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Erica Haynes-Overton - Women's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Erica Haynes-Overton

Position Guard
Height 5'5"
Class Senior
Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
High School East Nashville Magnet HS

Career Honors: 

At ETSU

  • 2018-19: SoCon Defensive Player of the year for the second consecutive season, All-SoCon Defensive Team and All-SoCon First Team
  • 2017-18: tied for third in the NCAA single-season game records in steals with 11 against Murray State, SoCon Defensive Player of the Year, SoCon Freshman Player of the Year, All-Freshman Team, All-SoCon Second Team and SoCon All-Tournament Team

2021-21:

  • Due to NCAA guidelines, Haynes-Overton will sit out one year with eligibility beginning spring 2021

2019-20 (Junior)

  • Scored career-best 41 points and seven steals in the 72-68 loss to then No. 23 Tennessee
  • Currently has 1,046 points on her career after playing in four games before transferring from East Tennessee State University

2018-19 (Sophomore)

  • Started all 31 games pouring in double-figures 28 out of 31 games
  • Scored over 20 points eight times and over 30 points twice
  • Finished the season fourth in Southern Conference in scoring, first in steals, fifth in assists and seventh in free throw percentage
  • Led the Buccaneers in minutes (31.5), scoring (16.8), assists (3.5) and steals (3.1)
  • Named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the year for the second consecutive season
  • Tabbed All-SoCon Defensive Team and All-SoCon First Team

2017-18 (Freshman)

  • Started in 29 games, played in 30
  • Averaged 14.5 points per game
  • Scored in double-figures in all but four contests
  • Tied for third in the NCAA single-season game records in steals with 11 against Murray State
  • Totaled 108 steals, which was eighth in the nation and sixth for steals per game
  • Named the SoCon Defensive Player of the Year, SoCon Freshman Player of the Year
  • Named to the league’s All-Freshman Team, All-SoCon Second Team and SoCon All-Tournament Team

High School

  • Prepped at East Nashville Magnet High School
  • Ranked as the sixth-best player in the state of Tennessee according to MaxPreps
  • Four-year varsity letterwinner
  • Led her team to the State Championship her junior year and Final Four her senior year
  • Finished high school career with 2,000 points
  • Averaged 23 points, nine rebounds and eight steals per game
  • Named a District 10-AA MVP
  • Named to the 2016 TSSAA All-Tournament Team
  • Earned TSWA Class AA All-State Honors in 2016
  • Earned USA Today Second Team All-Mid-State Honors

Personal
The daughter of Eric Haynes-Overton Sr. and Lakisha Lacy … Has three siblings: Eric, Eriyah and Emoni … Majoring in liberal sciences with at concentration in Sports Management.