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Evan Lee
Evan Lee

#27 Evan Lee

LHP/Outfielder | Sophomore | 6-2 | 190 | Bryant, Ark. / Bryant HS

As a Freshman (2017)
Appeared in 18 games as an outfielder or designated hitter, while also making 15 appearances on the mound … Hit .333 with three doubles and eight RBIs … Also totaled a .451 on-base percentage as he reached base via seven walks and two hit by pitches … Played in six conference games with two starts (vs. Georgia – April 15; vs. Ole Miss – April 28), hitting .222 … Scored the game-winning run to help Arkansas beat Georgia, 5-4 in 10 innings … After reaching base earlier in the inning in a pinch hit appearance, he was able to score from second on a sacrifice bunt attempt and two Georgia errors … Totaled four multi-hit games, including one three-hit game against Grand Canyon (April 4) … Went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and one double in that game … Was one of three Razorback freshman (Dominic Fletcher, Jordan McFarland) to have at least one game with three hits or more … Also had two games with two RBIs or more (vs. Nebraska – March 4; vs. Kansas State – April 25) … Against Kansas State, he hit a go-ahead two-RBI single in the fifth inning as the pinch hitter and later scored … Was one of the Razorbacks’ most efficient pinch-hitters as he reached base six out of seven chances off the bench, including four walks, one hit by pitch, and a single … As a pitcher, he made his first collegiate appearance against Bryant (Feb. 26) and first start at Louisiana Tech (March 1) … Gave up just two earned runs and three hits over his final nine appearances with multi-strikeout performances in four of those appearances … Those three hits all came in one appearance at Auburn (April 23) … In one inning of work during the postseason, he struck out three batters, two against Missouri State (June 5) in the NCAA Regional final … Notched saves against Ole Miss (April 28) and Missouri State (June 4), one of six Arkansas pitchers to secure two or more saves … Got the final out against Missouri State (June 4) to force a final game in the NCAA Fayetteville Regional, striking out Justin Paulsen to end a marathon game around 3 a.m.

Bryant High School
Ranked as the No. 58 left-handed and a top 500 recruit in the nation according to Perfect Game … Ranked as the top left-handed pitcher and the No. 3 overall recruit in the state of Arkansas … Named the 2016 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Arkansas … Named the 2016 Prep Baseball Report Player of the Year for the state of Arkansas … Louisville Slugger first team All-American in 2016, as well as an ABCA/Rawlings first team All-American … 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-America honorable mention and Southeast second team All-Region … First team all-state selection and Class 7A state tournament MVP in 2016 … Posted a 9-0 record with a 0.54 earned run average and 80 strikeouts in 52 innings … Also hit .462 with five home runs and 31 runs batted in … Helped lead Bryant to a 31-2 record, the Arkansas 7A state championship and No. 3 national ranking in the USA Today Super 25 computer rankings … Struck out 39 batters in 32.2 innings pitched with a 1.29 ERA as a junior in 2015 … Also hit .298 with 16 runs scored, 14 RBIs and 12 stolen bases … Threw a complete-game, no-hitter against Russellville HS … Maintained a 4.0 GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society … Played summer ball for the Bryant Black Sox … High school teammates with sophomore pitcher Blaine Knight and fellow signee Zach Jackson … Played for head coach Kirk Bock at Bryant High School.

Personal
Son of Michael and Catrena Lee … Has one sister, Megan … Father played college baseball at Central Arkansas … Plans to major in sport management/business.