Melequa King
Melequa  King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Suitland H.S.

Height:
5-9

04/19/2017

King Named To The MEAC All-Academic Team

D.C. native recognized for hard work off the court

04/18/2017

Monmouth Spoils Hawks’ Home Finale

The Shore unable to finish season on a high note

04/12/2017

Hawks Drop League Match At Howard

Bison win conference match, 7-0

04/09/2017

Greyhounds Take Down Hawks

Loyola (Md.) wins nonconference match, 6-1

04/02/2017

Women’s Tennis Drops Road Match At Towson

Tigers roll past Hawks

04/05/2017

Women's Tennis vs. North Carolina Central (03.19.17)

Women's Tennis at North Carolina Central (Photos by Steven Worthy)

03/30/2016

UMES Women's Tennis v. Delaware State (03-28-16)

UMES Women's Tennis versus Delaware State at Hawks Tennis Complex (Photos by Megan Raymond)

04/30/2015

2015 "The Harry's"

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

04/15/2015

UMES Women's Tennis v. Penn State-Abington (03-13-15)

UMES Women's Tennis v. Penn State-Abington at Hawks Tennis Complex (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)

2017: King ended her three-year Hawk career playing in 37 singles matches and 32 doubles ... Named to the MEAC Tennis All-Academic Team ... Served as the team's No. 1 player ... Competed in 12 singles matches (0-12, 0-5 MEAC) ... Took part in 10 doubles matches (0-10, 0-5 MEAC).

2016: Served as the club's No. 1 player ... competed in 12 singles matches (1-11, 1-3 MEAC) and 11 doubles matches (1-10, 0-4 MEAC) ... won her singles match versus Coppin State (April 2) ... won her doubles match with Alese Brown against Bowie State (April 6).

2015: Named the team's Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... In her first season, served as the squad's No. 1 singles and doubles player ... she took part in 13 singles matches and went 2-11 (0-5 MEAC) overall ... in doubles play, she participated in 11 matches and went 2-9 (0-4 MEAC) ... Made her collegiate debut at Salisbury (02/08/15) ... Picked up her first collegiate singles and doubles victories versus Penn State-Abington (03/13/15) ... Won both singles and doubles matches at St. Francis Brooklyn (04/08/15).

High School/Club: A four-sport student-athlete in high school (tennis, basketball, volleyball, & soccer) ... Named team Most Valuable Player (MVP) all four seasons ... Won team MVP in basketball her freshman year ... Was a Southern District Champ her junior season.

Personal: Born Feb. 20, 1994, in Columbia Hospital in Washington, DC ... Daugther of Melea and Eric King ... Has three sisters ... Major is Criminal Justice ... pregame routine/superstition is listening to music and reading encouraging note cards ... Plans to begin her career as a criminal lawyer ... Best advice/favorite saying is, "Do what you have to do now to get where you want to be later." ... Hobbies outside of sports is spending quality time with family and friends ... Favorite Movies are Save the Last Dance and Mighty Joe Young ... Personal best sports moment is winning her first tennis tournament at 12 years old ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is attending college ... Personal athletic goals for the season is staying focus and consistent while having a positive attitude ... Personal athletic goals before graduation is encouraging my teammates ... Melequa is Caribbean with a descendant from Trinidad and Tobago.

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