Gonzaga Baseball Associate Head Coach Danny Evans passes away after battle with cancer

“He has set for us all a great example of what it means to be a true Zag,” said Gonzaga Director of Athletics Chris Standiford.

SPOKANE, Wash. — Danny Evans, Gonzaga Baseball’s Associate Head Coach since 2009, died Saturday after a year-long battle with stage four Melanoma cancer. Evans was 41 years old. 

“Danny had a tremendous impact on Gonzaga that reached far beyond the baseball field,” Gonzaga Baseball Head Coach Mark Machtolf said. “He had a positive influence on hundreds of student-athletes. Danny was an outstanding baseball coach and colleague, but more importantly he was a great husband, father, and friend. He will be deeply

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