Lexi Eaton Athlete Profile

#21 Lexi Eaton

Position: Guard Height: 5-10 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2011-2014 Hometown: Mapleton, UT Last School: Springville High School

Before BYU:

  • Four-year letterwinner in basketball
  • Two-time Female Athlete of the Year (2010, 2011)
  • All-time leading scorer at high school with 1, 697 career points
  • State’s leading scorer (2010, 2011)
  • Holds record for third most points scored in a state tournament (120)
  • Holds record for fourth most free-throws made in a game (17)
  • Nebo School District Female Athlete of the Year
  • Nebo School District Award of Athletic Excellence
  • National MS Society (Utah-Southern Idaho) Female Athlete of the Year, 2011
  • Two-time Region MVP
  • First Team All-Region, 2009
  • All-Region, 2008
  • Two-time Utah Gatorade Player of the Year (2010, 2011)
  • Two-time Salt Lake Tribune Female Athlete of the Year (2010, 2011)
  • Two-time Salt Lake Tribune 4A MVP (2010, 2011)
  • Deseret News 4A MVP, 2011
  • Two-time Utah Valley Player of the Year (2010, 2011)
  • Two-time state tournament MVP (2010, 2011)
  • First-Team All-State, 2009
  • State All-Tournament Team, 2009
  • All-Valley Team, 2009
  • All-State Honorable Mention, 2008
  • Parade All-American, 2011
  • McDonald’s All-American Nominee, 2011
  • ESPN Rise Underclass All-America Team, 2010
  • Sporting News College Basketball All-America Team, 2010
  • Two-time team was Region Champion (2010, 2011)
  • Two-time team was 4A State Champs (2010, 2011)
  • Played club basketball with Salt Lake Metro
  • End of the Oregon Trail All-Tournament Team Salt Lake Metro, 2009
  • Four-year letterwinner in soccer
  • Two-time First Team All-State (2010, 2011)
  • Leading scorer in 4A (2.0 gpg), 2011
  • Two-time Utah Valley Offensive Player of the Year (2010, 2011)
  • Second Team All-State, 2009
  • Honorable Mention All-State, 2008
  • Team was region champs twice (2010, 2011)
  • Four-year letterwinner in track
  • Third highest jump in the nation (5’10.5”), 2011
  • High Jump State Champion, 2011
  • Holds school record in high jump, 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay
  • Three-time First Team All-State (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Two-time Third Place in state high jump (2008, 2010)
  • Second Place state high jump (2009)
  • Team was high school 4A state champions, 2011
  • Three-time team second place finish at 4A state champions (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Two-time team was region champs (2010, 2011)
  • Two-time 4x100m relay state champs (2010, 2011)
  • Four-time High Honors Roll (2008-2011)

Personal:

  • Parents are Alan and Aleisa
  • Has six siblings

Get to know Lexi Eaton



2011-2012 | Freshman Year

  • Finished her first season as the team's second leading scorer averaging 10.5 points per game and fourth in field goal percentage .458 (131-286) after starting every game
  • Recorded season highs in points with 26 to lead the Cougars over San Diego in the semifinals of the WCC Championships, the points were the most scored by a BYU player in a single game this season and mark the 20th time this year that she's scored in double digits
  • Named WCC Co-Newcomer of the Year and made the WCC All-Freshman Team
  • Was named Female Rookie of the Year by Cougar Club
  • In the WCC concluded the season ranked seventh in field goal percentage and 18th in scoring
  • Was perfect from the free throw line going 4-for-4 in the road game at Gonzaga marking the 12th time on the year that she put in all shots from the charity stripe
  • Grabbed a season best eight rebounds in the home game vs. Santa Clara
  • Tied her season high in blocks with two in the road game at San Diego
  • Had career bests in assists with five in the home game vs. Portland
  • Recorded four steals for career bests in the home game vs. Nevada
  • Started her first ever collegiate game vs. No. 8 Duke in the team’s home opener contributing 10 points while also grabbing two rebounds and dishing out two assists
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Silver Honor Roll

2012-2013 | Medical Redshirt Year

  • Suffered season-ending ACL injury to right knee during the home game vs. Utah State
  • Had team highs in points and in rebounds with 18 and 9 respectively vs. Creighton, the points mark the 7th time on the year that she’s finished the game in double figure points, the rebounds were season and career bests
  • Led the team in points with 13 at Washington State marking her 6th straight double figure outing in points
  • Finished the game at Arizona with 12 points for her 5th straight double figure contest while going 6-for 6 from the free throw line
  • Led all scorers with 17 points at Boston College while grabbing 5 boards and 3 assists
  • Recorded second straight double figure outing in points at Dartmouth with 19 leading all scorers
  • In the game at Dartmouth shot .833, 5-6 from the charity stripe
  • Led all scorers with 24 points in the home opener vs. Weber State while dishing out 4 assists and getting 1 block

2013-2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Finished the season as the team’s second leading scorer averaging 16.8 points per game ... was the team’s best free throw shooter, .834 (171-205) ... averages 4.5 boards, 2.3 assists and ranks second in steals with a .90 average per game
  • Honored as the Comeback Player of the Year at the annual Y Awards, athletic event at BYU that recognizes team/player accomplishments during 2013-14 sports season
  • Scored eight points, pulled down two rebounds and had one assist in the Sweet 16 game vs. UConn
  • Picked up 27th game and sixth straight with double digits in points with 15 in the second round game vs. Nebraska ... for the 13th time this year was perfect at the line going 6 for 6 ... had six rebounds
  • Had a game-high 25 points for 26th game with double digits in points and the ninth with 20-plus points in the first round game vs. NC State ... pulled down eight boards, had three assists, one block and a team-best two steals
  • In WCC championship game vs. Gonzaga on 3/11/14 went 11 of 11 from charity stripe, making it the 12th game this year that she’s been perfect at the free throw line ... tied for team-bests in rebounds with seven ... scored 15 points to be the 26th player in BYU history to enter the 1,000 Point Club 
  • Named to the 2013-14 College Sports Madness WCC Second Team
  • 2013-14 WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Garnered 2013-14 All-WCC First Team accolades on Mar. 3
  • Had game-high 25 points, recording 21st double figure game in points, the eighth time she’s had 20-plus points in the road game at Pepperdine, the five made treys were career highs ... tied career bests in assists with five
  • Picked up second double-double of the year from 15 points and a team-best 10 rebounds in the home game vs. Gonzaga, the boards tied her career high ... had three assists, one steal and one block
  • Tallied 22 points in the home game vs. Portland for the 19th game with double digits in points, the 22 points also mark the seventh contest with 20-plus points this year 
  • Career-and game-high 31 points in the road game at Santa Clara while going 11 of 13 from the charity stripe ... it was the 17th game putting up double digits in points and the seventh with 20-plus points
  • For the second straight and the 14th time this season picked up double figures in points with a game-high 23 points in the home win over USF ... was perfect from the free throw line going 8 for 8 ... pulled down three boards, had two assists, one block and one steal
  • Picked up her first career double-double from 19 points and 10 rebounds in the home overtime win vs. Saint Mary’s on 1/4/13 ... the boards were career highs and tied for team bests, the points were team highs while the four assists tied for team bests
  • Recorded game highs in points with 25 in the road win at Weber State marking the seventh time she has scored in double digits this year ... shot 10 of 12 from the charity stripe for career bests while grabbing three rebounds and two steals
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll