OUTLOOK ? A slap hitter ... Is expected to play left field this year ... Played a big role last year as designated player ... Has shown improvement throughout her career and is expected to play a major role as a senior ... Will be looked at for leadership.
2002 ? Third on the team in hitting (.302) ...A slap hitter, led the team in sac bunts (11) ... Second on team in runs scored (34) ... Tied for fourth on team in hits with 55 ... Longest hitting streak of the season was six games ... Played in 59 games this season, mostly at the designated player position ... Started in right field for seven games ... Recorded three hits in a game three times during the season (East Tennessee State, Florida and Alabama).
2001 ? Played in 48 of USC?s 61 games, starting 28 of those games ... Was third on the team in batting with a .269 average ... Went 2-2 in a win over South Florida in the USF Tournament ... Was second on the team in triples with two on the season ... Was a key contributor off the bench ... Had a four-game hitting streak at one point during the season.
2000 ? Played in 20 games for Carolina ... Scored seven runs for USC, coming off the bench as a pinch runner ... Scored game-winning run in Carolina's SEC Tournament semifinal game against Arkansas (5/14) ... Also scored a run in USC's 10-0 win over UMass at the NCAA Regional in Tucson, Ariz.
HIGH SCHOOL ? Lettered four years at Mauldin High School under Coach Carroll Long ... Was an all-region selection with a .507 batting average her senior year ... Also hit .444 her junior year and .410 during her sophomore season ... Was voted team MVP for offense twice during her high school career.
PERSONAL ? Full name is Kimberly Ann Evans ... Majoring in Retailing ... Cites her father as the biggest influence on her softball career because of his continued positive support ... Born on Aug. 21, 1981 in Sumter, S.C. ... Daughter of Brenda Barkley and Robert Evans.
Get To Know Kim
Would you rather...
Live in the sea or in the clouds: Live in the clouds because nothing could eat me
Travel the world for life or own your own island: Own an island
Be a movie star or a rock star: Rock star - I love music
Be a dog or a cat: Dog
Drive in a NASCAR race or fly an F-16 fighter jet: Fighter jet
Live 100 years in the past or 100 years in the future: Future - I love technology and civilization
Be a great singer or a great dancer: Singer
Read a newspaper or watch the news: Watch the news
Be an Olympian or play professionally: Play professionally, you get to play softball and get paid
Be on the show Survivor or on Friends: Friends, I would get voted off Survivor...I have to eat and take showers
Be Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera: Christina Aguilera because she can sing better
Eat soup or salad: Both
Be in a tornado or an earthquake: Hope I will never be in either
Be famous or wealthy: Wealthy
Drive across country in an RV or on a motorcycle: An RV - it might rain