With Vitality Roses target attack Ella Clark coming into the franchise loughborough Lightning have made their first signing of this year.
Clark will even compete for Leicester Riders women’s basketball aspect during the new campaign.
Having featured in Lightning’s 2017 and 2018 side that watched them pipped at the place from the Grand Final in 2 consecutive decades, Clark will aspire to play a key role in the upcoming season.
“It feels really great to sign up for Lightning for a different season and I can not wait to get the season started,” stated the 27-year-old.
“I’m hoping we can build on last year’s effort, we dropped a few key players moving into 2019 so that it took a little time to allow us to develop and correct as a reasonably new squad so I am looking forward to continuing on this travel and pushing farther next season.”
Head coach Sara Bayman is delighted with Clark’s devotion and talked in the group of her significance.
“I am happy that Ella has committed to Lightning for a year ago. Despite playing basketball well this year, she was keen to keep in Lightning and I think the 2 sports really can complement each other,” explained Bayman.
“Ella’s mix with other players at the attacking end enhanced during last time and her calmness assists the team in pressure situations.”
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