Uniontown, Pa. / Uniontown High School
MAJOR: Engineering Technology
As a Lady Cat
Kelsey Sleighter played in all 27 games and made three starts as a freshman in 2011-12. Her 8.4 points per game ranked fourth on the team, while her 4.3 rebounds ranked third. Sleighter led the Lady Cats in three-point field goal percentage (39.6%), was second in three-point field goals-made (40), and was fourth in steals (25). She led the team in scoring and rebounding three times, and scored in double-figures 12 times.
Through one season, Sleighter has highs of 16 points against Alderson-Broaddus (WV) College on Jan. 9, 2012 and 16 points at Wheeling Jesuit (WV) University on Feb. 6, 2012. She also pulled down eight rebounds against Glenville State (WV) College on Dec. 3, 2011 and dished out three assists three times.
At Uniontown High School
Kelsey Sleighter was a four-year letter winner and a three-year starter at Uniontown High School where she was named to the Pennsylvania All-State Girls’ Basketball Team following the 2010-11 season. She finished her career as the school’s second all-time leading scorer with 1,245 points. Sleighter, just the third Lady Raider to reach the 1,000-point plateau, also amassed 145 three-pointers, 503 rebounds, 328 assists, and 254 steals. She also shot 87% from the free-throw line.
As a senior, she finished second in the WPIAL in scoring (19.3 ppg.) and second in three-pointers (49). Sleighter, a three-time WPIAL All-Section selection and a three-time All-County choice, also averaged 4.5 steals per game as a senior. She was tabbed a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 10 and played in the 2011 Pittsburgh Roundball Classic.
Sleighter was named to the 2010 US Junior National AAU Basketball All-Tournament Team as a member of the Nate Smith Basketball Club Team in Morgantown, W.Va.
In the classroom, Sleighter, a 2010-11 Uniontown High School Scholar-Athlete Award recipient, graduated fourth in her class and was a member of the National Honor Society.
She was coached by Jason Winfrey at Uniontown High School.