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

#21 Femi Akinpetide - Career Stats

Career Game-by-Game Stats: 2012-132011-12 | 2010-11


2011-12: 

Saw action in 24 games and earned 10 starting assignments at the power forward position...Finished the season averaging 2.0 points and 1.9 rebounds per game...Had 21 offensive rebounds on the year...Came off the bench for much of the season averaging 10.5 minutes per game...Shot 66.7% (10-15) at the free throw line...Helped lead the Pioneers to a win at Quinnipiac scoring a season-high 11 points on five-of-eight shooting...Hauled in eight rebounds, matching his career-high, at Holy Cross...An NEC Academic Honor Roll student-athlete...Co-President of the SHU Student-Athlete Advisory Council.

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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