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Michael Veverka
Michael Veverka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brunswick, Md.

High School:
Brunswick H.S.

Height:
5-7

07/01/2013

51 UMES STUDENT-ATHLETES HONORED ON MEAC COMMISSIONER'S ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

UMES baseball places 10; Hawks bowling places seven

04/15/2013

HAWKS CONCLUDE PLAY AT MEAC SHOWCASE IN SIXTH PLACE

Veverka shoots 72 in second round to finish 15th, Hawks improve 23 strokes on second round

04/08/2013

GURROLA, VEVERKA NAMED PRMC UMES ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

Veverka places 16th in field of nearly 130, Gurrola throw 20.2 innings on mound

04/08/2013

GURROLA, VEVERKA NAMED PRMC UMES ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

Veverka places 16th in field of nearly 130, Gurrola throw 20.2 innings on mound

04/04/2013

UMES CONCLUDES PLAY AT WHITING-TURNER IN 24TH PLACE

Veverka moves up to 16th place, Hawks stay in same spot for third consecutive day

05/20/2014

The Harry Awards

SSC Theater

5.6.14

11/15/2012

UMES Golf - Tiger Invitational in Savannah, Ga.

Tiger Invitational

2013-2014 (Senior): No. 1 golfer for UMES ... All-MEAC Golf Team performer ... UMES Golf Coaches Award ... played in six tournaments and 14 rounds ... averaged a 75.21 (+3) on year ... finished in the top-10 three teams and was a top-5 performer once ... finished two rounds under-par ... named to MEAC Golf All-Academic Team ... MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic team recipient ... shot career-best 69 on first day of Myrtle Beach Invitational (Sept. 23) ... top Hawk performer in five of six tournaments ... best performance of career came at MEAC Championships, where he shot 76-73-70 (+3) to place fifth ... carded 73-73 (+2) to finish in ninth amongst 93 golfers at Black College Alumni HOF Invitational (Sept. 28) ... shot 78-74 to place eighth at RMU Colonial Classic (Oct. 8) ... 13 of 14 rounds were in 70s

2013-2013 (Junior): Top golfer for UMES the entire season ... named PRMC UMES Athlete of the Week three times (Nov. 12, April 8, May 13) ... played in eight tournaments and 18 rounds ... averaged a 77 (+5) on the year ... had 16 of top-40 rounds for UMES, including six of the top-10 ... posted 14 rounds in the 70s ... shot a career-best 72 (even) in final round of PGA National Minority Golf Championship (May 10) ... finished tournament in fifth-place amongst 54 competitors with 73, 73, 72 score (+2) ... finished with consecutive 75s at Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Invitational (Sept. 30) ... shot 76, 76, 77 to finish +13 at Whiting Turner Towson Invitational (April 2)

2011-2012 (Sophomore): UMES Golf MVP, leading the team with an average round score of 79.3 in 22 rounds, nearly a three stroke improvement from last season ... named team captain at the start of the year ... led the Hawks in all five spring tournaments ... earned a pair of +16 finishes in two-round Jackson State Intercollegiate and three-round Gary Freeman BCU Spring Invitational, finishing tied for 30th and 35th place respectively ... earned career-best score at +5 in the FAMU Spring Invitational, earning rounds 75 and 74 to tie for 11th place ... followed up with 11th place finish in the MEAC Showcase, earning a three-round score of +21 ... finished season with +17 at the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship, tying for 18th place with all three rounds under 80 strokes ... member of the MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team.

2010-2011 (Freshman): Competed in all eight tournaments, finishing 22nd or better in four ... shot an average of 82.1 in 18 rounds ... had strongest finish at Bethune-Cookman Spring Invitational, taking 16th place with +19 ... shot seven rounds under 80, including lowest round of 75 twice, once at Florida A&M Spring Invitational and 25th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship, finishing tied for 22nd and tied for 21st respectively ... tied for 21st at Savannah State Tiger Fall Invitational with +25.

High School: Lettered in golf, baseball, swimming and diving ... won Antietam Invitational Tournament ... placed 3rd in county tournament ... achieved National Honors Society Scholar Award in senior year ... was in top-5 percentile of graduating class.

Personal: Born June 28, 1992 in Frederick, Md. ... son of Bryan and Ritchie Veverka ... has a brother, Matt, and a sister, Mary ... major is PGA golf management ... lists his mom as the person who influenced him most ... plans to play golf professionally and coach collegiate players after graduation ... favorite saying is "Time you enjoy wasting isn't really wasted" ... favorite book is Night ... favorite movie is Happy Gilmore ... personal goal is to compete and place well in all tournaments he plays.