Highlights from the 2011-12 UAB women's basketball season
Thursday's game features two of top three teams in C-USA standings
Blazers improve to 17-5 overall, 8-2 in league play
Second-place Blazers improve to 7-2 in C-USA play
Blazers stay perfect in league play, improve to 13-3 overall
Played her freshman season at Division II Columbus State in Georgia before transferring to St. Petersburg (Fla.) College for a season and then coming to UAB, where she played as a junior and senior.
Played in 26 games and averaged six points per outing ... hit 37-of-112 from the 3-point line (33 percent) ... averaged 13.7 minutes per game ... scored a career high 18 points vs. Mississippi Valley State on Nov. 17 ... tallied 15 points off a 4-for-6 shooting performance against Tulsa on March 3 ... scored in double figures six times ... hit 13-of-16 at the free-throw line (81.3 percent) for the year.
Played in 26 games, all off the bench ... averaged 4.1 points per game ... ranked seventh in C-USA in 3-point percentage in conference play at .349 ... shot .314 from beyond the arc for the entire season ... of her 35 made field goals, 27 came from 3-point range ... set career-highs in back-to-back games with 10 points at Marshall (2/5) and 11 versus East Carolina (2/9) ... hit at least one 3-pointer in 18 of the 26 games she played ... tallied nine points in a game on four occasions -- versus East Tennessee State (11/18), Western Kentucky (11/16), Morehead State (11/30) and Houston (1/15).
Prior to UAB
An all-region, all-conference and FCSAA All-Tournament selection for St. Petersburg (Fla.) College in 2010-11 ... led the team with 13.4 points per game, while also averaging 3.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists ... averaged two 3-pointers per game and shot 33 percent from beyond the arc ... made 79 percent of her free throw attempts ... began her college career at Columbus State in 2009-10 ... averaged 4.9 points in 10.8 minutes per contest ... shot 36 percent from 3-point range.
Started her prep career at Limestone High School in Bartonville, Ill., and played her final high school season at Hardaway High School in Columbus, Ga. ... led Hardaway to a 24-4 record and an appearance in the Georgia Elite Eight ... averaged 14.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.9 steals that year ... named Bi-City Player of the Year, all-region and first-team all-conference ... was a three-time all-conference performer (twice first-team) at Limestone.
Kelsie Renea Weynand ... born May 17, 1991 in Peoria, Ill. ... daughter of Rhonda and Greg Weynand ... has two sisters, Jessica and Breanna ... majoring in criminal justice.