Hawks move from seventh to fourth, will face Vanderbilt in the semi-finals.
Hawks climb one more spot with defeats of Wisconsin-Whitewater and FDU.
Hawks look for consistency while going 3-2 on the day.
Hawks go 9-1 on the weekend to clinch their sixth divisional crown.
UMES drops a spot to fifth after a second day at the Prairie View A&M Invitational.
See a few photos from the 2014 Kutztown Invitational
Se Megan Raymond's shots from the award presentations at the 2013 UMES Hawk Classic
See photos from Day 1 of the 2013 UMES Hawk Classic, sponsored by Brunswick.
See Joey Gardner's shots of the UMES student-athletes receiving Proclamations from the Town of Princess Anne.
See some of the action and emotion from day one of the 2013 Championships.
Personal: Valerie Riggin joined the Hawks as a mid-year freshman in 2011-12, hailing from Vista, California...She is the daughter of Maria and Richard Riggin, whom Valerie lists as her biggest supporters...She attended Rancho Buena Vista High School where she earned academic honors in 2010 and 2011 and played volleyball the same years...Her bowling squad was league champions in 2010 and made the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Playoffs as a top-four seed in 2010 and 2011, winning in 2010...She won the 2011 JBT Las Vegas Main Event before starting her career at UMES...She volunteers her time with Youth Bowlers for Success and Invisible Children...Her favorite saying is "It's More important to look ahead then look back," and her favorite book and movie are Mind Gym by Gary Back and The Blind Side, respectively.
2011-2012: Riggin appeared in five team games and averaged a 199 and knocked down 995 pins....High game of a 222 in the Morgan State Invitational...Bowled in nine Baker games.
2012-2013: Named UMES Athlete of the Week on Nov 12...MEAC Bowler of the Week on Nov 13...Totaled 1,267 total pins...Averaged 211.17 in 6 games...High of 237 at the MEAC Northern Division Event 2...Bowled in 16 Baker games.