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Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
High School: Shaw High School


2016 Season: Played in all 32 games with 25 starts in her rookie season … Averaged 6.8 points and 7.4 rebounds per game … Shot .488 from the floor with a .515 free throw percentage … Led the team in rebounding (236 total) and blocked shots (13) … Third on the team in points per game and second in field goal percentage … Named to the MEAC All-Rookie team … Made her first career start against UT Martin on Nov. 14 at home … Had three double-doubles on the season, with her first coming against S.C. State on Feb. 13 with 16 points and 11 rebounds … Put up a career-high 19 points and 14 rebounds against Savannah State at home on Feb. 25 … Also had a double-double on the road at Howard on Feb. 18, finishing with 12 points and 14 rebounds … Had nine points and 11 rebounds in the MEAC Tournament semifinal round against Hampton on Mar. 10 … Put up seven points and 13 rebounds against Howard in the MEAC Tournament.

High School: Played three varsity seasons at Shaw High School under coaches Raymond Smith, Asia Polk and Dana Jeter … Was an all-conference, all-district, and All-Ohio selection … lettered in volleyball and cross country … Played AAU for TNBA.

Personal: Full name is Alexus Faith Lessears … She is the daughter of Cesseli Cooke and Al F. Lessears … Has three siblings Myya, Alisha and Icess … She was born on July 7, 1998 … Her major is business … Plans to be a sports agent if not playing professionally in the next ten years … Likes to do hair, shopping and singing … Her most prized possession is her jewelry box … Listens to Gucci Man as her pre-game ritual … Chose A&T because of the great people, education opportunity and programs.

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