NAME: Alexa Fleming
SCHOOL: Mercy McAuley High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2020
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Reaching 1,000+ point in career
HEIGHT: 5'4"-125 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Green Township
PARENTS: Dan & Melissa
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: Become a teacher and coach
One of the premier players in the GGCL, Mercy McAuley senior Alexa Fleming has been a good basketball player for a long time. She has been playing varsity at point guard for the past four years and has scored 1,000+ points in her great career. She holds school records for most steals, most assists and most points per game.
Having a good senior season, Alexa scored 23 points vs. Walnut Hills, plus 20 points vs. Middletown, and scored 19 points each vs. Conner, Princeton and Ryle. She is one of the tops in the league in field goal percentage (40.8) and tops in steals with 4.1 per game. She is second in the league in assists with 3.1 per game. The Wolves finished 19-6 this season, making it to the regional semifinals.
Last year, as a junior, she averaged 13.8 points a game to go with 4.8 rebounds per game and 3.2 steals per game. For her accomplishments, she earned many honors, including being named District 16 Player of the Year, 1st team SWO District, 2nd team all-city (Enquirer) and honorable mention all-state. She has been named 1st team GGCL three times. Her club basketball team is the Cincy Swish.
A good student who is active in community service, Alexa will play basketball collegiately at Bowling Green State University.
Alexa is from a basketball family. Dad Dan Fleming was a long-time basketball coach at La Salle High School and brother CJ Fleming is playing collegiately at Bellarmine University.
Her favorite athlete is Sabrina Ionescu, favorite book is Nothing Changes, favorite movie is Coach Carter and most-like-to-meet is Simone Biles.
COACH'S QUOTE – "When your best player is your hardest worker, it sets the tone for everyone else. Lex is that every single day!"
— Nick Baltimore, Basketball Coach