The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 20, 2013

Dans Profile: Evan Dunn


DANVILLE — Position: right-handed pitcher

College: Pepperdine

Year: sophomore-to-be

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 180 pounds

Hometown: Las Vegas

Family: father, Tom Dunn; mother, Franceen Dunn; brother, Austen Dunn; brother, Jackson Dunn; and brother, Taylor Dunn.

Host family: Butch and Julie Buesing

Major: sports medicine

GPA: 3.3

2013 statistics:  was 0-0 with a 4.91 ERA, recording six strikeouts in 3Ð innings

Best baseball moment: pitching and getting the victory in the state championship game in Nevada.

Best non-baseball moments: signing to play baseball at Pepperdine.

Other interests: college basketball, golf, fishing and spending time with friends and family.

Favorite pro team: San Diego Padres

Favorite athlete: Mariano Rivera

Favorite color: green

Favorite food: steak

Favorite actor: Jason Statham

Favorite actress: Jennifer Aniston

Favorite movie: Step Brothers

Favorite TV show:  SportsCenter

Favorite cartoon: SpongeBob Square Pants

Favorite book: Life of Pi

Favorite musicial group: Led Zeppelin

Mode of transportation: Audi A4

First job: never had a job

Vacation spot: Fuji

Motto: “Did we just become best friends? Yep.”

Terre Haute vs. Danville

When — 6:30 p.m.

Where — Danville Stadium

Ticket prices — $6 for adults and $3 for school-age children.

Promotion — Danville Dans Kids’ Club night, sponsored by Pediatric Providers of Danville. Members of the kids’ club get free admission, they get to participate in the pre-game “High Five” tunnel and one member will be a guest public address announcer.

Special event — Participants of the WDAN Sports Media Camp will being doing the broadcast on as well as assisting in the public address responsibilities.

Probable starting pitchers — Terre Haute: LHP Kyle Zimmerman (3-0, 1.01 ERA); Danville: RHP Matt Brandys (1-1, 3.68 ERA).

— Chad Dare/Commercial-News