Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks Logo

Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks Logo

There are around 15 teams in the athletic program of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Maryland. The hawk has been the centerpiece of the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks logo for at least twenty years.

Meaning and history

Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks logo history

1991 – 2006

Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks Logo-1991

On the previous emblem, which was developed in 1991, the hawk was depicted in flight, with its wings spread wide. Apparently, it was going to attack. The lettering “UMES” could be seen below. The palette included only black and white.

2007 – Today

Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks Logo

In 2007, the team adopted a logo featuring only the hawk’s head. This time, there were the team’s official colors, maroon and grey, complemented with black and white nuances.

You can still see a hawk in flight on the secondary Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks logo.

Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks basketball

Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks basketball logo

The men’s basketball team of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore has competed in the NCAA Tournament on seven occasions, in the National Invitation Tournament on one occasion, and CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on one occasion. As of 2019, the head coach is Jason Crafton.

Although the women’s team has never won the MEAC title, they reached the Final on one occasion. Their home arena is Hytche Athletic Center.