RODRIGUEZ, MAYES NAMED ATHLETES OF WEEK
Dec. 8, 2008
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Sophomore Maria Rodriguez (Ibague Tolima, Columbia) and freshman Keishawn Mayes (Warrenton, N.C.) have been named University of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletes of the Week for the period ending Dec. 7.
Rodriguez and the women's bowling team compiled a 9-1 record in team games at the MEAC northern division matches in Baltimore, Md., last weekend. The Lady Hawks defeated Morgan State, Howard, Hampton, Coppin State and Delaware State.
Individually, Rodriguez bowled five games at the event and totaled 1,009 pins. She averaged 201.8 with a high game of 240.
UMES (45-15) is off until travelling to Little Rock, Ark Jan 16-18 for the Mid-Winter Classic.
Mayes helped the men's basketball team to a 1-1 and its first win of the season Saturday, a 46-42 victory over NJIT at the Hytche Center. The Hawks also dropped the first MEAC game of the season, 59-48, at Delaware State Dec. 4.
Mayes combined to shot 4-for-12 from the field with 20 points and 12 rebounds in the two games.
The Hawks (1-5, 1-1 MEAC) are on the road Sat., Dec. 13 facing St. Bonaventure of the Atlantic 10.