Posted On: 11/19/19 4:08 PM


If you have been following the St. Thomas Aquinas athletic program in recent years, it is a name you might be familiar with.

Matthew Akuchie is a freshman wide reciever at Florida Atlantic University.

Michael Akuchie was a four-year letter winner for the Raiders basketball team and is currently a junior at Youngstown State.

As for Andrew?

Well, he still has a few years to go...

However, the athletic pedigree looks to be in him as well. Akuchie appears to be next in-line to carry the history of family success at the private, Roman Catholic high school.

I started playing in second grade just watching my brothers go to practice," said Andrew. "That kind of put me on it watching them play basketball."

Currently, Andrew is a six-foot-eight, 185-pound sophomore on the Raiders varsity basketball team. Akuchie has the length and size to develop into a college athlete like his brothers before him. The younger credits them with helping him develop.

"It has given me experience on my journey for myself," said Akuchie. It is helpful having them because they have given me guidance on the way through my own game."

Akuchie is one of a handful

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