The Hawks drop a pair of matches to the Patriots and Bears at home this past weekend.
The Hawks sweep the Hornets in a 3-0 victory at the Hytche Center, for their fourth straight win
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)
Head Coach Toby Rens: "Jasmine had a high-level of experience as a student athlete in both the Big-10 and Big East. She understands what it takes to play and compete at that level and that will serve our student-athletes exceptionally well."
Jasmine Dittrich enters her second season with the Hawks as an assistant coach. A 2013 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in communications, Dittrichspent the spring and summer of 2014 gaining valuable experience in the community. The Rochester, Minn., native comes to the Hawks after a stellar playing at Pittsburgh, where she ranks 10th all-time in career hitting percentage. With the Panthers, Dittrich had 361 kills and 191 career blocks. She led the team in blocks in 2012 as a senior with 105.
Always known for coming up big when it matters the most, Dittrich had a career year in 2012. She was the team leader in blocks (105), blocks per set (1.00) and hitting percentage (.265). She was named MVP of the Pittsburgh Panthers Invitational. The senior had sevearl big games that season, including six kills in the Big East quaterfinals against Notre Dame. She also had nine kills and five blocks against Mississippi State in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic earlier that year. Dittrich was a tri-captain as a junior in 2011 after transferring from the University of Minnesota.
A multi-sport athlete at John Marshall High School (Minn.), Dittrich led the volleyball team to a 14-7 record and a 7-2 record in the Big 9 Conference as a junior. She also played basketball and ran track, where she competed in the 100-meter dash, triple jump and long jump.