Alexa  Middleton

33Alexa Middleton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Murfreesboro, Tenn.

High School:
Riverdale H.S.

Height:
5-9

Position:
G

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 // Stetson, 12/30/15*
  • Free Throws: 5 // Alabama, 2/19/15
  • Minutes: 32 // Penn, 11/14/14
  • *Indicates most recent high

CAREER HONORS

  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll -- 2014-15

2015-16 - SOPHOMORE

  • Went 2-3 from the three point line as she finished with six points versus Arkansas.
  • Notched five points and two assists in 18 minutes against Alabama.
  • Led the team with five assists off the bench against Arkansas.
  • Recorded SEC highs with 8 points, 4 rebounds and two assists on 4-6 shooting from the field vs. Auburn.
  • Notched seven points on 3 for 4 shooting off the bench in the win over #20 Mizzou.
  • Returned to action with 17 minutes against Stetson as she went 2-2 from behind the three point line to help her finish with eight points, two rebounds and three assists.
  • Missed four games due to a foot injury.
  • Notched five assists, three rebounds and three steals in 22 minutes against ETSU.
  • Scored seven points in nine minutes off the bench against UAlbany.
  • Recorded two points and two steals off the bench to help the Lady Vols fend off Chattanooga.
  • Notched 15 points, five rebounds and six assists on 5-8 shooting in the season opener against UCA.
  • Tallied 13 points and five rebounds while shooting 6-of-10 from the field in the exhibition victory.

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.
  • Recorded 49 assists and 40 turnovers for the season.
  • 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 advertising.
  • Recipient of the Jim Stockdale Basketball Scholarship Endowment.
  • Follow @AMidd33 on Twitter and @alexacm33 on Instagram.
 

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