Veverka earned a top five finish at the MEAC Championships in Savannah

April 28, 2014

PRINCESS ANNE, Md.— Freshman baseball pitcher Jesse Stinnett (Madison Heights, Va.) and senior golfer Mike Veverka (Brunswick, Md.) were named the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Peninsula Regional Medical Center Athletes of the Week for the week ending on April 29th. Both athletes are earning the award for the second time this year.

Stinnett pitched a complete game in the first contest of a three-game series against Coppin State this past Saturday. In the nine inning affair, Jesse gave up five hits and three walks, with only one of those base runners scoring in a 4-1 Hawks victory against the Eagles. Along the way, he set down nine Coppin players via the strikeout. Stinnett picked up his fourth win of the season and has posted an ERA of 3.42 in ten appearances and nine starts with 23 walks and 44 strikeouts.

Veverka participated in the MEAC Championships in Savannah, Ga. this past weekend and ending up tying for fifth out of 29 golfers from six MEAC schools. Mike shot a 219 (76, 73, 70) on a par 72 course, ending his weekend at +3 over par. In eleven rounds of golf, Veverka averaged a 74.91, the highest on the team, with one top five finish and three top ten finishes.

Stinnett and the baseball team will stay in Princess Anne this week for home contests against UMBC on Wednesday and Norfolk State this weekend. Veverka and the Hawk golfers will travel to Florida on Mother’s Day Weekend for the PGA Minority Championship.

Previous UMES Athletes of the Week:

April 28 – Jesse Stinnett (Baseball)

April 28 – Mike Veverka (Golf)

April 21 – Byron Campbell (Baseball)

April 21 – Ciara Schnyder (Softball)

April 14 – Stephen Bull (Baseball)

April 14 – Megan Buja (Bowling)

April 7 – Jesse Stinnett (Baseball)

April 7 – Dillon Simon (Outdoor Track)

April 7 – Gayon Evans (Outdoor Track)

March 31 – Dillon Simon (Outdoor Track)

March 31 – Gayon Evans (Outdoor Track)

March 24 – Mike Escanilla (Baseball)

March 24 – Victoria Jones (Bowling)

March 17 – Justin Dattilo (Baseball)

March 17 – TeAmber Burke (Women’s Basketball

March 10 – Troy Snyder (Men’s Basketball)

March 10 – Gayon Evans (Indoor Track)

March 3- Troy Snyder (Men's Basketball)

March 3- Trenece Nash (Softball)

Feb. 24 Troy Snyder (Men's Basketball)

Feb. 24- Morgan King (Softball)

Feb. 17 - Dillon Simon (Indoor Track)

Feb. 17 - Gayon Evans(Indoor Track)

Feb. 10 - Troy Snyder (Men's Basketball)

Feb. 10 - Ashleigh Claybrooks (Women's Basketball)

Feb. 3 - Hakeem Baxter (Men's Basketball)

Feb. 3 - Mariah McCoy (Women's Basketball)

Jan. 27 - Dillon Simon (Indoor Track)

Jan. 27 - Mariana Alvarado (Bowling)

Jan. 20 - Jared Kerr (Indoor Track)

Jan. 20 -Ashleigh Claybrooks (Women's Basketball)

Jan. 13 - Dillon Simon (Indoor Track)

Jan. 13 - Jessica Long(Women's Basketball)

Jan. 6 - Dillon Simon (Indoor Track)

Jan. 6 - Shauntel Lucious (Indoor Track)

Dec. 31 - Hakeem Baxter (Men's Basketball)

Dec. 31 - Shane Randall (Men's Basketball)

Dec. 24 - KyRee Jones(Men's Basketball)

Dec. 24 - Alexis Udoji (Women's Basketball)

Dec. 17 - Dillon Simon (Indoor Track)

Dec. 17 - Gayon Evans (Indoor Track)

Dec. 10 - Hakeem Baxter (Men's Basketball)

Dec. 10 - Sara Pelayo(Bowling)

Dec. 3 - Francis Ezeiru (Men's Basketball)

Dec. 3 - Alexis Udoji (Women's Basketball)

Nov. 26 -Hakeem Baxter (Men's Basketball)

Nov. 26 - Jessica Long (Women's Basketball)

Nov. 19 - KyRee Jones(Men's Basketball)

Nov. 19 - Megan Buja (Bowling)

Nov. 12 - Hakeem Baxter (Men's Basketball)

Nov. 12 -Jessica Long (Women's Basketball)

Nov. 5 - Sara Pelayo (Bowling)

Nov. 5 - Jingqiao Li (Volleyball)

Oct. 29 - Khalil Rmidi (Men's XC)

Oct. 29 - Rachel Halmon (Women's XC)

Oct. 22 - Chris Adams (Baseball)

Oct. 22 - Diara Lewis (Volleyball)

Oct. 15 - Khalil Rmidi (Men's XC)

Oct. 15 - Sonia Rosales (Volleyball)

Oct. 7 -Rachel Halmon (Women's XC)

Oct. 7 - Byron Campbell (Baseball)

Sept. 30 - Sonia Rosales (Volleyball)

Sept. 30 - Michael Veverka (Golf)

Sept. 23 - Petra Jerabkova (Volleyball)

Sept. 23 - Khalil Rmidi Kinini (Men's XC)

Sept. 16 - Rachel Halmon (Women's XC)

Sept. 16 - Khalil Rmidi Kinini (Men's XC)

Sept. 9 - Petra Jerabkova (Volleyball) 



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