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RVC’s Cleaver Signs with Upper Iowa University

Posted: Thursday, May 1, 2014

Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516

Rock Valley College's Aleesha Cleaver signed a National Letter of Intent today to continue her academic pursuits and basketball career at Upper Iowa University, an NCAA Division II university located in Fayette, Iowa.

Cleaver, a 5'8 sophomore guard from Dakota High School, averaged 10.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.3 steals per game last season for the Golden Eagles as she helped lead them to 28-6 record and a runner-up finish at the NJCAA tournament. She also made the President's List for the fall semester after achieving a 4.0 grade point average.

Cleaver made her signing official on Thursday afternoon in a brief ceremony held on the RVC campus among teammates, family, and friends.

Aleesha Cleaver signs her National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Upper Iowa University.

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