Position
Outfield
Height
5'1
Class
Senior
Hometown
Brusly, La.
High School
Brusly HS
B/T
L/R
Major
Kinesiology

2021 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2021)
Appeared in 25 games as a pinch runner and started in one game during her second senior season (the 2020 season was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic) … She scored 12 times and collected three hits in her six plate appearances in early season contests against Buffalo (2/27) and Southern Miss (3/2).

SENIOR SEASON (2020) – Season was cut short due to the coronavirus
Appeared in 14 games this season for the Tigers as a pinch runner… She scored seven runs on the season and tallied a hit against Campbell (March 6) … Earned a walk and her first career RBI against Sam Houston State (Feb. 22).

JUNIOR SEASON (2019)
Appeared in 34 of LSU’s 62 games as a pinch runner and six of those times she played right field … Started two games in right field against Iowa and Illinois State … Scored 11 runs on the year … Recorded a hit against ULM … Finished with a 1.000 fielding percentage.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)
Appeared in 26 games coming off of her medical redshirt season … started two games in right field against Illinois State and Western Kentucky … recorded the first hit of her college career against Western Kentucky … converted four of her five stolen base attempts on the season … recorded a 1.000 fielding percentage … scored three times on the year … primarily served as a pinch runner in late game situations.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Did not play … Received medical redshirt … 2017 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Appeared in 31 of LSU’s 70 games during her freshman season, coming off the bench as a key reserve in pinch running situations… Led the team in stolen bases, going 12-for-14 on the year and earning a .333 on-base percentage with one walk on the season… Scored 10 times on the season, the most of any LSU reserve on the team… Recorded two at-bats on the year… Stole a season-high two bases against Southern Miss.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a three-sport athlete at nearby Brusly High School, helping lead the Panthers to 105 wins during her prep career… During all four years she was a first team all-district, all-metro and all-state selection, totaling 14 different individual postseason awards… Finished her high school career with a .443 batting average, earning 192 hits, driving in 72 runs and scoring 189 times… Is the all-time leader for stolen bases at Brusly with 128 in four years… As a senior where she was the Nola.com-Times-Picauyne Small Schools Player of the Year, batted .470 with 28 RBI, 56 runs scored and 45 stolen bases, slugging .684 with a .537 on-base percentage… Hit .365 as a junior with 12 RBI and 38 runs scored for a team that went 21-8 on the year… Her sophomore year the Bruins were 33-2 as she hit .477 with 18 RBI and 58 runs scored, stealing 34 bases on 35 attempts… As a freshman scored 40 runs and drove in 16, hitting .491 with a .530 on-base percentage and .557 slugging percentage… Was on the high school honor roll for two years, served as the treasurer for the student council and was an A-Team Mentor for three years.

PERSONAL
Full name is Akiya Ashae Thymes, born January 31 in Plaquemine, Louisiana … Parents are Donnie and Keyshalynn Thymes … Mother Keyshalynn was on the track and field team at Southern University … Is the niece of assistant track and field coach Debbie Parris-Thymes … Was coached and played high school basketball under current LSU Women’s Basketball Director of Operations Shaeeta Williams … Has a sister, Kyana … Graduated with a degree in kinesiology.

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