CHRIS EVERS NAMED BIG SKY TENNIS COACH OF THE YEAR FOR THE FOURTH-STRAIGHT SEASON
OGDEN, Utah -- Sacramento State men's tennis coach Chris Evers was selected as the 2001 Big Sky Conference men's tennis coach of the year for the fourth-consecutive season, the league office announced today.
Evers, in his seventh year as head coach at Sacramento State, earned
the honor after leading the Hornets to their third Big Sky title in
the last four years. Sacramento State finished the season with a
program-best 20-2 record and will be making its second appearance at
the NCAA Championships May 12-13. The team also claimed six
conference player of the week awards and junior Sherif Zaher was
named the Big Sky Most Valuable Player.
Since 1998, Evers has guided the team to three Big Sky titles, two
NCAA Tournament appearances, a 27-1 record against Big Sky teams and
a 73-21 overall record.
A former member of the Hornet tennis team (1993-94), Evers took over
the coaching reigns prior to the 1994-95 season and has posted a
97-52 record over that span.
Sacramento State will find out where and whom it will play at this
year's NCAA Tournament on Thursday, May 3, when the brackets will be