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Diara Lewis
Diara Lewis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Ridgeview H.S.

Last College:
Winthrop University

Position:
OH/MB

09/14/2013

CHARLOTTE DOWNS HAWKS 3-0 AT SPARTAN INVITE

Jerabkova leads the way with eight kills and 14 assists.

09/14/2013

UMES GRABS FIRST WIN OF SEASON WITH 3-0 DEFEAT OF WILDCATS

Ashley Smith pounds out a dozen kills in the Hawks win.

09/01/2013

HAWKS GROUNDED BY BRADLEY, 3-0

Tournament host tops UMES despite another solid outing from Ashley Smith.

09/01/2013

UMES TAKES A SET FROM WESTERN ILLINOIS, FALL 3-1

Smith, Rosales and Li pace UMES to first set win of 2013.

08/30/2013

UMES DROPS SEASON OPENER TO TENNESSEE-MARTIN, 3-0

Senior Jingqiao Li records a team-high nine digs in the outing.

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: Played in 67 sets (22 matches) while totaling 115 kills, 71 digs, 19 blocks (one solo), seven assists, and six aces ... recorded seven kills and six digs in her Hawk debut against the University of Tennessee-Martin (08/30/13) ... finished second on the team with seven kills versus Bradley (08/31/13) ... finished second on the team with seven kills against Charlotte (09/13/13) ... finished tied for second with seven digs versus Coppin State (10/06/13) ... a team-high five kills against Hampton (10/13/13) ... placed second on the team with 11 digs versus Norfolk State (10/18/13) ... had a career-performance in the road victory over Delaware State as she tallied 13 kills, six blocks, and two aces (10/20/13) ... registered a team-high seven kills against Howard (10/25/13) ... finished second on the team with 11 digs versus Morgan State (10/31/13) ... posted a team-high 10 kills against Coppin State (11/03/13) ... placed second on the team with five kills versus Norfolk State (11/07/13).

2012 (Winthrop University): Played in three sets (three matches) ... played in her first career collegiate match against Coastal Carolina (09/21/12) ... registered her first career kill versus Presbyterian (09/28/12).

High School/Club: Earned All-Area Volleyball Player for Division 4A in Columbia, SC (2012) ... A four-year letterman in volleyball (2008-11) ... Most Valuable Player (2011) ... All-Tournament Team for Spike-A-Rama (2011) & Orangeburg Tourney (2011) ... Member of the USAV High Performance A-2 Team (2011) ... Played two seasons on the USA Junior National Team (2009-10) ... Most Outstanding Offensive Player (2010) ... Ridgeview H.S. Invitational Volleyball Tournament Outstanding Offensive Player (2009) ... Two junior varsity MVP (2008-09) ... Named "Shooting Stars" of the Week in Volleyball.

Personal: Born Dec. 10, 1993 in Columbia, SC ... Daughter LaSenta Lewis-Ellis and Anthony Ellis ... Has one sister, Damia, and two brothers, David & Anthony, Jr. ... Major is Exercise Science ... Most influential person is her mother because she continued to motivate and drive her to be the best ... Plans to attend graduate school once she finish college ... The best advice/favorite saying received is, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." ... Hobbies outside of sports are skating, movies, relaxing, and food ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is passing all her classes ... Personal best sports moment was defeating a former team when she was 15 years old ... Personal athletic goals this season is to improve her hitting, blocking, and defense ... Personal career athletic goals are earning Freshman & Player of the Year Honors.

Career Highs

Kills:13 (@ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)

Aces:2 (@ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)

Assists:2 (@ Morgan State, Oct. 11, 2013)

Digs:11 (@ Norfolk State, Oct. 18, 2013)

Blocks: 6(@ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)

CAREER STATISTICS

Year SP MP K K/S E TA PCT A SA D BS BA TB TP TP/S
2012 3 3 1 0.33 0 2 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0.33
2013 67 22 115 1.72 81 412 .083 7 6 71 1 18 19 131.0 1.96
Total 70 25 116 1.66 81 414 .085 7 6 71 1 18 19 132.0 1.89