Hawks can't hang with ranked Ohio State who hits close to .500 for the match.
UMES plays well against tournament host.
Ashley Smith pounds out a dozen kills in the Hawks win.
Jerabkova dishes out a dozen assists and notches a dozen digs in the loss.
Newcomer Jerabkova makes debut and comes up a dig shy of a triple double.
UMES Volleyball versus Norfolk State University at Echols Hall (Photos by Mark Sutton)
UMES Volleyball v. Norfolk State inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center
See Joey Gardner's shot of the team taking on Delaware State in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center on September 27.
See John Meore's shot of the team taking on Sacred Heart at the 2013 SHU Hampton Inn Invitational.
2013:Played in 69 sets (21 matches ) and totaled 74 kills, 40 blocks (three solo), 13 digs, three assists ,and two aces ... recorded three kills and a block in her Hawk debut against the University of Tennessee-Martin (08/30/13) ... registered four kills and a team-high four blocks versus Western Illinois (08/31/13) ... a team-high six kills against Sacred Heart (09/07/13) ... posted a team-leading two blocks (one solo) versus #13 Ohio State (09/20/13) ... recorded a career-high 10 kills in the home victory over Delaware State (09/27/13) ... had three kills and a team-high two blocks (one solo) against Howard (10/04/13) ... registered a team-leading two blocks versus Coppin State (10/06/13) ... finished second on the team with eight kills against Morgan State (10/11/13) ... lead the team in kills (5) versus Hampton (10/13/13) ... tied a career-high five blocks against Norfolk State (10/18/13) ... had an ace and team-leading two blocks (one solo) versus Howard (10/25/13).
High School/Club: A four-year letterman in volleyball and one-year letterman in basketball and track & field ... Earned the Cypress H.S. Centurion Scholar Award and Senior Scholarship (2013) ... Received the ROP North Orange County Advanced Skills (2013) ... Won the Volleyball Scholar-Athlete Award (2013) ... Made Volleyball Empire League All-Academic Team (2013) ... Won the Southern Section California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Academics Exceptional Achievement Award (2013) ... Four-time Volleyball Empire League Champ (2009-12) ... Three-time Volleyball Empire League First Team (2011-13) ... Made Volleyball Empire League 2nd Team (2010) ... Earned Volleyball Most Improved Player (2009) ... Received Basketball Empire League Honorable Mention (2010) ... Won First Place in the 400M Hurdles at the Auhsd Track Meet (2010) and the Zamperini Invitational in Track & Field (2010) ... Won Track & Field Rookie of the Year (2009) ... Senior Year (2012), ranked #1 in the league with 79 sets played (sp), 79 total blocks (29 solo), and 40 assists ... Member of the Goldenwest Volleyball Club located in Anaheim, CA and named Most Valuable Player (2013) ... Helped the Goldenwest Volleyball Club finish top-10 and earned a bid into the 2013 Junior National Championships ... Involved with Cross Connections, Bridges, and Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Personal: Born July 23, 1995 in Orange, CA ... Daughter of Tony and Keisha Brookins ... Has two brothers, Miles and Matthew ... Major is Sociology ... Pre-game routine /superstitions are listening to Beyonce via Pandora and motivating her teammates ... Plans to attend graduate and doctorial school to pursue degrees in psychology ... best advice/favorite saying received is, "If you want to succeed, you have to believe." ... Hobbies outside of sports include shopping, going to the beach, and spending time with friends ... Favorite movie(s) are White Chicks and Brides Maids ... Personal best sports moment is being accepted to attend UMES ... Most influential person(s) is her parents because of their continuous support ... Personal athletic goal for the season is to work hard on and off the court to help the team ... Personal athletic goal before graduation is becoming a National Player of the Year Finalist ... Moriah has shot several photo shoots during high school including a photo shoot with Time Magazine.
Kills: 10 (v. Delaware State, Sept. 27, 2013)
Aces: 1 (2x, last @ Howard, Oct. 25, 2013)
Assists: 1 (3x, last @ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)
Digs: 2 (2x, last @ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)
Blocks: 5 (3x, last @ Norfolk State, Oct. 18, 2013)