Springs native, Mesa Ridge grad Kylee Shook selected 13th in WNBA Draft

Published: Apr. 18, 2020 at 10:42 PM MDT
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Colorado Springs was well represented in the 2020 WNBA Draft.

On Friday night, University of Louisville forward Kylee Shook was selected 13th overall by the New York Liberty. Shook is a 2016 graduate of Mesa Ridge and hails from Southern Colorado.

Shook was a Colorado basketball star from a young age. She was named the CHSAA 4A girls player of the year in 2015, and was a 2015 McDonald's All-American. Shook was also invited to try out for the U.S. National U-17 team.

At the University of Louisville, Shook averaged 10.1 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game as a senior. She was the first pick in the second round of the WNBA draft, selected immediately after her Cardinals teammate Jazmine Jones.

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