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Valentina Collazos
Valentina Collazos

Hometown:
Cali, Colombia

High School:
Colegio Maria Auxiliadora

Height:
5-2

Handed:
Right

03/15/2014

MUNOZ & ALVARDO EARN SPOTS IN THE SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP

A pair of Hawks took third and fourth in the singles field of the Allentown, Pa. sectional.

07/01/2013

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

UMES baseball places 10; Hawks bowling places seven

04/29/2013

SEVEN HAWKS EARN ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS FROM NCBCA

UMES bowlers excel on the lanes and in the classroom.

04/20/2013

UMES CLAIMS ANOTHER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Hawks top Pikeville 2-0 to win their fifth National title in the last six years.

04/19/2013

HAWKS EARN TOP SEED AFTER QUALIFYING AT USBC's ITC

UMES opens match-play undefeated.

06/18/2013

UMES vs. Wichita State in the Semi-finals of the USBC Championships

See John Peterson's shots from Nebraska as UMES topped Wichita State to earn a berth in the finals.

05/17/2013

ALL-AMERICANS TO ALL-ACADEMICS

T'nia Falbo, Andre Walsh & Anggie Ramirez were all All-Americans & graduated with honors. See the photo shoot before the Spring 2013 Graduation.

05/15/2013

Princess Anne Street Fest

See Joey Gardner's shots of the UMES student-athletes receiving Proclamations from the Town of Princess Anne.

04/20/2013

The 2013 Intercollegiate Team Championships final match

See John Peterson's images from the Hawks capturing the 2013 USBC Collegiate National Championship.

04/12/2013

Day Two of the 2013 NCAA Women's Bowling National Championships

See Mike Carter's shots from day two of the 2013 NCAA Women's Bowling Championshps.

Valentina Collazos was another catch for former head coach Brummell from Colombia with another solid resume. A two-time Colombian Youth Champion, a Valle's State Champion since 2006 and a four-time member of the Colombian National Youth Team, Collazos will bring experience to the Hawks. "She has bowled everywhere." added Brummell. "She has beautiful form and has a hook that plays well to the college game."

Personal: Born April 13, 1990...Daughter of Julian H. Collazos and Isabell Quintana...Has one brother Juan Camilo Collazos...majoring in business administration...best advice received "Don't tell God how big your mountains are, tell your mountains how big your God is"...favorite book is Ella, Quetodo Lo Tuvo by Angela Becerra...favorite movie is LA VITA E BELLA...Goals for this year is help her team win another NCAA championship.

Memorable Moments: Collazos also boasts a pair of silver medals, one in the Central American Youth Championship in 2007 and one in the South American Youth Championship in 2010. That same year she took 32nd overall at the world youth championships in Finland, bowling alongside Alvarado who was also in the top 50.

2011-12: Sat out the competition season as an NCAA qualifier with conditions...Named to the MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team

2012-2013: Named MEAC Bowler of the Week on Jan 29...Named UMES Athlete of the Week on Jan 28...Named to the MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team...NCBCA All-Academic selection...Honorable Mention Academic All-NTCA...Totaled 4,437 pinfall in 23 games...Averaged 192.9 with a high game on 257 at the MEAC Championships.