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Aleksandra Manolova
Aleksandra Manolova

Class:
Junior

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.

01/31/2014

UMES Volleyball v. Norfolk State (10.18.13)

UMES Volleyball versus Norfolk State University at Echols Hall (Photos by Mark Sutton)

01/16/2014

UMES Volleyball v. Norfolk State (11.07.13)

UMES Volleyball v. Norfolk State inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center

01/15/2014

UMES Volleyball v. Coppin State (11.03.13)

UMES volleyball versus Coppin State inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Megan Raymond)

10/09/2013

UMES Volleyball vs. Delaware State

See Joey Gardner's shot of the team taking on Delaware State in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center on September 27.

09/12/2013

UMES Volleyball @ Sacred Heart

See John Meore's shot of the team taking on Sacred Heart at the 2013 SHU Hampton Inn Invitational.

2013:Competed in 60 sets (23 matches) and registered 75 digs, 47 kills, eight assists, seven blocks (one solo), and four aces in her first season as a Hawk ... recorded two assists and two digs against Bradley (08/31/13) ... finished second on the team with four kills versus Buffalo (09/21/13) ... had seven digs and a career-high six kills against Valparaiso (09/21/13) ... posted a career-high 11 digs in the road win over Delaware State (10/20/13) ... tallied her first-career ace versus Howard (10/25/13) ... finished second on the team with eight digs against Morgan State (10/31/13) ... had 10 digs and a career-high two aces versus Norfolk State (11/07/13).

High School/Club: Earned Academic Honors (2011) ... Made Honor Roll (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