UMES baseball places 10; Hawks bowling places seven
Stephen Bull, Brandon Schott and Tyler Witte land on team for second straight year
14 UMES players will play in collegiate wooden-bat leagues this summer
Hawks take game one 3-2, fall in the second contest 5-4
Freshman starter earns first win of the year, Jeffrey Fleetwood goes 3-for-5
2013: Team's reserve catcher, starting in 19 games for the Hawks ... hit .217 with five RBI and eight runs ... earned four multi-hit contests ... had at least a hit and an RBI in three consecutive games from Feb. 27 through Mar. 3, capped by a 2-for-2 day with two walks and an RBI vs. St. Peter's (3/3) ... scored twice in 2-for-3 game at Norfolk State (4/13) ... went 2-for-3 with a walk in win over George Washington (4/23) ... named to the MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team.
2012: Served as a reserve catcher, playing in eight games with six starts ... had two hits in 16 at bats ... earned first career hit with RBI double at Towson (5/8), going 2-for-3 ... had RBI walk in final plate appearance of the year in win over Delaware State (5/12) ... member of the honors program.
High School/Club: Lettered in baseball all four years at Nandua High School ... earned first-team all-district, all-region and all-state honorable mention ... school went combined 40-4 in final two seasons, winning district tournament championships ... hit .481, slugged .740 with 14 doubles, two home runs and got 33 RBI as a senior, plus went 4-0 with a 1.71 ERA in 16.1 innings with 33 strikeouts ... earned academic honors all four years of high school ... played with tri-county in the ESBL in Salisbury, Md. ... committed just one error in 81 innings at shortstop and third base and hit .293 ... team went 15-8, finishing as runner-up in regular season and postseason tournament, qualifying for regionals.
Personal: Born March 14, 1993 in Nassawadox, Va. ... son of William III and Johanna Hamilton ... has a brother, Toby Hamilton ... major is exercise science ... pregame routine includes reminding himself to relax and stay within himself ... personal best sports moment is going 2-3 against Towson, earning an RBI double for his first career college hit ... lists his listtle brother as person who influences him most for being the strongest person he knows ... personal best non-athletic accomplishment is going to college on an academic scholarship ... plans to become a chiropractor and open up his own business upon graduation ... favorite saying is "Talent is God-given, be humble, fame is Man-given, be grateful, conceit is self-given, be careful." ... hobbies include listening to music and hanging with friends ... favorite movies are "Moneyball" and "21 Jump Street" ... personal athletic goal this season is to earn All-MEAC honors and help the team win the conference ... personal athletic goal before graduation is to win the College World Series and enter the MLB Draft.