A versatile player who can play either on the perimeter or in the post...tall, lanky defender who can give a smaller type guard fits...is extremely athletic.
Averaged 4.4 minutes off the bench after walking on the team...scored 3.3 points per game in 25 contests...shot 3-of-6 from the free throw line and pulled down 12 rebounds...pitched in a total of 19 points, including a career high of six at Long Island (11/28/03).
Helped lead her team to back-to-back NIIC Championships...as a sophomore, her team garnered a bid to the National Tournament.
As a Prep
Attended Wheaton North High School, where she was a two-sport athlete in track and basketball...started her junior and senior years in basketball...finished first in the 3200 meter relay at the IHSA state track meet...also set school record in that event...placed fifth in the state in the 1600 meter relay.
Full name is Lecretia Akines...majors in Biological Sciences...born Jan. 14, 1982...daughter of Elturia and Erik Akines...also a member of the track and field team at SIU...has four siblings, Zina, Amber, Bryce and Amari.
Akines' Career Statistics
|Wednesday, Nov 25|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||L, 70-63||ESPN3|
|Sunday, Nov 29|
|Women's Basketball||Memphis, Tenn.||2:00 PM|
|Wednesday, Dec 2|
|Women's Basketball||Murray, Ky.||6:00 PM|
|Friday, Dec 4|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||12:00 PM|
|Tuesday, Dec 8|
|Women's Basketball||Champaign, Ill.||7:00 PM|
|Saturday, Dec 12|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||3:00 PM|
|Saturday, Dec 19|
|Women's Basketball||Macon, Ga.||1:00 PM|
|Tuesday, Dec 22|
|Women's Basketball||Cape Girardeau, Mo.||12:00 PM|
|Monday, Dec 28|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||2:00 PM|
|Friday, Jan 1|
|Women's Basketball||Des Moines, Iowa||2:00 PM|