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Precious Manu
Precious Manu

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Carson, CA

High School:
Carson H.S.

Height:
5-6

Position:
S/DS

09/22/2013

VALPO TOPS UMES 3-0

Hawks wrap up regular season tournament schedule in Buffalo.

09/21/2013

#13 OHIO STATE BUCKS UMES; 3-0

Hawks can't hang with ranked Ohio State who hits close to .500 for the match.

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.

09/06/2013

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:Played in 80 sets while totaling 107 digs, 39 assists, 20 aces, and nine kills in her first season as a Hawk ... recorded three digs in her first collegiate match against Bradley (08/31/13) ... registered her first career ace versus Western Illinois (08/31/13) ... tied a team-high two aces against Sacred Heart (09/07/13) ... set a career-high nine digs versus Charlotte (09/13/13) ... had a team-high three aces in the victory over Bethune-Cookman (09/14/13) ... registered team-highs in digs (9) and aces (2) against Norfolk State (09/14/13) ... finished second on the team with five digs versus #13 Ohio State (09/20/13) ... tallied a match-high three aces against Valparaiso (09/21/13) ... finished second on the team with eight digs while recording her first career kill versus Howard (10/04/13) ... had an ace against Coppin State (10/06/13) ... tied a team-high two aces versus Morgan State (10/11/13) ... a career-high two digs against Norfolk State (10/18/13) ... finished third on the team with eight digs while tying her career-high two kills in the road win over Delaware State (10/20/13) ... lead the team with nine assists versus Howard (10/25/13) ... had a match-high three aces against Morgan State (10/31/13) ... recorded career-highs in assists (19) and blocks (2) versus Norfolk State (11/07/13) ... scored an ace against Hampton (11/10/13).

High School/Club: Received the President's Award (2013) ... Won the Marine League Championship (2012) ... Played two seasons of varsity volleyball (2011-12) ... A four-year scholar athlete (2009-12) in basketball (2010), softball (2010), & volleyball (2009-12) ... Most Valuable Player (2012) ... Most Offensive Player (2012) ... First Team All-City (2012) ... Two-Time First Team Marine League (2011-12) ... Won Coaches Award (2011) ... Member of the Golden West 18 Asics Volleyball Club Travel Team where the team won silver in Reno Qualifiers.

Personal: Born July 13, 1995 in Torrance, CA ... Daughter of Samila & Erana Manu ... Has one sister, Terina, and two brothers, Lione & Makini ... Major is Exercise Science ... Pre-game routine/superstition is listening to music ... Plans to become an athletic trainer or strength & conditioning coach at the collegiate or professional level after graduation ... Best advice/favorite saying received is, "Never let anyone put limitations on me, I control my own destiny! No one can stop me, only if I let them." ... Hobbies outside of sports are singing and playing instruments with family and friends ... Personal best sports moment is earning a starting spot in the 2013 Reno Qualifiers while winning silver in the process ... Most influential person is her father because he never quit on her ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is maintaining a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) ... Personal athletic goals for the season are improving every day and earning a starting spot ... Personal athletic goals before graduating is maintaining a scholarship ... The most important thing to Precious is her family.

Career Highs

Kills: 2 (2x, last @ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)

Aces: 3 (3x, last v. Morgan State, Oct. 31, 2013)

Assists: 19 (v. Norfolk State, Nov. 7, 2013)

Digs: 9 (2x, @ Norfolk State, Sept. 14, 2013)

Blocks: 2 (v. Norfolk State, Nov. 7, 2013)

CAREER STATISTICS

Year SP MP K K/S E TA PCT A SA D BS BA TB TP TP/S
2013 80 23 9 0.11 20 75 -.147 39 20 107 0 2 2 30.0 0.38
Total 80 23 9 0.11 20 75 -.147 39 20 107 0 2 2 30.0 0.38