29 Evan Merrill
29 - Evan Merrill
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Year: FY
Hometown: West River, Md.
High School: Westminster
Position: D
Major: Business
  • "I made VWC my top choice because I really liked the school size and the people I met when I visited, and it's close to the beach"
  • Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Bridgewater College, Lebanon Valley College, the University of Albany, Siena College, and the University of Tampa

VWC Career Statistics


Season Highlights


  • TBA

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Presidential Scholarship recipient

Prep Accolades

  • Competed in lacrosse and soccer at Westminster
  • Helped guide Westminster to a 19-0 record and
    MPSSAA Class 3A/4A
    MPSSAA Class 3A/4A
    Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association's 4A/3A state championship as a senior
  • On the state runner-up team as a junior


  • Son of Nancy and Brent Merrill
  • Has one brother, Greg
  • Enjoys the music of Holygrail and spending vacation time in Florida
  • A fan of hockey's Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals
  • Favorites include the movie "Warrior" and the TV series "How I Met Your Mother"
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "hard-working individual with a passion for success"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "the competition"
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "conditioning"
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to win a conference championship and make the NCAA tournament"
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Michael Jordan, because he is a great inspiration in the way he overcame adversities to become the greatest basketball player ever"
  • People might be surprised to know: "I love playing "Call of Duty"
  • It's the year 2030 and: "I am working at a successful company doing something I enjoy"
  • The most important advice I've received is: "it's alright to fail, as long as you learn from it and improve"