Evan Walker
Evan Walker
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Loyola HS
Position: Sprints

Walker looks to improve upon a junior season in which he became the second all-time 100m runner in UCSB history and guided the Gauchos to their first trip up the podium at the Big West Championships in the 4 x 100m relay. 

Captured three wins in the 100m during the 2013 campaign. Exploded out of the blocks to record a 10.58 performance at the All-Cal Challenge, just .02 off the UCSB school record and good for second all-time. Led the Gauchos to a third place Big West finish in the 4 x 100m relay in 41.03, just .09 off the school record. Ran 10.66 to qualify for the Big West 100m final. Took third at the Cal-Nevada Championships in the 100m with a 10.72 performance. 

Competed in the 100m, 200m and 400m throughout the 2012 season…Posted a personal best of 10.70 in the 100m dash at the Cal Poly Dual… Was a member of the 4x100m relay at Big West Championships.

Walker set a personal best in the 100m at the Big West Conference Championship where he ran 10.87...Assisted the men's 4x400m relay to a fourth place finish at the Conference Championship where the team finished in 41.35.

Walker lettered all four years in Track...Helped lead his high school track team to win CIF three years in a row...In his sophomore year, Walker was the 100m Mission League Champion with a time of 11.35...Broke the 4x200m relay record at the Arcadia Invitational and made it to CIF finals in the 100m...Captained the sprint team his senior year...Graduated with a 3.5 GPA.

Majoring in Economics...Parents are Laura and Darrell Walker who both ran track in high school...Has three siblings Nathan, Peyton, and Morgan...Enjoys playing video games and draw in his free time...Favorite movies are "300", "Superbad", and "Forgetting Sarah Marshall"...Enjoys listening to Hip Hop and R&B...Favorite books is "The Outsiders".

Collegiate Career Bests
100m- 10.58 (2013 All-Cal)
200m - 22.30 (Ben Brown Invite, 3/5/2011)
4 x 100m- 41.03 (2013 Big West Championships) 

Big West Championships
2013- 100m, 9th
2013- 4 x 100m, 3rd, 41.03

2012- 100m, 13th, 10.91
2012- 4 x 100m, 6th, 41.52

2011- 100m, 12th, 10.87
2011- 4 x 100m, 4th, 41.35