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Akuabata Okenwa
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Akuabata Okenwa 2051844
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'2"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Canyon Country, Calif.
High School: Quartz Hill

2016:
• Starting middle blocker for UAlbany, earning a place on the America East All-Rookie Team
• Finished in the top-20 in kills, blocks and hitting percentage in the America East, including fifth with 0.97 blocks per set
• Concluded with 211 kills, 89 total blocks and 20 digs in 92 sets from 24 matches
• Nine double digit kill matches and 19 matches with at least eight kills
• 11 kills in matches at UNLV (8/26) and vs. UC Santa Barbara (8/27), adding six blocks in former
• Career-high eight blocks vs. Iona (9/3), adding four kills in the victory
• Four double digit kill matches in a row in league play, capped by career-high 16 kills in victory vs. New Hampshire (10/16)
• Hit .350 with nine kills and eight total blocks in three-set win vs. UMBC in America East Tournament (11/18)

2015: Sat out the season, granted redshirt year.

High School: Lettered four years in volleyball at Quartz Hill High... Led the Rebels to the Golden League title and CIF Southern Section semifinal berth in 2014... hit 54% as a senior, finishing with 156 kills and 52 blocks to earn all-league honors... Played with the Lava Girls NORTH Volleyball Club.

Personal: Intending to major in human biology... Daughter of Emeka Okenwa and Marnissi Masters... Has three sisters, Amara, Adana and Anuli, and two brothers, Serig and Marcel.

Okenwa's Career Statistics 

Year

SP

MP

K

K/S

E

TA

%

A

SA

D

BS

BA

TB

TP

TP/S

2016

92

24

211

2.29

101

548

.201

0

1

20

13

76

89

263.0

2.86

Career

92

24

211

2.29

101

548

.201

0

1

20

13

76

89

263.0

2.86

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