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2010-11 a-state women’s basketball Guard/forward Mekena Randle (Madison, Al.) also put up double-double numbers each night during her senior season at Bob Jones High School. Randle averaged 15 points and 12 rebounds to go along with four assists and three steals and played in the Mississippi-Alabama High School All-Star game after earning All-Metro honors. “I’ve been very impressed with Lexy during the preseason,” said Boyer. “She is a very athletic front line player who will be very valuable for us as a compliment to Shay Scott. We will need her to be a spark for us at times, and athletically she is very capable of coming in and being a very good rebounder and defender.” “Mekena, even as a freshman, is probably the best athlete on our team,” added Boyer. “What she is capable of doing right away is being able to beat people off the dribble. As the year goes along, we look for her to improve her perimeter shooting, and when she does, she is

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going to be very effective for us offensively.” Freshman guards Hanna Qedan and Olivia Maddox will both redshirt this year after undergoing surgery in the preseason. Qedan (Farmington, Ark.) averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds during her senior season at Farmington, while Maddox averaged almost seven points and eight rebounds while earning All-District and All-State Tournament accolades during her senior season at Millington (Tenn.) High School. As Boyer begins his 12th season at the helm of the ASU women’s basketball program, he has the opportunity to surpass all other ASU basketball coaches, both women’s and men’s, in career victories. With 181 wins under his belt, Boyer needs just 16 victories to take over first place as the winningest basketball coach in A-State history. Currently ranked fifth all-time in the Sun Belt Conference for career wins, Boyer also has the opportunity to post his 100th SBC victory as he enters the season with 96 league wins to his credit. To reach those goals, Boyer and the Red

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2010-11 Arkansas State Women's Basketball Reference Guide  
2010-11 Arkansas State Women's Basketball Reference Guide  
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