Chris Evans named Special Olympics Athlete of the Month

Christopher Evans

Christopher Evans

Christopher Evans was honored as the Special Olympics Athlete of the Month at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon.

Evans has been a part of Special Olympics for 20 years and plays several sports. His favorite is tennis. He recently won a gold medal at a tournament in Santa Maria.

“He’s a very accomplished tennis player,” said his coach, Sue McCue. “He excels as a singles player.”

Evans works at Cost Plus and with the local housing authority.

“Chris has a great sense of humor and is well liked by his coaches and his teammates,” said McCue.