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#3 Akilah Bethel
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Class: Junior
Experience: Transfer
City/State: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Academy of Holy Cross
Other College: West Virginia
Major: Mass Communications
Born: 04/15/1993
Akilah Bethel Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 10/24/2013

Versatile guard who transfers from West Virginia to LSU … Due to NCAA rules, will sit out the 2013-14 season … Will be a junior and eligible to play for the Lady Tigers during the 2014-15 season … Played her freshman and sophomore seasons at West Virginia after starring at Academy of Holy Cross in Kensington, Md. 

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012-13 AT WEST VIRGINIA) 
Saw action in 17 games and averaged 3.0 points per contest before sustaining a season-ending knee injury on Jan. 19 against Baylor … Scored seven points with three assists, four rebounds and two steals in a loss to LSU at the FIU Thanksgiving Classic on Nov. 23.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12 AT WEST VIRGINIA)
Played in 25 games and averaged 3.8 points and 10.8 minutes per contest … Recorded a pair of double-figure scoring games, including 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting against North Carolina Central … Led WVU with a season-best nine rebounds in the Big East Championship semifinals against Notre Dame … Was perfect from the free throw line on six occasions, shooting 66.7 percent (14-of-21) for the season … Played in all five postseason games.

HIGH SCHOOL
Prepped at Academy of Holy Cross in Kensington, Md., and was named team MVP as a senior after producing 12.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.5 steals per game … Named first-team all-conference in the prestigious Washington Catholic Athletic Conference … Eclipsed 1,000 points for her career and was a first-team All-Gazette selection … Helped Holy Cross to a 15-4 team record and the WCAC semifinal game as a senior.

PERSONAL
Born April 15, 1993 in Baltimore, Md. … Daughter of Robert Bethel and Tammy Irvine … Has two older brothers – Vernon and Morgan and one older sister – Monatara … Majoring in mass communications.

 

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