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February 4, 2019 | Blake Cochran

Lexi Rich has been named Sooner Athletic Conference player of the week for the third time this season, as well as, NCCAA Division 1 National Player of the Week. The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) junior guard averaged 27.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest over the week of January 28-February 3.

The Lady Lions won both games during her award-winning week in a pivotal time bumping them up to 3rd in the SAC. Rich reached 30 points for the fourth time this season and fifth in her career when she scored 32 points, seven rebounds and two assists in a 61-55 win verse USAO on Thursday in Oklahoma .

The following game on Saturday, she poured in 22 points, six rebounds and four assists in a 68-64 victory over Mid-America Christian on Saturday in Waxahachie .

This season, Rich averages 19.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.17 steals per game. She ranks second in the NAIA in total 3-pointers made with 81 and 3-pointers per game with 3.5, 3rd in free-throw percentage at 90.2%, 6th in points 448 and ninth in scoring average.

She leads the conference in ppg, free-throw percentage and total points, 3rd in assists per game and total assists, 7th in 3-point percentage and 10th in field-goal percentage

Other player of the week nominees: Kaylee Edgemon, Wayland Baptist; Nicole Gleason, Texas Wesleyan; Vivian Holcomb, USAO; Addison Munsch, Panhandle State; Abby Selzer, Oklahoma City; Alexis Shannon, Mid-America Christian .

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at

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