Morgan State downs UMES
The Hawks drop a pair of matches to the Patriots and Bears at home this past weekend.
The Hawks keep rolling with a 3-0 decision against La Salle for six straight wins.
The Hawks sweep the Hornets in a 3-0 victory at the Hytche Center, for their fourth straight win
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)
2015 (Sophomore): Served as the Hawks' primary middle blocker all season long ...named to the 2015 All-MEAC Second Team for her efforts ... was third on the team in kills with 187 and second in kill percentage, converting 26.9% of her attacks ... was even more impressive as a blocker, average 1.18 per set with 122 total participations ... 14 of that total were counted as solos ... also added 33 digs and eight assists on the season ... one of the finest performances as an offensive player came against Manhattan when she converted nine kills and eight blocks with a 35% kill percentage.
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