Hawks take three of the five spots in the preseason poll.
Megan Buja and Mariana Alvarado earn Second-Team honors.
Five women's bowlers have above a 3.5 GPA.
Hawks fall to Sam Houston State 4-2 in the opening match.
UMES goes 3-0 and awaits North Carolina A&T/Florida A&M winner.
7-game match with UMES where the Hawks won 4 games to 3.
See some of the action from practice and the matches with Sam Houston State and Fairleigh Dickinson.
See a few shots from the send-off party for UMES Bowling as they leave to play for the 2014 National Championship!
See Megan Raymond's shots of the 2014 Bowling Championships.
Personal: Born Jan. 19, 1995 in Distrito Federal, Mexico....Daughter of Alejandro Pelayo...Has two brothers, Brandon and Sebastian...Attended Instituto Universitario de Ciencias de la Educacion...Majoring in Biochemestry at UMES...Mother is most influential person, always saying I can do anything if I want it...Best sports moment was at the Quibica AMF World Championships in South Africa...Favorite saying is: "El dolor es momentaneo, la gloria para siempre"...Plans to go to medical school after graduating from UMES...Hobbies outside of bowling include watching movies and running.
2013-2014: Named MEAC Women's Bowling Rookie of the Year...Two-time MEAC Bowler of the Week...Two-time UMES PRMC Athlete of the Week...Part of the 2014 MEAC Championship Team...The National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association (NCBCA) named her to their All-Academic Team for having a GPA of a 3.5 or above...The National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) named her honorable mention All-Academic (3.4 GPA or higher)...Totaled 6,956 total pins...Averaged 198.74 in 35 games...High of 243 at the MEAC Northern Division Event 2...Bowled in 49 Baker games.