Akeem Priestley
    11 Akeem Priestley

    Kingston, Jamaica

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    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 165


    Honor Roll
    > 2007 & 2006 Second Team All-BIG EAST
    > 2007 & 2006 Second Team All-Northeast
    > 2007 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team

    As a Junior (2007): Started 22 of 23 games, finishing third on the team in scoring with four goals and 13 assists ... Scored two game-winning tallies, including an overtime goal vs. Georgetown (9/15) ... Had seven points in the postseason, with one goal vs. USF (12/2) in the NCAA Tournament a combined five assists down the stretch ... Named to Second Team All-BIG EAST and All-Northeast squads, as well as the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team ... Was the Daily Campus' Athlete of the Week following the UConn/adidas Classic.

    As a Sophomore at UConn (2006): Played and started in all 19 games ... Finished second on the team in scoring with four goals and five assists for 13 points ... Earned the game-winner vs. Sacred Heart (9/20) ... Logged 1,452 minutes for an average of 76 per game ... Named to All-BIG EAST Second Team and Third Team All-Northeast.

    As a Freshman at Jacksonville (2005): Finished second on the team in scoring as a freshman, tallying 11 goals and five assists for 27 points on the year ... earned First Team All-Atlantic Sun, as well as Atlantic Sun All-Freshman honors.

    Prior to College: Played soccer for Wolmers High School for the Boys in Kingston under head coach Michael Francis.

    National Experience: Capped by the Jamaican National Team after playing with the U23 squad and throughout the national team system for the last several years.

    Personal: Majoring in resource economics ... Born April 12, 1985.