Christian Mekowulu

#21 Christian Mekowulu

POS. F
HT. 6-9
WT. 240
YR. R-So.
HOMETOWN Lagos, Nigeria
PREV. SCHOOL Covenant Christian HS (Ga.)

HONORS
Co-OVC Freshman of the Week (12/1/14)
OVC Freshman of the Week (1/5/15)

As a Sophomore, 2015-16 season: Missed the 2015-16 season while recovering from knee surgery. 

As a Freshman, 2014-15 season: Played in 26 games with 21 starts during freshman season… Averaged 8.0 points and was second on the team with 5.3 rebounds per game… Played 24.3 minutes per contest… Increased scoring to 8.5 points per game in OVC play... Led the Tigers in free throw attempts (135), shooting 59.3 percent (80-for-135)… Had five games with 10 or more rebounds... Posted eight double-digit scoring games... Made collegiate debut against Saint Peter’s with 13 points and 5 rebounds (11/28)… Scored four points and grabbed 12 rebounds while blocking three shots in second career game against St. Francis Brooklyn (11/29)… Earned Co-OVC Freshman of the Week award after his first week playing… Secured a season-high 13 rebounds at Hampton (12/19)…Scored a then-career-high 16 points at home against Kennesaw State on New Year’s Eve while also grabbing 11 rebounds for his first career double-double (12/31)… Named OVC Freshman of the Week for the second time after combining for 27 points and 13 rebounds total against Kennesaw State and SEMO … Recorded second double-double at SIUE with 12 points and 12 rebounds (1/10).

Covenant Christian Ministries Academy: Team MVP in 2014… Averaged a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds per game as a senior…  Rated as the 14th best forward and 36th best overall player from Georgia according to maxpreps.com.

Personal
Major: Arts and Sciences
Son of: Esther and Christian Mekowulu
Birthday: March 17, 1995