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  Althea Byfield

Althea Byfield

Player Profile


Kingston, Jamaica

High School:
The Queen's School

Last College:




2004-05: Only player in the conference to be ranked in the top 10 for rebounds (third), assists (10th), and steals (third) ... set an unofficial school record with 12 steals against Texas Woman's (Feb. 10) ... also recorded 21 points and 11 rebounds in the same game against TWU for one of only two triple-doubles in the conference all season, the first recorded in school history, earning an LSC South Player of the Week nod ... led in conference play with 4.15 offensive rebounds per game ... averaged the seventh-most minutes played in the LSC at over 33 per game ... ranked third in the conference with 2.9 steals per game ... scored two of six double-doubles against Midwestern State ... led the Lions in steals 22 times ... also finished third in the LSC championship high jumps in her first season competing in college track ...

2003-04: Started 16 of 19 games played, all in the second semester ... averaged 7.1 points and grabbed 6.3 rebounds ... honored as the Lions Newcomer of the Year ... chalked up 15 blocked shots with two each against Southwestern Oklahoma, Eastern New Mexico, West Texas A&M and Angelo State ... had a season-high 17 points at Central Oklahoma ... collected a pair of double-doubles with 11 points and a season-high 11 rebounds against Southwestern Oklahoma and 10 points and 10 boards against Angelo State ... seven games of 10-plus points and seven games of eight or more boards ... swiped 25 steals, including a season-high five steals in win over Texas Woman's ... 35 assists (1.8 per game) with five at Eastern New Mexico ...

2002-03: Attended A&M-Commerce in the spring but did not play basketball ...

2001-02: Played basketball at Midland Junior College ...

High School: Attended The Queen's School in Jamaica ... recieved gold medals for high jump and long jump at the girls championship ... offered track scholarship from Iowa in 1998 ... also lettered in soccer ...

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology ... born 11-28-82 ... has a twin brother, Ian Byfield, and her mentor is Mark Jones ... nicknamed "TT" ... daughter of Tony Byfield and Jean Rumble of Kingston, Jamaica.


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