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Kiyah Brown-Samuels
Kiyah  Brown-Samuels

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Mount Pleasant H.S.

Height:
5-7

Position:
DS

09/19/2017

The Henson's Hawk Invite

The Shore wins three of four matches to place 2nd at The Henson's Hawk Invite. (photos by Joey Gardner)

High School/Club: Earned four varsity letters as a volleyball player ... recipient of the Terry Clark Memorial Award for excellent as a senior and earned a DIAA Academic Sports Award for maintaining 3.5 GPA as a junior and senior ... Academic All Conference and Academic All State as a freshman and senior competed for the Delaware Volleyball Academy and the Premier Volleyball of Delaware clubs ... while at DVA, was the most improved player and won a bid to nationals in Orlando, Florida. 

Personal: daughter of Nicole Kelley ... has a brother, Kevin ... born in Philadelphia ... kinesiology major at Maryland Eastern Shore ... member of Girls Empowered and Girl Scouts and active in her church as a junior deaconess and junior usher ... joined the Hawks because the campus environment felt like home, complete with a warm welcome received from her future team ... prays and listens to music to keep calm as a pre-game ritual ... also rubs the bottom of her shoes before each match as a superstition ... best personal moment was to work her way to become the starting libero for her high school and club teams ... lists her mother as her biggest influence because of her perserverance and for teaching both her and her brother to be strong and independent ... best non-athletic accomplishment was graduating from high school ... favorite quote is "Trust that everything happens for a reason, even when you're not wish enough to see it." by Oprah ... hobbies outside of sports include traveling, hanging out with family and friends, and trying new foods ... favorite book is Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur ... favorite movie is The Parent Trap ... wants to improve speed, work hard, attempt to start at libero as a freshman and reach her greatest potential while on The Shore. 

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