Mark Blackmon
Mark  Blackmon


Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
West Charlotte H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175



Hawks take down Hornets at home

Maryland Eastern Shore ends five-game slide



Second half comeback key in first MEAC win, 69-58


UMES vs. Maryland (12.12.2015)

The Hawks faced off against the #6 ranked Maryland Terps at the XFINITY Center in College Park (photos by Megan Raymond)


Men's Basketball vs. Saint Francis (PA)

See some shots from UMES' first win and Coach Bobby Collins's 200th career victory.


Men's Basketball at Kansas State

See some AP images of UMES at Kansas State to open the 15-16 season. Photos credit AP/Orlin Wagner


Men's Basketball vs. Morgan State (03/05/15)

The Hawks captured their 18th victory, with a 89-76 win over the Morgan State ( courtesy of Megan Raymond).


2015 "The Harry's"

2015 "The Harry's" (Photo by Lloydlee Heite)

Also participated on Outdoor Track Team 2015-16.

 Played in all 32 of the squad's games... Scored 11 points at North Carolina A&T on Dec. 7... Pulled down four rebounds and dished out four assists at home against Central Penn... Played a season-high 22 minutes at home against Florida A&M on Feb. 22... 

Played in all 33 games...Raised field goal percentage to 45.7 percent as a sophomore from 33.3 percent as a freshman... Set new career-high in points scored in MEAC Tournament Quarterfinal vs. Hampton with 14 points...

Played in 15 games, starting one... 8.9 minutes per game as a freshman with .333 pct. from the floor... 2.9 ppg and nine assists... Made first career start at Virginia Tech (Dec. 31)... Four games with at least 14 minutes... Best game of the season was in MEAC Tournament First Round against Norfolk St. with 13 points (3-for-5 FG) and three steals... Career-high two rebounds at Mississippi State (Jan. 2)...

High School/Club: Participated in varsity basketball, track and cross country for West Charlotte High School (N.C.) and Fort Mill High School (S.C.)... decorated multi-sport athlete.... Won eight state championships and had two runner-up state championships in prep career... Three-time 4A State Cross Country champion at Fort Mill High School... Four-time 4A state track champion... Won the 2011-12 4A State Championship in basketball... Runner-up for 2012-13 4A State Championship in basketball... Two-time All-State basketball selection... 2010-11 South Carolina All-State and All-Region basketball selection... First ever Mecklenburg County boys runner to win a 4A Cross Country Championship in North Carolina... 2009 Charlotte Observer Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year... Won the Wendy's Invitational in South Carolina...

Personal: Born on Oct. 5, 1993 in Augusta, Ga... Son of Angela and Thomas Blackmon... Has four sisters and three brothers... Pre-game superstitions include listening to music and praying... Tremendous quickness and excellent ball defender... Good stamina and ability to run... Personal best sports moment was winning the state basketball championship in 2012 against Millbrook... Lists his older siblings as the people that have influenced him the most because they keep him focused... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is graduating high school... Plans to live the life that all his hardwork and dedication made for him after graduation from UMES... Best advice recieved is "Carpe Diem"... Hobbies outside of sports include listening to music... Favorite book is The Last Shot... Favorite movie is Apocolypto... personal athletic goal this season is to help team win MEAC... Would like Hawk fans to know that he is a strong believer in Christ and that he gives him all the glory for his opportunities and ability...


Total 3-Point F-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
2013-14 15-1 133/8.9 13-39 .333 7-20 .350 11-19 .579 4 4 8 0.5 21 0 9 10 0 9 44 2.9
2014-15 33-0 280/8.5 32-70 .457 8-24 .333 30-39 .769 9 18 27 0.8 38 1 11 12 0 22 102 3.1
2015-16 32-0 301/9.4 13-39 .333 6-17 .353 10-15 .667 11 18 29 0.9 40 0 16 15 0 20 42 1.3
TOTAL 80-1 714/8.9 58-148 .392 21-61 .344 51-73 .698 24 40 64 0.8 99 1 36 37 0 51 188 2.4

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