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Akilah
Bethel
Class: So.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Height: 6-0
Sport: Women's Basketball
Position: G

Biography

At West Virginia (2011-12):

  • Played in 25 games, averaging 10.8 minutes per game
  • Recorded a pair of double-figure scoring games, including a career-high 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting against North Carolina Central
  • Led WVU with a career-best nine rebounds in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship against Notre Dame
  • Totaled eight 3-pointers for the season, including a 2-for-2 effort against North Florida
  • Was perfect from the free throw line on six occasions, shooting 66.7 percent (14-21) for the season
  • Played in all five postseason games at BIG EAST tournament and NCAA tournament
In High School:
  • Was ranked by All-Star Girls Report as the No. 144-best player in the country
  • Was team MVP her senior season at Academy of Holy Cross after averaging 12.8 points per game, 5.2 rebounds per game, 3.6 assists per game and 2.5 steals per game
  • Played in the Buffalo Wild Wings All-Star game as a senior and was named MVP
  • A McDonald’s All-American nominee
  • Named first team all-conference in the prestigious Washington Catholic Athletic Conference
  • Was a first team All-Gazette selection
  • Reached the 1,000-point milestone
  • Named fourth team all-metro
  • Led the Tartans to a 15-4 team record and the WCAC semi-final game her senior season
  • Helped Academy of Holy Cross to the 2010 Holiday Hoops Tournament title
  • Her team finished with a 10-2 record her junior season
  • Also played AAU for D.C. Love
Personal:
  • Daughter of the late Robert Bethel and Tammy Irvine
  • Birthday is April 15
  • Has two brothers and one sister
  • Enrolled in general studies
  • BIG EAST Academic All-Star
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Dean's List

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