Saitaua Iosia leads Hawks will eight kills as UMES falls in NCAA First Round
UMES wins in five-set thriller over Florida A&M to earn berth in the NCAA Tournament
Jingqiao Li and Victoria Williams honored for second straight year
Kubesova places first at MEAC Championships, volleyball crushes Howard
Ibe, Kobesova shatter school records for respective teams, golf finishes fifth
UMES defeated Florida A&M to win the MEAC Championship for the first time in school history! (Megan Raymond photos)
2012: Wore the libero shirt for all 129 sets for UMES, finishing with team-high 297 digs ... earned double digit digs in 13 matches, including her first four matches, including 17 digs in road win over St. Francis (8/25), capped by career-high 18 digs vs. five-set victory against Southern Utah (8/31) ... had four digs per set in victory over UNC Asheville (9/1), getting 12 digs ... concluded with 14 digs against Wright State (9/8) ... 15 digs in second MEAC match at Howard (9/30) ... got first career service ace at Delaware State (9/25) ... earned 17 digs in home win over Hampton (10/12) to help UMES take first place in MEAC North ... tallied 12 digs in MEAC Championship victory over Florida A&M (11/18) ... five digs vs. Nebraska in the NCAA Tournament (11/29).
2011: Played in 18 matches as a defensive specialist, starting in five ... finished with 35 digs ... season-high seven digs in season opener against Bethune-Cookman in USF Invitational (9/2) ... earned lone kill of the year in MEAC Championship win over Florida A&M (11/20) ... member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
2010: Appeared in all 32 matches and 118 games as the primary libero ... finished second on team with 234 digs for 1.98 per set ... contributed 18 assists ... totaled double-digit digs in eight matches, including a career-high 13 at Morgan State (10/24) ... did not record a reception error in nine matches.
High School: Played volleyball at Beijing No. 101 Middle School, earning Top Athlete distinction at 2008 National High School Volleyball Championship ... team was fourth in 2006 National High School Volleyball Championship.
Personal: Born April 7, 1992 in Beijing, China ... daughter of Shengqi Huang and Jingbing Li ... majoring in business ... best sports moment was having a 80 percent success rate of her first pass in the 2008 National High School Volleyball Championship ... most influential person is her mother for always having a heart-to-heart talk with her while facing her problems ... plans to go back to China and devote herself to development of rural community upon graduation ... best non-athletic accomplishment is playing the accordion in primary school ... hobbies include listening to music and watching movies ... favorite book is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ... favorite movie is "Pirates of the Caribbean" ... athletic goal for the season to improve her confidence and skill or serving.