NEWBERRY – Newberry College basketball player Gerald Evans has been named the Chick-fil-A Student-Athlete of the Month presented by Sodexo for December 2016, as announced by the athletic department on Monday.
Evans is a senior from Inglewood, Calif. who is set to graduate with a degree in Communications. He participates in community service initiatives with other members of the basketball team, which includes assisting with basketball camps and clinics as a mentor.
Evans led Newberry to an upset of No. 23 Lincoln Memorial with 29 points, including shooting 10-for-11 from the free-throw line. Evans also tallied 13 points against Anderson.
The award is bestowed every month on one Newberry College student-athlete for his or her on-field performance, academic achievement and community involvement. The award recipient will be honored on the Chick-fil-A Newberry College Student-Athlete of the Month presented by Sodexo wall in Eleazer Arena.