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34 Evan Sperling
Evan  Sperling

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Poquoson, Va.

High School:
Grafton

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 215

Position:
RHP


03/10/2018

No. 19 Virginia Splits Saturday Doubleheader at Duke

Blue Devils capture series on extra-inning walk-off in game two

03/04/2018

Six-Run Seventh Propels No. 18 Virginia to Series Victory

Cavaliers win rubber game against Yale in comeback fashion

02/25/2018

Offense Backs Sperling in Game Three Victory

Virginia scores season-high, 13 runs in series finale

02/18/2018

Sperling's Gem Leads No. 18 Virginia Past Rice

Junior matches career-high with nine strikeouts

05/20/2017

No. 9 UVA Wins 10-9 at Georgia Tech to Take Series

Cavaliers win sixth straight ACC series

2017
• Pitched in 15 games, including 10 starts
• Made four starts in ACC play
• Recorded three straight quality starts to begin his college career
• Worked at least six innings and earned win in each of his first three starts
• Opposing batters hit just .204 against him, but issued 30 walks in 38 1/3 innings
• Struck out season-high nine batters over seven innings in win over La Salle (3/4)
• Fired six innings, allowing three runs and five hits, in win over Rutgers (2/25)
• Allowed just an unearned run, two hits and two walks in his first UVA start against The Citadel (2/18)

2016
• Did not compete (redshirt season)

GRAFTON HS
• 2014 and 2015 All-Conference 19 selection, both as pitcher and first baseman
• Was 2015 First-Team Class 5A All-State selection as first baseman as senior
• Also was a two-time all-region honoree
• Was 18-9 with two saves during high school career
• Went 3-3 with 53 strikeouts in 35 innings his senior year; also hit .420 with three homers, five doubles and 31 RBI
• Was 9-2 during junior season
• Coached by Matt Lewellen
• Named 2015 Peninsula Sports Club Most Outstanding High School Athlete
• Three-time Grafton High School Athlete of the Year
• Also played four years of basketball (forward) and two seasons of football (quarterback)
• Averaged 19.5 points and 15 rebounds per game his senior year after averaging 14.2 ppg and 12 rpg his junior season
• Was Conference 19 Player of the Year and First-Team Class 4A All-State his senior year
• Was First-Team All-Conference 19 and an all-region honoree his junior and senior seasons
• Played travel team baseball with EvoShield Canes

PERSONAL
• Parents are Ron and Gigi Sperling
• Born in Santa Maria, Calif.


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