Lakeitha Alston #24
Position: F Ht.: 6-0
Hometown: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Previous School: Carolina Forrest HS
Eligibility: Sr. Major: Elementary Education
2011-12 (Jr.): Started in all 32 games on the season, joining teammate Rachelle Coward as the only CSU players on the team to achieve that accomplishment…Averaged 16.3 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 1.7 apg…Led the team with 46 steals and tied for the team lead with 19 blocked shots…Shot 51.8 percent from the floor, 34.4 percent from behind the arc and 65.2 percent from the free throw line…Scored double-digits in 27 games on the season…Scored 20+ points in eight games…Scored a season high 31 points twice (Dec. 4 @ Clemson, Jan. 9 @ UNC Asheville)…Finished the season with four double-doubles on the season...Recorded a season high 12 rebounds on Jan. 28 against Coastal Carolina.
2010-11 (So.): Was the Bucs most dependable post scorer averaging 11.6 points per game and was second on the team with 5.7 rebounds per game… Had a career high 27points in the Bucs’ first contest… One of only three Bucs to start in all 30 games… Had 16 games scoring in double figures… Had three double-doubles on the season…Ranked 13th in the Big South Conference in both scoring and rebounding.
2009-10 (Fr.): Alston played in all 31 games and made eight start throughout the season...scored 5.3 points per game and averaged 3.7 rebounds per game...shot 38 percent from the field and knocked down eight three-pointers...scored a season-high 14 points against Mercer College (11/21/09) and hit double figures in five different games...grabbed seven rebounds four times and pulled down a season-high 10 against UTSA (11/20/09).
High School: Lakeitha averaged 23 points, 13 rebounds and three assists in high school...was an all-region player all four years and was named to the all-state team twice...lettered three times...played in the North Carolina-South Carolina All-Star Game...also participated in volleyball and track and field.
Personal: Born Jan. 23, 1991...daughter of Reggie and Dee Dee Alston...major Elementary Education...father played football for the University of Utah and three uncles played football for Clemson University.