5  McKenzie Akers
McKenzie Akers
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Princeton, W.Va.

High School:
Princeton Senior HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
G

01/24/2015

@HerdWBB Tops UTEP in 76-71 Comeback Win

Marshall defeats Miners for first time in El Paso

01/10/2015

Shooting Woes Hinder @HerdWBB at Charlotte

Marshall falls to 9-5, 1-2 in C-USA

01/08/2015

@HerdWBB Trumps Lady Monarchs, 69-37

Marshall picks up first Conference USA road win since 2012

12/22/2014

@HerdWBB Posts C-USA-Record 127 in Win over Brescia

Johnson drains school-record seven 3-pointers

12/21/2014

@HerdWBB to Begin Home Stand Versus Brescia

Marshall set for final game before holiday break

01/17/2015

Marshall Women's Basketball vs. Florida Atlantic

Marshall 66, Florida Atlantic 59 - Jan. 17, 2015

02/19/2014

Women's Basketball at Middle Tennessee

Feb. 19, 2014

L, 75-36

2013-14 (Freshman)

Appeared in all but one game for the Herd (at Old Dominion, Feb. 1), making eight starts ... fourth-best 3-point percentage at .279 (34-of-122) ... scored career-high 18 points versus Louisiana Tech (Feb. 8), matching career-best four threes ... third-most 3-pointers made per game at 1.1 off 4.1 attempts ... made career-best four assists versus Florida Atlantic (Feb. 26) and WVU Tech (Dec. 9) ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School

All-time leading scorer at Princeton Senior High School (1,800 points) ... averaged 24.9 points, 7.0 assists, 2.0 steals, 1.0 turnover and 3.0 rebounds per game ... team made one state tournament appearance ... named first team All-State captain ... Bluefield Daily-Telegraph Player of the Year ... Student-Athlete of the Year ... also involved in student council (student body president), Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Students Against Drunk Driving, Key Club, Pep Club, Choir and church activities.

Personal

Born September 21, 1994 ... daughter of Earnie and Lori Akers ... has one sister, Tesla, who is the head girls' basketball coach at Princeton High School ... major is undecided, but plans to work in the medical field.

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