UMES improved to 10-0 with a 3-0 win over NCCU Fri., then by a 3-2 win over Loyola and a 3-1 over Manhattan Saturday.
2015 "The Harry's" (Photo by Lloydlee Heite)
UMES Volleyball versus Morgan State in the Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Game (Photos by Megan Raymond)
UMES Volleyball versus Morgan State in the Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Game (Photos by Joey Gardner)
UMES Volleyball versus Campbell on day 2 of the Best Western Wild Weekend (Photos by Megan Raymond)
2014: Was an offensive presence for the Hawks as a freshman ... served as the team's premier blocker with a team high 111 blocks and 18 solo blocks ... successfully blocked nine attacks against Norfolk State on Nov. 7th ... finished fourth in kills with 160 and led the team in kill percentage at .266 ... had a season high 12 kills versus North Carolina A&T on Sept. 12 ... also assisted on the serve and defense, with seven aces and 19 digs ... served up two aces twice, most recently against Delaware State on Oct. 19th.
Personal: Nickname is Polkie ... born June 19, 1996 in Houston, Texas ... daughter of James and Mildred Polk ... has one brother, James Polk II, and one sister, MaKayla ... major in Business Management ... pre-game routine/superstitions are listening to "Remember the name" by Fort Minor, praying, and retying her ankle braces and shoes ... most influential person is her grandmother because she inspires her to become strong and independent ... plans to start her own business and try-out for the Olympic volleyball team ... best advice/favorite saying received is, "Breath, believe, and battle." by Kerri Walsh ... personal best non-athletic accomplishment is graduating from high school ... personal best sport moment was hitting line for the first time because she worked endlessly to get the opportunity ... Personal athletic goals for the season are becoming a starter and win MVP ... personal career athletic goals are becoming an all-around player who improved mentally and physically and make it to the Hall of Fame