HAWK-TALK: A WEEKLY RECAP OF HAWK ATHLETICS
Jan. 24, 2011
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- The spring session of classes has begun at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, however the winter season continues in earnest in Princess Anne. Basketball continues play at home will indoor track and bowling keeps up the fight on the road.
Hillary Haley (Oxon Hill, Md.) got his second double-double of the season with 23 points and 10 rebounds. Two other Hawks nearly got a double-double: Tyler Hines (Sicklerville, N.J.) with 10 points and nine rebounds and Kevin White (Brooklyn, N.Y.) with eight points and nine assists.
Casey Morton (Mardela Springs, Md.) had a season-high 26 points against Coppin State plus 15 against Savannah State. Chena Parker (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) got five points and six rebounds in each of the two contests. Courtney Braxton (Virginia Beach, Va.) got a career high seven points and two rebounds in the win against Coppin State.
In addition, Cynthia Anais (Martinique, France) was named Female Track MVP of the event after setting the meet record in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:07.95, beating the old mark by over a second. The time is also the fastest in UMES history.
The Hawks also earned first-place marks in the women's 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:49.20, the women's shot put with Vanessa Henry (Capital Heights, Md.) getting a distance of 14.63 meters and the men's 400-meter dash with Andre Walsh's (St. Catherine, Jamaica) time of 48.78 seconds.
Paula Vilas (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) finished fifth overall in the individual standings with an average score of 212. Kara Richard of Central Missouri got first place with an average score of 233.
UPCOMING WEEK (JAN. 24-30)
The Hawks bowling team will continue their travels as they head to Redding, Pennsylvania this weekend to compete in the Golden Bear Invitational, hosted by Kutztown University, with the largest field in any NCAA bowling tournament. The 28-team field will include Fairleigh Dickenson, Vanderbilt, New Jersey City and Kutztown. The tournament will be broadcast on bowl.com.
The indoor track team will head north to State College, Pennsylvania to compete in the two-day Penn State National on Friday, January 28th and Saturday, January 29th.