JOHNSON, WHITE UMES ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Nov. 23, 2009
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Senior Whitney Johnson (Prince Frederick, Md.) and junior Kevin White (Brooklyn, N.Y.) have been named University of Maryland eastern Shore Athletes of the Week Monday for the period ending Nov. 22.
Johnson, an outside hitter on the volleyball team, tallied double-digit kills in two of the Hawks' three matches in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship. She totaled 33 with 13 against Florida A&M in the finals and 11 versus Norfolk State in the quarterfinals.
Johnson had a .333 hitting percentage with 75 attacks and eight errors. She also recorded six digs, three service aces and two block solos for 5.0 total blocks on her way to being named to the all-tournament team.
UMES (24-7) finished the season with a 3-1 loss to FAMU in the championship game and won 15 of its final 16 matches.
White a guard on the men's basketball team, was named to the Hispanic College Fund Challenge's all-tournament team with 29 points and 14 assists in three games played for the Hawks.
UMES (0-5) returns home Nov. 28 for a 2 p.m. contest with American.