Kansas Jayhawks

Erica Haynes-Overton

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

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)
Haynes-Overton started in 29 games (played 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, SonCon Freshman Player of the Year… Named to the league’s All-Freshman Team, All-SoCon Second Team and SoCon All-Tournament Team.

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.

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.