evans...Born in Boulder, Colo. on Oct. 29, 1991...Son of Leon Evans and Genet D'Arcy...Has one sister, Darcy...Majoring in advertising.