Donisha Porter
Donisha  Porter


Aberdeen, Md.

High School:
Aberdeen H.S.




30 females and 28 males recognized by the conference for their dedication inside the classroom


2016 Maryland Eastern Shore Lid-Lifter

The Hawks hosted five other schools in their annual Lid-Lifter on December 3, 2016.


UMES on the Final Day of the MEAC ITF Championships

The Hawks men finished third and the women took sixth on the last day of MEAC's (photos by Mark Sutton).


UMES competes in Day Two of MEAC ITF Champs

UMES men hold 2nd place & the women rose to 4th during Day 2 of the MEAC Championships. (photos by Megan Raymond).


Women's Track Meet at Navy

The Lady Hawks compete at the Wesley Brown Invitational on January 30th.


MEAC Championships

Highlights of the 2015 MEAC Indoor Championships. The men took third while the women finished fifth.

2017 Indoor Track: Qualified for the MEAC in both the shot put and the weight throw … finished the postseason with an eighth place showing and season high 15.46 meters in the weight … mark also served as a personal record … topped out with a distance of 12.98 meters in the shot put, finishing sixth at the Towson Tiger Invitational … earned a pair of top three finishes in the weight throw.

2017 Outdoor Track: Participated in all three throwing events, but was particularly effective in the hammer throw … reset her own school record (and re-inherited from her teammate Sierra Adams) in the hammer with a mark of 44.60 meters to win the event at the MEAC Championship … also competed in the shot put and discus at MEAC’s … set a personal record in the discus at 39.14 meters during the Embry-Riddle Spikes Classic, where she placed third … topped out at 13.02 meters to again place third at Embry-Riddle.

2016 Indoor Season: Set new personal bests in both the shot put and weight throw ... launched the shot put to a win in the UMES Lid-Lifter with a distance of 13.38 meters ... held the top four distances in the shot for the Hawks this season ... hit her PR in the weight throw with a heave of 14.57 meters at MEAC's ... took a runner up spot in the WT at the Lid-Lifter.

2016 Outdoor Season: Reached new heights in the discus and hammer throw ... hit a PR in the discus with a distance of 37.96 meters, finishing in sixth at the Captains Classic ... scored at the MEAC Championships with a new PR of 40.89 meters in the Hammer Throw ... topped out as a runner up in the shot put with a toss of 13.28 meters ... also took a 2nd place spot at Navy as well as a top five in the discus.  

2015 Indoor Season:
Took home several top ten finishes in both the shot put and the weight throw ... top distance in the SP was 11.77, finishing 5th at the Metro Team Challenge ... best distance in the WT was a 13.73 at the Gotham Cup ... finished in top three at pair of home meets over the winter. 

2015 Outdoor Season: Had the best distance in the discus of the Lady Hawks ... placed ninth with a 37.50 meter toss at the Morgan Legacy ... topped out at 11.95 meters in the shot put with a 16th place finish at the Wake Forest Open.

born on August 12, 1995...daughter of Lelie Vaughan-Porter...has a brother, Chris....sociology and social work major at UMES...pregame routine includes listening to music pregame to focus...lists her grandmother as her biggest influence as due to her courageous battle with cancer...made honor roll every quarter while playing volleyball, basketball, and track at Aberdeen High...champion in track and basketball in high school...hopes to do social work beyond graduation...hopes to make it to regionals and break the currently held UMES weight and shotput records

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