Lexie Sutherland Joins 2019 Evangel Women’s Basketball Class

Lexie Sutherland Joins 2019 Evangel Women’s Basketball Class

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The third commit of the 2019-20 Evangel women's basketball class was announced Thursday as Lexie Sutherland from Fair Grove High School will join the Crusaders next season.

Sutherland is entering her senior season at Fair Grove where she has been a member of the varsity team for two seasons. She was named to the Southwest Missouri Basketball Future 50 and also plays for the Missouri Flames and Club Willpower during the AAU season.

A standout in the classroom and a member of the National Honor Society, Sutherland has seen her scoring average increase each season with the Lady Eagles. The shooting guard joins Taylor Arnold of Blue Eye and Courtney Austin from Buffalo as the third member of the 2019 women's basketball class.

The 2018-19 season is scheduled to tipoff for Evangel November 3, at Park University in Kansas City. First-year head coach Megan Leuzinger will make her home debut November 6, against Stephens College at the Ashcroft Center.

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