27  Drew Evangelista
Drew Evangelista

Hometown:
Cedar Grove, N.J.

High School:
Cedar Grove

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 170

Position:
K

Birthdate:
05/05/1991

Major:
Health Science


2010: Punted 46 times for 1,560 yards ... had 13 punts inside the 20 ... had a long of 50 ... punted five times for 173 yards against Liberty (11/20) ... 50-yard punt vs. Gardner-Webb (11/13) ... had two punts downed inside the 20, which led to scores against Presbyterian (11/6) ... totaled eight punts for 285 yards (35.6 avg) at Coastal Carolina (10/23) ... put three punts inside the 20 vs. Chanticleers ... punted a long of 40 at Lafayette (10/16) ... punted three times against VMI (10/9) ... had one punt inside the 20 vs. Keydets ... had five punts vs. UMass (9/25) ... put one inside the 20 vs. Minutemen ... Punted eight times against Brown (9/18) ... put three punts inside the 20-yard line ... punted twice vs. American International (9/11) ... had a 34.0 average against Yellow Jackets ... punted seven times including a long of 45 at South Florida (9/4).

2009: Starting punter as a freshman ... also shared the team's kick-off duties ... fifth in the Big South with an average punt of 36.7 yards ... 55 punts led the conference ... four boots of over 50 yards ... put 16 of his kicks inside 20-yard line ... eight punts at Colgate (9/12), placing a pair inside the 20 ... averaged over 42 yards a punt in back-to-back games vs. Presbyterian (10/3) and at North Dakota (10/10) ... average of 44.7 yards vs. the Blue Hose was a season-high ... placed at least two punts inside the 20 over the last five games of the season ... career-long punt of 52 yards against Coastal Carolina (10/24) and at Gardner-Webb (10/31) ... team's primary kick-off kicker in five games, including the last four of the season ... averaged 54.2 yards per kick-off attempt.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Cedar Grove High School ... four-time letterwinner for the Panthers ... first team All-Essex County by the Star Ledger as a kicker ... first team all-state in Group 1 as a defender ... third team all-state in all groups ... three-time first team all-conference kicker ... NJFCA Super 100 ... helped his team to a state championship as a junior ... four-time letterwinner in baseball ... one letter in basketball ... National Honor Society ... Spanish National Honor Society ... high honor roll.

Personal: Born Drew Evangelista on May 5, 1991 in Montclair, New Jersey ... son of Andrew and Nan Evangelista ... father played baseball at Davis & Elkins in West Virginia ... majoring in health science with a minor in business management.

Evangelista's Punting Statistics
Year GP No. Yards Avg. Long TB FC I20 50+ Blkd
2010 11
46
1,560
33.9
50
2
7
13
1 1
2009 11 55 2,016 36.7 52 3 10 16 4 1
Totals 22
101
3,576
35.4
-
5
17
29
5 2

Evangelista's Kick-Off Statistics
Year No. Yards Avg. TB OB
2009 30 1,627 54.2 1 2