30 females and 28 males recognized by the conference for their dedication inside the classroom
UMES baseball places 10; Hawks bowling places seven
Veverka places 16th in field of nearly 130, Gurrola throw 20.2 innings on mound
Benitez posts six RBI for softball, Walsh named All-American
UMES posts another solid outing for the indoor season with a pair of third places.
2013 Outdoor Season: Finished first place in the MEAC Indoor Championships with a 16.90m 55' 5.5" shot put and fourth place with a weight throw of 15.98m 52' 5.25".
Pre-College: Placed 10th at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Brixen, Italy for the Shot Put.
Personal: Full name is Dillon Myron Simon...born on March 5, 1992...son of Dorian and Agatha Simon....has a brother Donton and a sister Dorita...major is business administration...best personal sports moment was his appearance in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland in 2014, where he finished 7th in the shot put...parents are his biggest influence because they encouraged his pursuit of athletics...wants to work in financefor a Fortune 500 company upon graduation...hobbies outside of sports are Fishing, Hikingand Video Games...favorite book is Gifted Hands by Ben Carson...personal goal for season is to make it to the NCAA National Championships...plans to graduate summa cum laude.