Alexa  Middleton

33Alexa Middleton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Murfreesboro, Tenn.

High School:
Riverdale H.S.

Height:
5-9

Position:
G

MIDDLETON'S SUPERLATIVES
2014-15 Season Highs
Points:20 // Penn, 11/14/14
Rebounds:7 // Saint Francis, 12/3/14
Assists:11 // Penn, 11/14/14
Steals:4 // Saint Francis, 12/3/14
Blocks: --
Field Goals:8 // Penn, 11/14/14
3-Pointers:2 // Lipscomb, 12/7/14*
Free Throws:5 // Alabama, 2/19/15
Minutes:32 // Penn, 11/14/14
Career Highs
Points:20 // Penn, 11/14/14
Rebounds:7 // Saint Francis, 12/3/14
Assists:11 // Penn, 11/14/14
Steals:4 // Saint Francis, 12/3/14
Blocks: --
Field Goals:8 // Penn, 11/14/14
3-Pointers:2 // Lipscomb, 12/7/14*
Free Throws:5 // Alabama, 2/19/15
Minutes:32 // Penn, 11/14/14
SEC Highs
Points:7 // Alabama, 2/19/15*
Rebounds:3 // Georgia, 1/25/15*
Assists:2 // Alabama, 2/19/15*
Steals:2 // Alabama, 2/19/15
Blocks: --
Field Goals:3 // LSU, 1/22/15
3-Pointers:1 // Georgia, 2/26/15*
Free Throws:5 // Alabama, 2/19/15
Minutes:20// Alabama, 2/19/15
NCAA Highs
Points:2 // Pitt, 3/23/15
Rebounds:--
Assists:1 // Pitt, 3/23/15*
Steals:1 // Boise St., 3/21/15
Blocks: --
Field Goals:--
3-Pointers:--
Free Throws:--
Minutes:13 // Boise St., 3/21/15
*Indicates most recent high
2014-15 - FRESHMAN
    • Played in all 36 games in her first season at Tennessee, starting the first three.
    • She became the 18th freshman to start her first game as a Lady Vol.
    • Carded a double-double of 20 points and 11 assists in the opener vs. Penn, recording the most assists by a Lady Vol in a freshman debut.
    • It marked the seventh double-double by a UT freshman but the first-ever of the points/assists variety.
    • She was only the fifth Lady Vol to score 20 or more in her rookie debut.
    • Scored in double figures five times as a freshman, including 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting in a top-10 showdown vs. Oregon State.
    • Was 4-of-4 from the field vs. Wichita State and finished with 10 points.
    • Ended up on the positive side for assists and turnovers, charting 49 and 40, respectively.
    • Committed only one turnover over her final five games of the 2014-15 season.
    • Nabbed three or more steals on three occasions, including four vs. Saint Francis to go along with 11 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
    • Finished fifth on the team in steals with 26 despite ranking ninth in minutes played.

USA/AAU BASKETBALL
    • Played for the Tennessee Flight AAU team.

HIGH SCHOOL
    • Ranked No. 28 in 2014 espnW HoopGurlz Top 100.
    • Rated as a five-star recruit on that list and the No. 4-ranked guard.
    • Blue Star rated her as the No. 22 player in the country.
    • Full Court ranked her the No. 32 player in the nation.
    • All-Star Girls Report had her 46th.
    • WBCA All-American (2014).
    • McDonald's All-American (2014).
    • Had three points, five assists and four rebounds in 20 minutes in the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game.
    • Won Powerade Jam Fest skills competition and three-point shootout in conjunction with the McDonald's Game.
    • Became first McDonald's All-American to win two contests at the Powerade Jam Fest.
    • USA TODAY All-American - Third Team (2014).
    • SchollyMe All-World Game participant (2014).
    • Class AAA Miss Basketball (2014) and Miss Basketball finalist (2013).
    • Tennessean Mid-State Player of the Year (2013).
    • Played on back-to-back state championship teams in 2012 and 2013.
    • Helped 2013 Riverdale team to national championship season.
    • Four-time Class AAA all-state honoree.
    • Four-time all-district and all-region selection.
    • Averaged 17.8 ppg., 4.2 rpg., 3.4 apg. and 2.8 spg. as a senior.
    • She shot 44% from the field, 35% on threes and 77% from the free throw line.
    • As a junior, she averaged 16.0 ppg., 4.0 apg. and 2.5 spg.

PERSONAL
    • Full name is Alexa C. Middleton.
    • Born on Oct. 31, 1995, in Nashville, Tenn.
    • Parents are Michael and Celeste Middleton.
    • Celeste played basketball at Murfreesboro Oakland High School and at Lipscomb University.
    • Has an older brother, Killen.
    • Majoring in business administration.
    • Recipient of the MiniFIBERS, Inc. Women's Basketball Enhancement Endowment.
    • Follow @AMidd33 on Twitter and @alexacm33 on Instagram.
 

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