Baseball vs. Lehigh - April 27, 2010 - Hawks Field - Photos by Megan Raymond
2009 UMES Men's Baseball vs Rider University February 21, 2009
See Don Juan Moore's shots from the 2009 MEAC Tournament, Hawks and Spartans
See Megan Raymond's & Joey Gardner's action shots from the game 2 on March 25, 2009 when the Hawks took on The Mount.
See Joey Gardner's action shots from the double header on March 25, 2009 when the Hawks took on The Mount in game one.
2011: Started in 34 games with 37 appearances overall ... played in all infield positions during the season, primarily first base ... batted .250 on the season, hitting safely in eight of his final nine games ... had six doubles, a triple and 15 RBI ... had seven-game hit streak from April 30 to May 10 ... went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI in MEAC Tournament win over Florida A&M (5/19).
2010: Played 48 games, starting 44 ... Batted .261 with 41 hits in 157 at-bats ... Had 10 doubles, three home runs and 19 RBIs ... Drew 15 walks, scored 19 runs and had an on-base percentage of .382 ... Had 10 multi-hit games, including two three-hit efforts ... Hit safely in nine consecutive games from March 28 at Coppin State-April 10 at Norfolk State, third-best hit streak on the team ... Had four multi-RBI games ... Finished tied for first on the team in home runs and doubles, fourth in hits and RBIs, total bases and walks.
2009: Played 49 games, starting 46 ... Batted .284 in 169 at-bats with 48 hits ... Had nine doubles, one triple, two home runs and 25 RBIs ... Had 65 total bases and stole one base ... Slugged .385 and had a .320 on-base percentage ... Had hits in eight straight games from April 4 against Norfolk State-April 12 at North Carolina A&T ... Had 11 multiple-hit games, including one five-hit contest against Lehigh on Feb. 25 ... Had six multiple-RBI games with a season-high four against Coppin State on March 22 ... Also had a season-best four runs in the same game.
2008 (Seward County C.C.): Hit .231 in six games and 13 at-bats ... Had one run, one double and two RBIs.
High School/Club: Earned one letter in baseball at Regis Jesuit High School ... Played for Parker (Colo.) Toros club team of the Rocky Mountain Baseball League ... Team made RMBL Final Four in 2008 ... Hit .300 with two home runs and 17 RBIs.
Personal: Born Dec. 15, 1987 in Omaha, Neb. ... Son of Valerie Morgan-Alston and Clifton Alston ... Has one sister, Alexandra ... Major is English ... Member of UMES SAAC.
Out of the Park
Pregame routine/superstitions: Keep focused.
Best Sports Moment: Was 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs against my former coach and teammates in the RMBL Final Four game. Person who has most influenced me: My dad and coach at home.
Personal best non-athletic achievement: I was the Beau for the 2006 Jack and Jill Beautillion in Denver, Colo.
When I graduate, I plan to: Go to graduate school.
Best advice received/favorite saying: "This above all, to thine own self be true"- William Shakespeare/"If it ain't broke don't fix it."
Hobbies outside of sports: Fishing, travelling, spending time with my friends.
Favorite Book: Mind Gym by Gary Mack and David Casstevens.
Favorite Movie: "Superbad."
Athletic goals for the season: Maintain a batting average over .300.
Athletic goals before graduation: Make all-conference and lead the team in a few offensive categories.