30 females and 28 males recognized by the conference for their dedication inside the classroom
UMES baseball places 10; Hawks bowling places seven
The Hawks Women's Team Finished 3rd, While the Men Finished 6th at Morgan State
UMES Women Finish Third, Men Take Fifth in Virginia Invitational
2013 Outdoor Season: A competitive jumper ... season bests: Triple Jump (11.14m, 10th place - George Mason Spring Invitational).
2013 Cross Country Season: Raced in all six events this past fall...best finish was 28th at the Hornet Invitational with a time of 25:25.91...best time was in a 5K with a 24:33.99 time at the Delaware State Invitational.
High School: Lettered in Cheerleading and Track & Field at Bladensburg High School ... Regionals she placed third place for her high school.
Personal: Born Nov. 30, 1993 in Manhattan, NY ... daughter of Daniel and Cecile Yao ... she has two siblings Meleine and Privat Yao ... major is criminal justice ... pregame routine includes listening to music before a meet ... member of the Dean's List, Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society and the Richard A. Henson Honors Program ... best sports moment was qualifying for states in the triple jump in 2011 in outdoor ... lists her mother as the most influential person because she has been with her through it all and has been a role model as a hard working person... plans to move to Paris and model after she graduate college ... favorite book is Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry ... Favorite movies are "Rush Hour 1,2, and 3, the Fast and Furious series and You got Served" ... personal athletic goal this season is to jump 38's and up.