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Aleksandra Manolova
Aleksandra Manolova

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sofia, Bulgaria

Last College:
Laramie County C.C.

Height:
6-2

Position:
OH/RS

09/22/2013

VALPO TOPS UMES 3-0

Hawks wrap up regular season tournament schedule in Buffalo.

09/21/2013

HAWKS FALL TO UNDEFEATED BUFFALO, 3-0

UMES plays well against tournament host.

09/06/2013

UMES' PETRA JERABKOVA LEADS HAWKS IN 3-1 LOSS TO MANHATTAN

Newcomer Jerabkova makes debut and comes up a dig shy of a triple double.

11/25/2014

UMES Volleyball vs. ECU - Senior Night (11-11-14)

UMES Volleyball versus Morgan State in the Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Game (Photos by Megan Raymond)

10/16/2014

UMES Volleyball vs. Morgan State - Dig Pink Game (10-10-14)

UMES Volleyball versus Morgan State in the Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Game (Photos by Joey Gardner)

10/02/2014

UMES Volleyball vs. Campbell (9-20-14)

UMES Volleyball versus Campbell on day 2 of the Best Western Wild Weekend (Photos by Megan Raymond)

09/30/2014

UMES Volleyball vs. Bethune-Cookman (9-20-14)

UMES Volleyball versus Bethune-Cookman on day 2 of the Best Western Wild Weekend (Photos by Megan Raymond)

07/31/2014

UMES Summer Photos

Submitted photos from UMES student-athletes

2013:Competed in 60 sets (23 matches) in her first season as a Hawk ... registered 75 digs, 47 kills, eight assists, seven blocks (one solo) ... elected to the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Commissioner's All-Academic Team ... had seven digs and a career-high six kills against Valparaiso (Sept. 21) ... posted a career-high 11 digs in the road win over Delaware State (Oct. 20) ... finished second on the team with eight digs against Morgan State (Oct. 31) ... had 10 digs and a career-high two aces versus Norfolk State (Nov. 7).

High School/Club: Earned Academic Honors (2011) ... Honor Roll recipient (2009) ... involved with Outwardband Bulgaria.

Personal: Born March 5, 1992 in Bulgaria ... daugther of Nina Manolova and Todor Manolov ... has two brothers, Hristo & Zdravko ... major is General Studies - Sociology/Photography ... pre-game routine/superstitions are talking to family and praying ... plans to attend graduate school, play beach volleyball, travel, and work ... best advice/favorite saying received is, "Life is tough, but you must be tougher." ... hobbies outside of sports include photography and traveling ... favorite book/author is The Little Prince ... personal best sports moment is being a member of the Teen Bulgarian National Team (2005) ... most influential person(s) is her family ... personal best non-athletic accomplishment is graduating from junior college ... personal athletic goals for the season is giving her best for the team ... personal athletic goal before graduation is making the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament.

Career Highs

Kills: 6 (v. Valparaiso, Sept. 21, 2013)

Aces: 2 (v. Norfolk State, Nov. 7, 2013)

Assists: 2 (@ Bradley, Aug. 31, 2013)

Digs: 11 (@ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)

Blocks: 2 (2x, last v. Morgan State, Oct. 31, 2013)

CAREER STATISTICS

Year SP MP K K/S E TA PCT A SA D BS BA TB TP TP/S
2013 60 23 47 0.78 57 220 -.045 8 4 75 1 6 7 55.0 0.92
Total 60 23 47 0.78 57 220 -.045 8 4 75 1 6 7 55.0 0.92