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FEATURE: Evan Urbina

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Name: Evan Urbina

Nickname: Ness

Favorite Coach quote: "Don't quit."

How did you spend your offseason: Surfing a lot, working out, and preparing for college

If you were hosting a recruit on a visit to Provo, what would be the most impressive thing you'd have to show them: The ski resorts and mountain scenery. Me playing tennis would be a close second.

What is your most memorable athletic achievement: Getting to the finals of Muterspaw in Las Vegas

If you had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing you'd keep and why: Probably my jacket because I heard Provo gets a tad chilly in the winter

Sometime in your life you would like to: Write a book, and surf and snowboard in the same day

You favorite scripture: 1 Timothy 4:12 and Romans 1:16

Your advice to youngsters: Whatever you do, try your hardest

Who has been the greatest influence on your athletic career: Patrick Rafter because he is the ultimate example in hard work and sportsmanship

Who's the most famous person you're ever met: Marat Safin

What is your favorite holiday: Christmas because the whole winter season is just fun

What was your favorite toy as a child: Legos

Tell us something about yourself that few people know: My favorite sport is actually hockey

What is in your car CD player right now: Mmhmm by Relient K

Why did you choose to compete in your respective sport: I wanted to do something tougher than all the other sports, and I enjoy the one on one aspect of tennis. I like it a little bit too.

Why did you decide to come to BYU: Good standards, excellent athletics, and awesome academics

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