Owensboro, KY – Head Coach Mike Gray is pleased to announce an outstanding recruiting class for the 2017-2018 season. Coach Gray put in the hard work during the off-season recruiting and his efforts have clearly paid off. He has added six incoming freshmen to his roster for this upcoming season. Coach Gray was also able picked up two transfers along the way, Jaycie Luna and Jada Williams.
Lady Bearcat incoming freshmen:
Kyra Tapp from Apollo High School. Coach Gray stated, "Kyra is going to bring a defensive work ethic to our basketball team. She is local talent here in Owensboro. I want to recruit local young ladies to bring back to women's basketball at Brescia University. My staff is continuing to work hard in surrounding areas to recruit local talent like Kyra."
Jada Hall from Apollo High School. Coach Gray stated, "Jada is going to bring a defensive work ethic to our basketball team. She is also local talent here in Owensboro. Jada averaged 10 points and 11 rebounds per game last season at Apollo."
Angel Jeffries from Murfreesboro High School. Coach Gray stated, "Angel is very smart young lady. I feel that she will help bring a new work ethic to our university. Angel averaged 6 points, 2 assists, and 4 rebounds per game."
Cassidy Moss from Crittenden County High School. Coach Gray stated, "Cassidy is going to be an all-around basketball player at Brescia. She is going to be a special talent. I know she is going to work hard to become a great basketball player. Cassidy averaged 16 points and 8 rebounds per game her senior season."
Sitney David from Marcus High School. Coach Gray stated, "I wanted to recruit a young lady with leadership skills and knowledge of the game of basketball. We need it back to women's basketball at Brescia University. Sitney is a stepping-stone in the right direction. She averaged 8 points and 5 assists per game."
Ashli Sheldon from Milford High School. Coach Gray stated, "Ashli is going to become a very athletic lady for the Lady Bearcats this season. I think she is going to be a very special addition to our team. Ashli loves to defend and will shoot the basketball. She averaged 8 points and 4 rebounds per game."
The Lady Bearcats will open up at home, in the newly renovated Moore Center, November 1st taking on Simmons College of Kentucky. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00pm CST.