UMES baseball places 10; Hawks bowling places seven
Lady Hawks edged in eight innings in opener, UMES swipes seven bags altogether
Softball pins first loss on NSU in MEAC play, outdoor track solid at Duke
Lady Hawks fall in 10 in the opener, Gurrola fantastic on the mound in both games
Gurrola limits Howard to just two hits, Benitez notches first HR of college career
UMES Softball v. Rider University at the North Carolina A&T Tournament (Photos by Michael Simmons)
2013 (Junior): Played in 48 games for the Hawk, starting 45 ... came off of right shoulder surgery in the offseason ... second on the team and fifth in MEAC in stolen bases (22) ... had 21 runs, 20 hits and a .305 on-base percentage ... tenth in MEAC in walks-per-game (0.46) ... stood fourth on squad with .944 fielding percentage from four different positions ... held an 11-game reached base safely streak from Feb. 10-March 9 ... was 2-for-3 with three runs and two stolen bases in UMES' first ever MEAC victory against Savannah State (March 15) ... was 3-for-5 against Norfolk State (April 6) ... totalled 12 stolen bases in 19 game span in the middle of the season.
2012 (Sophomore): Transferred from Bowie State ... started and played in all 34 games for UMES ... served as the team's primary catcher ... led team in at-bats (90) and stolen bases (12) ... second on team in runs (14) and walks (12) ...
High School: Played varsity from her freshman to senior year ... named team most valuable player as a senior ... and recognized as first team all-county in her junior year.
Personal: Originally from Upper Marlboro, Maryland ... daughter of Catrina Knight and Trevor Knight ... has one sister (Shardae) and brother (Devonte) ... Hobbies outside of sport include hanging with friends, driving go-karts and being with family ... Majoring in Sociology and Social Work ... Notes her Nana as the person that has influenced her the most because of her determination ... Plans to work in social work and coach part-time.