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Dontae Caldwell
Dontae  Caldwell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Santa Ana, California

High School:
Bull City Prep (N.C.) - PG

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 190

Position:
Guard

11/19/2017

Hawks Return to St. Bonaventure for Bonnie Redo

Eastern Shore in middle of five-game road trip

11/17/2017

Hawks to Face New-Look Hoyas in D.C.

Eastern Shore last played Georgetown in December 2000

11/01/2017

Hawks Prep for Exhibition against CNU

Tilt with Division III foe to serve as season warmup

03/10/2017

Hawks advance to MEAC semis with win against Hampton

The Shore won a second game at the tourney for the first time since the 1973-74 season

03/10/2017

Hawks looking to upset No. 1 N.C. Central in third meeting

The Shore has advances to the MEAC Tourney semifinals for the first time since 1994

03/03/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Morgan State, 3/2/17

In their final Hytche Center game of the season, the Hawks stage a last-minute comeback to upend the Bears 67-66.

02/21/2017

Men's Basketball vs. N.C. A&T, 2/20/17

In a marathon Monday night, Hawks shoot 43-53 (.811) from the free throw line and outlast the Aggies 106-95 in triple overtime.

02/14/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Bethune-Cookman, 2/13/17

In their first overtime game of the year, Bakari Copeland's free throws with 19.7 seconds to go lifted the Hawks to an 82-81 victory over the Wildcats.

01/30/2017

Men's Basketball vs. South Carolina State, 1/28/17

The Hawks score 48 points in the second half to bludgeon the Bulldogs 92-69 and win their third straight.

01/23/2017

Men's Basketball at Bethune-Cookman, 1/21/17

The Hawks overcome a 14-point second-half deficit and Logan McIntosh's finger roll with a minute to go propels Eastern Shore to a 82-79 win at Bethune-Cookman.

01/30/2017

Hawks win streak snapped by Tigers

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore battled back from as many as 13 points down, took its first lead of the second half with just over 9 minutes to go and held the lead (75-74) as late as the 5:15 mark of the second half on Monday against Savannah State. But it was the Tigers (10-12, 7-2 MEAC) who came out on top 87-82.

01/29/2017

Loss to Howard spoils MEAC home opener

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore fell behind early in its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference home opener against Howard, holding the lead just once in the first half, 6-4, and trailed by 11 at the break. The Shore fought back in the second half, but fell 74-66.

01/28/2017

Hawks top Bulldogs for third straight win

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore got an all-around standout performance from Senior Bakari Copeland (Decatur, Georgia) and what head coach Bobby Collins called "a total game" from his squad on Saturday in a 92-69 win against visiting South Carolina State.

12/07/2016

Hawks gain first win against Central Penn

The Shore topped Central Penn in the team's final home game of December.

12/07/2016

Men's Basketball vs. Virginia Tech

Maryland Eastern Shore vs. Virginia Tech Men's Basketball December 7, 2016

2016-17: Started in 27 of 32 games and finished second on the team in rebounding (20th MEAC) with 5.3 per game... Scored double digits 13 times and reached double digits in rebounds three times... Led the team in rebounding 14 times... Led the team in scoring three times... Given the Don Haskins award (created in memory of Haskins and is given to the player who best exemplifies the characteristics most valued by coach Haskins") at the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational)... Finished second on the team in blocked shots with 11... Scored a season-high 20 points at home against Savannah State on Jan. 30... Pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds in that same game... 

2015-16: 
Played in all 32 games as a freshman and showed flashed of brilliance while averaging 5.1 points per game and earning Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team honors... Led the squad to an, 83-81, overtime victory at Coppin State on Jan. 30 with a career-high 25 points and 32 minutes... Reached double digits in scoring five times including 23 at Old Dominion on Dec. 15... Pulled down a career-high six rebounds at Michigan State, Dec. 9... Shot 82 percent from the free throw line, 41 percent from the field and 35 percent from behind the 3-point arc... Earned MEAC Rookie of the Week honors for the week of Dec. 14-20.

High School/Club:
Played varsity basketball at St. Anthony’s High School… In 2014, selected to the All-League First Team and Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the conference… Won two California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Championships… Scored 43 points in a single game, a career-high … Member of the Compton Magic in Los Angeles, Calif.

Personal: Nickname is Tae… Born October 12, 1996 in Orange, Calif.… Son of Michelle Coffman… Is an only child… Major is Hotel and Tourism Management… Pre-game routines/superstitions are taking naps while listening to music… Plans to become a professional basketball player… Best advice/favorite saying received is, “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe then you’ll be successful” by Eric Thomas… Hobbies outside of sports are hanging out with friends and family and listening to music… Favorite Book/Author is The Cat In The Hat by Dr. Seuss… Favorite Movie is Step Brothers… Personal best sports moment is being a member of two California Interscholistic Federation Championship teams… Most influential person is his mother because she is the true definition of strength… Personal athletic goals are winning MEAC Freshman of the Year, MEAC Title, and NCAA Tournament Bid… Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is making the honor roll… Personal athletic goal before graduating is winning the NCAA Championship… Tae is a hard worker and hates losing.

Total 3-Point Free Throws Rebounds Scoring
Season GP-GS Min/Avg fg-fga pct fg-fga pct ft-fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
2015-16 32-0 424/13.9 51-125 .408 24-69 .348 36-44 .818 20 33 53 1.7 42 0 15 38 6 16 162 5.1
2016-17 32-27 813/25.4 107-247 .433 32-105 .305 27-49 .551 44 126 170 5.3 89 3 44 48 11 23 273 8.5
TOTAL 64-27 1237/19.3 158-372 .425 56-174 .322 63-93 .677 64 159 223 3.5 131 3 59 86 17 39 435 6.8

Dontae Caldwell goes to the basket against Bethune Cookman.

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