Posted On: 12/4/18 5:09 PM

They say that the early bird gets the worm, well, for Colorado State, being the first program to show interest in Waverly 5'9 junior setter Annika Evans paid off for the Rams.

Evans committed to the Rams late last month, and the All-Stater from Waverly said her interest in Colorado State started when she got her first piece of recruiting mail from the Rams. While other program later started recruiting her, nobody was ever able to top the impression Colorado State left on her.

“I went to their camp this last summer and fell in love with campus, the culture, everything about the program,” Evans, who has a cousin that played softball at Colorado State, said. “I didn’t know for sure that’s where I wanted to go until this summer when I saw the campus when I was there this past summer. That was the first time I was on campus. It was always one of my top choices even before I had gone out there.

"Then I had some other schools talk to me and I would have phone conversations with them and nothing really topped the relations I built with the coaches there. Everything seemed to fit better at

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