21  Alix Barnette
Alix Barnette
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chapel Hill, N.C.

High School:
East Chapel Hill

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

2007-08 (Sophomore):
Saw action in 31 games in 2007-08, starting two (2/15/08 against UCF and 2/17/08 against Southern Miss)....second on the Herd in three-point shots with 20 and attempts (68)....fifth in steals (19), FT% (.681) and free throws (32)....reached double-digits in scoring on six difference occasions....scored team-high 15 points in season opener at Evansville, also had three assists....had 14-point performances twice over a three-game stretch against Jackson State and North Texas....set season high with eight rebounds against UT Arlington....opened C-USA play up with ten points vs East Carolina....after scoring seven points in six games from 1/10/08 vs Memphis through 1/27/08 at ECU, scored 82 points over the final 11 games of the season, good for an average of 7.45 PPG, also played an average of 21.27 minutes per game over that span after averaging 11.8 minutes in her first 20 games of the season....tallied 11 points and six boards against nationally ranked UTEP while tying her season high with three three-pointers....set career high by dishing out three assists at Tulane....notched season high 16 points in home contest vs Southern Miss, tied for the team high....hit 13 of final 17 free throw attempts to finish up the season (.765)....scored 16 points in three C-USA Tournament games.

2006-07 (Freshman):
Played in 26 games as a true freshman, including two starts...scored 5.2 points per game (7th on team), an average that rose to 6.3 ppg in C-USA action...sank the fourth most 3-pointers (13)...third on team in free throw percentage (68.9)...team's third-leading scorer in season's last five games (9.0 ppg) with team-best 2.2 assists per game...recorded 10 points in collegiate debut, Nov. 12 at Navy, going 6-for-6 from the FT line with team-highs in assists (3) and steals (2)...10 points (matched by fellow freshman Chantelle Handy) marked the most points scored by a freshman in their Herd debut since Modupe Ishola scored eight points in 2003...in first game with double-digit minutes since season-opener, Barnette scored a career- and team-high 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting, with 13 second-half points, in MU's slim road loss at Rice on Jan. 11...set career marks in field goals (7) and 3-point FG (3 - all in second half) vs. the Owls...followed up Rice performance with 14 points off bench at Memphis on Jan. 18...shared point guard duties down the stretch of the season as starter Meg Withrow's minutes were limited due to injury...dished out a career-high five assists vs. Tulane on Feb. 15...netted 14 points vs. UTEP on Feb. 17 with zero turnovers at the point...starter at UCF (Feb. 22) and Southern Miss (Feb. 24)...scored team-high 12 points at USM...hit one of MU's two 3-pointers in its first round C-USA Championship loss to Houston.

High School:
Attended East Chapel Hill HS, playing for coach Michelle Wood...averaged 20 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.2 steals per game...named Co-MVP of the PAC 6 Conference as a senior...as a sophomore, teamed with current Pitt guard Karlyle Lim to lead East Chapel Hill to a 22-6 record en route to a conference and sectional championship... set an East Chapel Hill school record with a 40-point game as a senior...MVP of the Tiger Holiday Classic as a sophomore...named a first team all-conference selection all four years at East Chapel Hill, with an all-area selection as a junior...played in the East-West All-Star Game in Greensboro, N.C....won back-to-back state championships for the AAU Garner Flames and coach Earl Baxter...served as volleyball team manager for four years.

Personal:
Born on May 25, 1988...daughter of Reginald and Cynthia Barnette...has a sister, Ambrosia (21), who attends UNC Wilmington, and two brothers, Reginald and Stephen (15)...major is undecided.