Lessears Named to MEAC All-Rookie Team
GREENSBORO (March 3, 2017) – North Carolina A&T women’s basketball freshman center Alexus Lessears was named to the 2016-2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference All-Rookie team. The Feb. 20 Rookie of the Week would finish the regular season with a team-leading 205 rebounds, averaging 7.1 per game and blocked shots (12).
The 6-foot-3 Cleveland, Ohio native progressed throughout the season, recording three double-doubles in four games, starting against S.C. State on Feb. 13 where she put away 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Lessears had a career-high 19 points against Savannah State at Corbett and tied her career-high 14 rebounds in the Feb. 25 game, as well. She finished the final regular season game with five points and nine rebound against North Carolina Central on March 2. Lessears heads into the MEAC tournament with eight games rebounding in double figures and seven games with double-digit points.