Mt. Lebanon’s Ashleigh Connor adds 1st Division I basketball offer

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Friday, July 10, 2020 | 9:57 PM


Mt. Lebanon’s Ashleigh Connor, one of the WPIAL’s top rising juniors, announced her first Division I basketball offer Friday from Xavier.

The Musketeers offer came while Connor was competing at an AAU event in Indianapolis with the Western Pa. Bruins. A 5-foot-10 guard/forward, Connor averaged 22 points and six rebounds for Mt. Lebanon last season.

She was a member of the Trib 10 all-stars and earn all-state honors.

Xavier went 3-27 last season, 2-16 in the Big East under first-year coach Melanie Moore.

The team already has two former WPIAL players on the roster: Mars’ Lauren Wasylson and Winchester Thurston’s Ayanna Townsend.

Chris Harlan is a TribLive reporter covering sports. He joined the Trib in 2009 after seven years as a reporter at the Beaver County Times. He can be reached at charlan@triblive.com.

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