Smith back for Third Season in WBBL

Category: News
Author: RidersMedia
Date: 25th August, 2017

Leicester Riders have re-signed American guard Alex Smith to a third season with the Women’s club.

American Alex Smith marks the second signing of the summer joining Spanish forward Rebeca Navarro as well as a host of returning players on the squad.

Smith averaged 11.8 points per games as well as 6.4 rebounds and 5 assist per game over her first two seasons with the Riders at the guard spot.

“I am extremely excited to be back with the club for another season,” opened Smith. “The past two years have been amazing, each year I grew as a player and I am excited to see what this year has in store. We had a great season last year and I am looking to build upon our success.”

Head Coach Krumesh Patel is happy to have Smith back in a Riders uniform and is looking for

“We are extremely pleased to have Alex Smith return to us for her third year with the club. She has been a tremendous player for us over the last two year and has grown as a leader so it is great to see her back to ready the team this year and help push us forwards in all competitions.

“I am really happy that she is with us at the helm for my first season in charge and I am excited to get rolling this pre-season!”

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