Roster  |  Schedule  |  News  |  History

  Alesia Howard

Alesia  Howard

Player Profile

RS Senior

Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Columbus Africentric HS

Last College:




Tenishia Benson Earns Academic All-MAC Honors

Alesia Howard and Symone Lyles earn Honorable Mention nods


Bobcats Punch Ticket to Cleveland with 58-40 Win

Benson's double-double paces Ohio in win over Golden Flashes


Bobcats Shut Down Golden Flashes, 51-45

Ohio picks up important victory as conference tournament seeding becomes clearer


Ohio to Host Kent State on Senior Day

Bobcats look to avenge mid-season loss to Golden Flashes during Play 4Kay game


Bobcats Host Eagles in Wednesday Matchup

Ohio looks to improve upon its impressive 8-4 home record

2011-12: Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention ... Played in 28 games, starting 21 ... Scored 175 points during her final season as a Bobcat, averaging 6.3 per game ... Averaged 3.8 rebounds per game ... Finished her career with 484 points, 424 of which came at Ohio ... Scored ten points or more in four games throughout the season ... Scored a season-high 14 points against Belmont on Nov. 23 and later matched this against Syracuse on Dec. 20 ... Collected a season-high five offensive rebounds at Buffalo on Feb. 25 ... Connected on a season-high five field goals against San Francisco on Dec. 11 and later tied this mark vs. Buffalo on Jan. 4 ... Tied for second on the team in blocks with 11.

2010-11: Academic All MAC Honorable Mention ... Started all 31 games for Ohio and ranked third on the team in scoring with 249 points, an average of 8.0 per game. ... Was one of two players to be in the starting lineup for all 31 contests, and one of six to play in every game. ... Held at least a share of the team lead in points six times and rebounds five times. ... Led Ohio in both categories on Dec. 9 against Wright State with 13 points and six rebounds, and Jan. 26 at Eastern Michigan with 13 points and seven boards. ... Grabbed 120 rebounds for the season, good for the third-best total on the team. ... Tallied a career-high 17 points against Miami on March 2 in a 76-47 victory over the RedHawks at the Convocation Center, and shot 4-for-9 from the field and 7-for-8 from the foul line. ... Drained a career-high six field goals at Bowling Green on Feb. 16. ... Averaged 8.8 points per game in MAC games and eclipsed double figures seven times.

2009-10: Sat out the season due to NCAA Transfer rules.

2008-09 (UMASS): Appeared in 29 of 30 games, averaging 7.7 minutes per-game ... Scored 60 points (2.2 ppg), grabbed 26 rebounds, logged nine assists and six steals on the season ... Played 10 minutes vs. Duquesne in the Atlantic 10 tournament (3/6) and totaled four points ... Scored two points and had two rebounds in 10 minutes vs. La Salle (2/28) ... Recorded two points, two rebounds and one assist in six minutes at George Washington (2/18) ... Registered one rebound in seven minutes vs. Temple (2/11) ... Had three points, two rebounds, one block and one steal in 14 minutes at Dayton (2/7) ... Went 3-for-4 at the free throw line, totaling three points vs. Saint Louis (1/31) and had one steal ... Scored three points and had one assist while playing four minutes at Richmond (1/24) ... Played 10 minutes at St. Bonaventure (1/17) and had one assist ... Had two rebounds and one point, matching a season-high 15 minutes played vs. Charlotte (1/14) ... Totaled three points and one rebound in 10 minutes vs. NJIT (1/7) ... Played 12 minutes at Boston College (1/4) and scored four points ... Had four points in six minutes vs. Boston University (1/2), going 2-for-2 at the free throw line ... Posted a new career best for a second-consecutive game, scoring six points on 3-for-4 shooting in nine minutes vs. Seton Hall (12/29) ... Totaled a then season-high five points in 11 minutes vs. Northeastern (12/20) ... Logged a season-high 15 minutes and recorded two points and two rebounds at Brown (12/7) ... Had two points and two rebounds in six minutes of play vs. Long Island (12/6) ... Went 2-for-2 on free throws, seeing five minutes on the court against Providence (12/3) ... Played five minutes, grabbed two rebounds and was 2-for-2 at the free throw line against Minnesota (11/29) ... Had three points in five minutes at Colorado (11/28) while also logging one rebound and one steal ... Scored her first career field goal vs. Maine (11/23) ... Recorded two rebounds, one point and one assist vs. New Hampshire (11/19) ... Played 11 minutes at Vermont (11/14) and grabbed her first career rebound.

High School: Played for coach William McKinney at Columbus Africentric High School in Columbus, Ohio ... Averaged 12.5 ppg, 10.2 rpg and 2.0 steals per game as a senior ... Captured First Team All-City honors all four years ... Was a second team all-district selection as a freshman and a first team all-district player her final three seasons ... Selected a special mention all-star her junior and senior years ... Also played volleyball and tennis ... Earned three First-Team All-City accolades for volleyball and was a two-time all-district player ... Named special mention all-state ... Tabbed City League All-Star MVP ... Named District 10 All-Star MVP and was chosen as her team's MVP twice ... Member of Africentric's 1,000-point club for basketball and also reached 1,000 kills in volleyball ... Received Army Student-Athlete of the Year Award ... National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born November 8, 1989, in Columbus, Ohio ... Daughter of Gary Howard and Brenda Porter ... Sister of Quanetta, Cherelle, Veronica and Walker ... Majoring in English.

Year GP-GS Min-Avg. FG-A Pct. 3FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Rbs.-Avg. PF A TO Bk. S Pts.-Avg.
2008-09 29-0 224-7.7 16-43 .372 0-2 .000 28-48 .583 26-0.9 21 9 33 1 6 60-2.1
2010-11 31-31 768-24.8 79-235 .336 13-47 .277 78-110 .709 120-3.9 78 27 99 7 26 249-8.0
2011-12 28-21 659-23.5 59-168 .351 5-21 .238 52-76 .684 105-3.8 62 30 59 11 20 175-6.3
Totals 88-52 1,651-18.8 154-446 .345 18-70 .257 158-234 .675 251-2.9 161 66 191 19 52 484-5.5