3  Travis Aikens
Travis Aikens
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Jones HS

Last College:
Daytona Beach C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190

Position:
G/F

Birthdate:
02/10/1985

Experience:
SR

#3 Travis Aikens action Junior Season
Played in 26 games and started seven in 2005-06, his first season with the Thundering Herd after a two-year career at Daytona Beach Community College...wore the number two in 2005-06, will wear three in 2006-07...is the team's leading returning scorer; averaged 8.6 points per contest...posted a career-high 22 points in his first game at the Division I level at Evansville on 11/18...in his second career game at Virginia Tech on November 21, he notched his only double-double of the season with a 16-point, 11-rebound effort...scored in double-digits in ten games in 2005-06...scored 17 points and grabbed nine boards in a win at UCF in his hometown of Orlando on 1/11...also scored 17 points against Youngstown State on 12/4...made a career-best seven field goals at Evansville and at UCF...made 5-of-5 free throws, a season best, versus Youngstown State.

Prior to Marshall
Recently played two seasons at Daytona Beach Community College...averaged eight points and 4 rebounds a game his freshman season (2003-04), and 14 points and 7 rebounds a contest his sophomore year...his sophomore year team at Daytona Beach Community College made the state championship final before losing to Chipola C.C....six members of that team averaged double-figure points...he is a 2003 graduate of Orlando Jones High School, where he averaged 18 points and six rebounds per contest...Jones High finished as the 3A State Runner-Up his senior year...third in the 3A Player of the Year ballot his senior season...also recognized as a second team All-State and All-Metro (Orlando) team member.

Personal
Born on February 10, 1985...Son of Robin Rodgers...favorite NBA team is the Orlando Magic, favorite players are Allen Iverson and Kevin Garnett...nickname is Trap.