Lehigh landed its second commitment in the Class of 2015 Saturday, as it was reported by Josh Gershon of Scout.com that 6-foot-2 shooting guard Kyle Leufroy verbally committed to Dr. Brett Reed’s program.
Leufroy, a native of La Canada, California, joined the Prolific Prep program this year after attending St. Francis HS in 2013-14. Leufroy has no issue scoring, as he averaged just over 22 points per game as a junior. Leufroy’s play during the summer resulted in added interest from Division I programs according to the Los Angeles Times, with Lehigh, Pacific and Boston University making scholarship offers in July.
Lehigh will enter the 2014-15 season looking to account for the loss of leading scorer Mackey McKnight, who averaged 13.4 points per contest as a senior. The Mountain Hawks, who finished the 2013-14 season with a 14-18 record, return four of their top five scorers with forward/center Tim Kempton (13.0 ppg, 7.1 rpg) looking to build upon his solid freshman campaign. Kempton was named Patriot League Rookie of the Year, and guard Austin Price was named to the league’s All-Rookie team as well.
Kempton and Price are two of the players who will be on campus when Leufroy and small forward Matt Holba, who verbally committed to Lehigh in early September, arrive on campus next summer.