Shawn Evans

Forward / New England Black Wolves

Bio

Bio

Shawn Evans is a professional lacrosse player from Ontario, Canada. Evans played at Bellarmine University before signing with the Rochester Knighthawks in 2006. Evans played 6 consecutive seasons with the Rochester Knighthawks and then 4 with the Calgary Roughnecks. In 2016, Shawn signed a contract with the New England Black Wolves.

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born

Born

April 28, 1986 (age 31)
height

Height

5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
weight

Weight

180 lb (82 kg; 12 stone 12 lb)
teams

Teams

New England Black Wolves
position

Position

Forward
misc

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Shawn Evans Talks About his Toughest Teammates

Professional lacrosse player Shawn Evans is glad he doesn’t have to play against some of his current teammates. Specifically, Derek Suddons because he is such a strong defender. In this video, Shaw

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Shawn Evans is Ready for the Upcoming Lacrosse Season

Shawn Evans is itching to get back on the lacrosse floor with his teammates. “I’m excited for this upcoming season,” he said. “Last year, we didn’t hit our goal to win the championship but I though

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Shawn Evans Explains the Competitive Nature of Lacrosse

Professional lacrosse player Shawn Evans is a competitor on the lacrosse field, but he is not alone. In this video, Evans talks about how everyone on the field is out to there to win and the atmosp

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Shawn Evans' Summer Season

Shawn Evans' 2017 season with the New England Black Wolves will start in early January. This past summer he played lacrosse, with his team finishing in first place during the regular season but fel

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Shawn Evans' Favorite Arenas to Play in

"There's a few good ones," Evans said. "Playing in Calgary is a great spot to play in, but I've got to say Colorado. Colorado is a sports market. When you go to a game, you're going to a first clas

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Shawn Evans' Nicknames

Lacrosse player Shawn Evans has multiple nicknames that his team has given him. His teammates call him “Evy,” but Shawn has one nickname that usually goes unheard by the public.

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Shawn Evans First Season in the National Lacrosse League

Last year, Shawn Evans was acquired by the New England Black Wolves. In his first campaign with them, Evans led the team with 50 goals and 68 assists for 118 points during the 2016 season. 

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What Influenced Shawn Evans to Start Playing Lacrosse?

For professional lacrosse player Shawn Evans, lacrosse runs in his blood. His siblings and father played the sport, so Evans says, “I was just born into it.” In this Like A Pro exclusive

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Shawn Evans Explains his Organization Nationwide Lacrosse

Professional lacrosse players Brad Self and Shawn Evans started a program called Nationwide Lacrosse, which aims to help kids gain an interest in the sport at a very young age. Evans says, “It’s gr

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Shawn Evans' Least Favorite Team to Play

Every professional athlete has a least-favorite opponent or team that they have to face. ""Buffalo was our tough enemy last year," Evans said. "I took a hard hit there in one of the regular

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Shawn Evans on Winning the NLL MVP

Shawn Evans has won the National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) MVP award twice, in 2013 and in 2015. “A lot of [the] accolades I have comes from [having] great teammates and great guys on t

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Shawn Evans' Nutrition Plan and Favorite Thing to Eat.

Being a professional athlete is hard work, both in and out of the gym. For pro lacrosse player Shawn Evans, nutrition is how he continues his workout regimen outside of the gym. In this video, Evan

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Shawn Evans on Traveling as a Professional Athlete

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) has nine teams, four in Canada and five in the U.S. Teams travel to play games much in the same way of other major sports teams. Shawn Evans says support from his

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Shawn Evans' Summer Lacrosse Camps

Even Shawn Evan’s summers are filled with lacrosse. This past summer, Evans successfully ran several lax camps in Peterborough. He reflected on this experience by saying, “"I also ran a hockey and

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What does Shawn Evans do to Relax?

Shawn Evans has a hobby that he uses to help him relax. “In the summertime, I love to get out and get a couple rounds of golf in,” he said. “I look forward to playing a little bit of

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Shawn Evans' Favorite Places to Travel

Despite Canada’s cold reputation, lacrosse player Shawn Evans says he is happier in warm weather. "I just got back from the Dominican Republic," Evans said. "I could always go back there and live o

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Shawn Evans' Locker Room Shenanigans

Professional lacrosse player Shawn Evans thinks locker room bonding is an important part of his team’s chemistry. In this video, Shawn discusses how having fun and team bonding are an essential asp

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Shawn Evans' Kids

For lacrosse player Shawn Evans, balancing life between being a father and an athlete is a challenge he is more than willing to accept. Evans has three young girls and always looks forward to spend

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Shawn Evans scores playoff overtime winner for New England Black Wolves

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Shawn Evans' Biggest Professional Challenge

For professional lacrosse player Shawn Evans, the biggest challenges can be off the field. Evans says that interacting with fans requires him to project his best image possible.

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What Does It Mean to Shawn Evans to be a Pro?

When professional lacrosse player Shawn Evans decided to pursue lacrosse at 18 years old, he knew that he wanted to be a professional athlete. His 10-year successful career has proven that despite

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Shawn Evans' Training Plan

Professional lacrosse player Shawn Evans talks about how training in-season can be difficult, especially after long practices. Thus, Evans usually resides to running, keeping his figure and lungs i

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Shawn Evans Teaches Life & Lacrosse Skills

Outside of playing lacrosse, NLL player Shawn Evans has started his own business to help future lacrosse players improve their game. He has traveled to over 80 elementary schools, each t

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NLL MVP Shawn Evans Will Send You A Personalized Tweet

For a limited time, Shawn Evans is offering to do a custom Birthday/Congrats/etc tweet to the Twitter handle of your choice. Surprise your spouse or kids on their birthday, or congratulate them on

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