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#25 Rakell Spencer Season 2024-25

New Orleans, La.
Previous School
Texas A&M
High School
Cabrini HS

SEC Academic Honor Roll 2018-19
SEC Academic Honor Roll 2017-18
SEC Academic Honor Roll 2016-17

* Earned bachelor’s degree in Spring 2020 in Sport Administration; will wear the SEC graduate patch on her uniform this season.
* Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll.
* Averaging 1.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game as key player off the bench.
* Started in three games for her first season as a Tiger.
* Spent freshman season at Texas A&M.

* Played in 18 games, with an average 8.3 minutes played per game.
* Had a season-high 19 minutes played at Oklahoma on December 7.
* Grabbed season-high 7 rebounds at Oklahoma on December 7.
* Missed portions of the season with knee issues.

* Started three games this season and played in 20, with an average 7.0 minutes played per game.
* Had a season-high 23 minutes played against Little Rock on November 25.
* Finished with a 46.7 field goal percentage and a 66.7 free throw percentage.
* Scored season-high six points against Missouri on February 4.
* Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
* Missed end of the season with a knee injury after making three consecutive starts.

* Sat out the 2017-18 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
* Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

* Played in 19 games, scoring eight points with 14 rebounds and seven assists.
* Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL (2012-16)
* Scored a career-record 2,069 points at Cabrini.
* Named New Orleans Clarion-Herald Player of the Year twice.
* Named to Clarion-Herald Elite Team all four years of high school.
* Two-time New Orleans All-Metro selection by the Times-Picayune.
* Named All-State three times.
* Finished her Cabrini career with 1,365 rebounds, 540 assists and 405 steals.
* Averaged 16.9 points as a senior, and 15.0 points and 10.0 rebounds as a junior.
* Averaged 13.7 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 3.5 blocks as a sophomore.
* Played middle blocker for Cabrini’s state runner-up volleyball team, and earned all-state honors in her final two season.
* Named to Beta Honor Roll.

* Nickname is Queen.
* Daughter of Russell and Joyce Spencer.
* Has a two brothers, Rakem and Aaron, and one sister, Kendra.
* Born on December 14, 1997.
* Majoring in Sport Administration emphasis in Sport Commerce; Business minor.
* Likes to watch Netflix and eat.
* Favorite food – Sushi.
* Favorite music/artist – Beyoncé.
* Favorite hangout activity – hanging out with friends and family.
* Favorite movie – Marvel and DC comics movies.
* Favorite book – Maze Runner series (books are better than the movies).
* Life after basketball – Become a coach and/or owner of a sports complex.
* Why LSU? I like being able to play closer to home where my family and friends can come see me play.
* O the places I will go – Australia, Fiji.
* Started playing basketball at age 8.
* Full name is Rakell Michelle Spencer.

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