Sharone Vernon-Evans

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sharone Vernon-Evans
Sharone Vernon-Evans.JPG
Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born (1998-08-28) August 28, 1998 (age 20)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Height2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
Weight96 kg (212 lb)
Spike382 cm (150 in)
Block350 cm (138 in)
Volleyball information
PositionOpposite
Current clubONICO Warszawa
Number3
Career
YearsTeams
2017–ONICO Warszawa
National team
2017– Canada
Last updated: 30 January 2018

Sharone Vernon-Evans (born 28 August 1998) is a Canadian male volleyball player. He is a member of the Canada men's national volleyball team and Polish club ONICO Warszawa.

Personal life[edit]

Vernon-Evans started playing volleyball at a young age in his hometown of Scarborough, Ontario and attended Agincourt Collegiate Institute. He initially wanted to play basketball but switched to volleyball after his school's basketball team folded.[1] He played club volleyball for the Pakmen Volleyball Club, winning multiple provincial championships and national medals.[2] At the Team Canada tryouts, Vernon-Evans set a national record, touching 12'6.5" in the spike touch test[3]

Career[edit]

Vernon-Evans began his post high-school volleyball career with the Team Canada FTC in Gatineau. In 2017, he signed with PlusLiga club ONICO Warszawa, joining up with national team head coach Stephane Antiga. [4]

National team[edit]

Vernon-Evans first joined the national team volleyball program in 2016 with the Canada men's junior national volleyball team. With the junior national team, he helped them to a bronze medal finish at the 2016 Men's Junior NORCECA Volleyball Championship and the 2017 Men's Junior Pan-American Volleyball Cup. In May 2017, he was announced to be a member of the Senior National Team's roster for the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League.[5] He helped the team to a team best finish of 3rd place in World League.[6] Few months later Vernon-Evans was named the Best Opposite Spiker at the 2017 Norceca Championship, helping the team win bronze along the way.[7]

Sporting achievements[edit]

National team[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doug Harrison (17 June 2017). "'Sky the limit' for young volleyballer Sharone Vernon-Evans". cbc.ca. CBC Sports. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Sharone Vernon-Evans". pakmen.com. Pakmen Volleyball. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  3. ^ "OVA Superstar Sharone Vernon-Evans Reaches Record Heights". ontariovolleyball.org. 3 May 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Sharone Vernon-Evans zagra w ONICO Warszawa". sport.pl. 31 May 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Canada readies for its World League Group 1 debut". volleyball.ca. 30 May 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Highlights: Canada take World League bronze". fivb.com. FIVB. 9 July 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Christenson awarded the Most Valuable Player". norceca.net. 1 October 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2018.