21 - Femi Akinpetide
Femi Akinpetide
Height: 6-6
Weight: 230
Year: R-Junior
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
High School: Monteverde Academy (UMKC)
College: UMKC
Position: Forward

#21 Femi Akinpetide - Career Stats

Career Game-by-Game Stats: 2011-12 | 2010-11


2010-11:  Appeared in 28 games making 15 starts...Averaged 3.3 points and 2.1 rebounds per game...Played 13.3 minutes per game in his SHU debut season...Netted a career-high 14 points with five rebounds in a loss at Brown...Scored 13 points with five rebounds before fouling out at home against Wagner...Hauled in a season-best eight rebounds with five points in a loss at Mount St. Mary's...Off the court,  named to the NABC Honor Court for Academic Recognition.

2009-10:  Transfer from Missouri-Kansas City. Will sit out 2009-10 season under NCAA transfer rule.  

Prior to SHU:  Played in 27-of-31 games with one start at UMKC in 2008-09... Averaged 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds in 6.3 minutes per game... Shot .385 (10-26) from the floor, .333 (1-3) from three-point land and .647 (11-17) from the free throw line... Made his first career start against Florida (11/30)... Netted a career-high seven points in 17 minutes at Southern Utah (2/7)... went 2-of-2 from the floor and 3-of-3 from the charity stripe against the T-Birds... Followed it up with five points on 2-of-3 shooting at North Dakota State (2/12)... UMKC Scholar Athlete honoree.

High School -- Attended Monteverde Academy in Monteverde, Fla... Averaged 8.4 points and 5.0 rebounds per game as a senior for a squad that was nationally-ranked for much of the season... Named team captain as a senior... Played all three forward positions throughout his career...A member of the HoopsUSA.com 2007 National Championship team...His squad finished the year with a perfect 30-0 record...He helped the Eagles win at least 21 games in each of his three seasons at the school...Won a total of 75 during his career - 21 as a sophomore, 30 as a junior and 24 as a senior...Started 60 straight games to close out his career...Played for coach Kevin Sutton...Received the Piano Theory 1/2 award in 2006-07 and the Piano III award in 2007-08...Also received the Good Citizenship Award from 2005-08.

Personal -- Full name is Olufemi Akintomide Akinpetide... born on Oct. 6, 1988... son of Joshua and Olatunde Akinpetide... has four siblings - Segun, Tomilayo, Tolulope and Martin... brother, Martin Iti, played college basketball at New Mexico State...Is a member of the SHU Student-Athelte Advisory Council and will serve as Co-President in 2011-12.

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