Kyleesha Weston is true point guard, filling a valuable need for the Buffaloes. She handles the ball and sees the floor very well, and has good quickness both offensively and defensively.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Park Hill High School, she was a finalist for the DiRenna Award as a senior, given to the top boys and girls high school basketball players in the Kansas City metro area. She averaged 18 points and nearly five assists per game, earning All-Suburban Big 6 Conference and Kansas City Star All-Metro honors. Weston helped the Trojans to a 16-9 record in 2012 and played in the annual HyVee/Pepsi Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Challenge in April. As a junior, she averaged 15.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 2.5 assists per game, landing a spot on the all-conference and all-district teams. She had six double-doubles (points and steals) and recorded season game highs with 29 points and 12 steals. Weston played club basketball for the MoKan Eclipse program.
Academics: She intends to major in sports medicine at Colorado and would like to become a physical therapist. Weston lists the passion to stay in sports after college as the influence on her major.
Personal: Born on July 20, 1994, she is the daughter of Kyle Sr. and Lisa Weston of Kansas City, Mo. She has one younger brother, Kyle Jr., who is in the eighth grade. Weston enjoys hanging out with friends and spending time with family. At one time she participated in gymnastics and can do flips. She can also sing and dance.