Akokwe Clement
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    Akokwe Clement

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Long Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Polytechnic

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    OH

    Club Team:
    Team Complete Athlete

    09/01/2013

    Akokwe Clement Named to All-Tournament Team of Pioneer Classic

    Clement accounted for 13 kills in each match of Denver's tournament.

    06/28/2012

    Air Force Adds 11 to Volleyball Team

    The recruiting class earned High Honorable Mention distinction from PrepVolleyball.com.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012: Shared the team's Offensive Player of the Year Award...played in 106 sets...was in the starting rotation for 25 matches...one of three freshmen to open the season in the starting lineup...ranked second on the team with 268 kills...also ranked second with a 2.76 per-set average...collected a career-best 16 kills against New Mexico...also tallied double-digit kill totals in 12 additional matches...led the team in kills during 13 matches, including the final nine...recorded a personal-best hitting percentage of .480 against Colorado State (15k-3e-25a)...ranked third on the team with 50 total blocks (three solo, 47 assisted)...tallied two of the three solo stops at San Diego State...assisted on a career-best five blocks against Colorado...added 48 digs...earned a career-best seven digs against Arkansas State...recorded assists against Fresno State and Boise State (one each).

    HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Polytechnic High School...coached by Leland McGrath...three-year letterwinner in volleyball...member of the 2010 CIF championship team that finished second at the state meet...also a member of the 2009 squad that advanced to the semifinals of the conference playoffs...made the varsity team as a sophomore and became a starter as a junior...maintained a 3.6 overall GPA during all four years...competed at the club level for TCA...coached by Mike Hinton...competed on the 16s Open team that finished second at the 2009 Junior Olympics in Miami...also played on teams that won a qualifier in 16 Open (2009) and 17 Open (2010).

    PERSONAL: Full name is Akokwe Felicia Clement...also goes by Felicia...daughter of Francis and Bamidele Clement...has three older siblings, Foli, Knayi and Niki...majoring in management...future career plans include working in the acquisitions field...served as Standardization and Evaluation Clerk...attended the Academy's Prep School...hobbies include longboarding, traveling, shopping and sleeping...completed Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...also took two academic classes (Calculus 2, Chemistry 200)...greatest personal moments in sports are recording the last kill in the Junior Olympics during the semifinal match against Mizuno Long Beach and being a part of the high school team that advanced to the state championships...member of Cadet Squadron 32.

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