FORT SMITH – New UAFS Head Basketball Coach Tari Cummings is already working the recruiting angle as she works to bring in new players for her Lady Lions.
Owasso, Oklahoma standout Leiloni Culley announced on Monday night that she would make a change in her college plans to join UAFS in their last year as a member of the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference.
After speaking with my family and some of my coaches, I have decided to de commit from butler community college and continue my basketball career at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith, Excited for the new journey! ?? pic.twitter.com/5tPVqQ1xf8
— Leiloni Culley (@Leiloni_C) July 7, 2018
The 5’10 forward averaged 8.8 points and 4.6 rebounds per game in her career as an Owasso Lady Ram, helping lead the team to a Class 6A State Championship victory over Putnam City West in March.
She was named to the 2nd All-Tournament Team for her efforts in the championship game.
Cummings was an Owasso resident during her season as an assistant coach at the University of Tulsa, as her daughter Tiya Douglas was also a standout for the Lady Rams during their state championship run.