February 25, 2019 | Blake Cochran
Returning Honorable-Mention All-American guard, Lexi Rich has broken the season-single scoring title as a SAGU Lady Lion Saturday against Wayland Baptist University. She broke the record as she poured in 18 points against WBU for a total of 589 points so far this season.
The previous record was held by San Antonio native like Rich, Chelsea Jones as she scored 580 points seven years ago to end her career in 2011. Jones was an NAIA All-American who averaged 16.11 ppg that season as they finished 23-13; the women have compiled a 20 win season this season which hasn’t been since Jones season year.
Rich has been awarded SAC, NAIA, and NCCAA player of the week awards this season and is currently nationally in nine different categories; 2nd in 3-pointers made per game (3.53) and total 3-pointers made (106), 4th in free-throw percentage (88.4%), 6th in total scoring (589), 8th in points per game (19.6), 28th in total assists (107), 36th with 3.57 assists per game, 41st in 3-point shooting percentage (36.6%), and 47th in field-goal percentage (39.5%).