Alexis Dillard | #25 | F
Hometown: Taylors, S.C.
Previous School: Wade Hampton H.S.
Started 29 of the 30 games played in … Averaged 10.2 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game … Recorded a team high 59 blocks moving her into the 1st position on Anderson’s all-time career blocks … Moved up to the 6th spot on Anderson’s all-time career list for total rebounds (649) and defensive rebounds (437) … Recorded six double-doubles on the season … Scored a career high 21 points vs Augusta (3/12) … Dished out a career high four assists at Brevard (2/17) … Blocked a career high six shots at Newberry (12/12/15) … Recorded a career high 41 minutes at Lincoln Memorial (1/13) in a double overtime win … Named All-SAC Honorable Mention … Averaged 17 points and 11.5 rebounds during the NCAA Southeast Regional.
Saw action in all 32 games with 30 starts in the post … Closed the season ranked eighth in the conference in defensive rebounds (132) and in total rebounds (200) … Averaged 6.3 rebounds per game, which slotted her 12th in the SAC … Claimed 26 blocks for the season, which positioned her eighth in the conference … Ended the year in fourth place in the program’s all-time blocks list with 75 through her two seasons … Finished the year averaging 7.3 points per game with 235 total points … Scored in double figures nine times … Notched a career-high 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting to go along with a season-high 13 rebounds in Anderson’s NCAA Tournament upset win over No. 3 Columbus State, 71-53 … Matched a season-high 14 points three times during the season … Went a perfect 6-for-6 from the field in AU’s 81-72 triumph over Newberry (1/31) … Grabbed 12 rebounds in a 74-60 setback to Catawba (1/3) … Pulled down 11 rebounds, including eight on the defensive end, in 68-57 triumph over Wingate (2/7).
Saw action in all 30 games with 22 starts … Named to SAC All-Freshman Team … Ranked third in the SAC in blocked shots … Ranked sixth in league in defensive rebounds (145) and fifth in total rebounds (206) … Scored a career-high 14 points in two games (Wingate – 12/4; Tusculum – 2/5) … Pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds on two occasions (Erskine – 11/12; Brevard – 1/22) … Recorded first collegiate double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds against Carson-Newman (1/29) … Notched AU’s final double-double of the year with 14 points and 11 rebounds in a 75-67 victory at Tusculum (2/5) … Recorded six blocks against Wingate (12/4) … Scored in double digits six times.
Played for Wade Hampton alongside classmate Nakia Young under head coach Dave Linderman … Was a four-year letterwinner in basketball as well as a three-year letterwinner in volleyball … Member of National Honor Society and graduated with honors, accumulating a 4.5 GPA … Named to the all-region, all-county and all-state teams throughout her career … Named the school’s Female Athlete of the Year after accumulating 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds for her prep career … Member of the North-South All-Star Game … Led her team to the UpperState Championship during her final season at Wade Hampton.