30 females and 28 males recognized by the conference for their dedication inside the classroom
UMES takes a doubleheader from the Spartans by score of 2-1 and 1-0. (Apr. 25, 2015)
UMES plays two games in the 2015 MEAC Baseball Tournament at Perdue Stadium, Salisbury.
2015 "The Harry's" (Photo by Lloydlee Heite)
Alabama 19, UMES 0
2014: Was the team's primary catcher while also serving as a designated hitter as a freshman...started all but one of the Hawks' contests this season...batted in the middle of the order, finishing the year with a .264 average with 25 RBIs, good for third-most on the team...also third on the team with 9 doubles...had a hot start to the season wth a 7 game hitting streak from March 2nd to March 18th, where he went 2-for-4 against Duke to raise his average to .350, his highest point of the season...gave the Hawks' their lone walk off at home on April 12th against Norfolk State, bringing home Byron Campbell on a single for a 6-5 victory...team leader is sacrifice flies with five...was named a MEAC Rookie of the Week and the team's freshman of the year along the way
High School/Club: Lettered in football and baseball at North Alleghany H.S. ... three-year member of varsity baseball team ... Rawling Preseason All-American selection in baseball ... Post-Gazette "Player to Watch" in baseball ... won WPIAL Championship in 2013 ... member of Evoshield Canes ... scholar-athlete while in high school ... honor roll recipient as freshman and sophomore...played summer ball with the Sherryl Silversmiths of the NYCBL in 2014
Personal: Born on June 24, 1995 in Pittsburgh, Pa ... son of Jim and DeAnna Dattilo ... major is Biology ... nickname is JDat ... pre-game superstitions include praying before every game ... personal best sports moment is winning WPIAL Championship against Seneca Valley as a senior ... lists his parents as the people that have influenced him the most ... plans to open a physical therapy practice upon graduation from UMES ... best advice recieved is I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me ... hobbies outside of sports include fishing, boating, skiing and dirtbiking ... favorite book is Beyond Belief by Josh Hamilton ... favorite movie is Sandlot ... would like to be a leader and earn team honors this season ... would like to win a Johnny Bench Award before gradution