Kaylee Kilpatrick Signs New Contract In Germany

TORONTO, August 26, 2017 – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Kaylee Kilpatrick has signed a new contract with SG Weiterstadt of the German 2.Bundesliga.

Kilpatrick, a 6’4” center, played last season for Brunell Cork in the Irish Premier League, before joining the East Perth Eagles of the Australian State League for their summer season. During her 13 games with Brunell Cork, Kilpatrick was the league’s fourth leading scorer with 17.1 points per game, while adding 5.9 rebounds, and ranking fifth in the league in blocks with 2.3 per contest. In her 16 games in Australia, Kilpatrick averaged 13.6 points, 7.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 0.9 blocks per game.

A Saint John, New Brunswick native, Kilpatrick attended Harbour View High School, where she was the team MVP of both the basketball and volleyball teams in all four of her seasons. She helped Harbour View win the New Brunswick Juvenile Girls Basketball Championship every year from 2009 to 2011.

Kilpatrick then began her NCAA career with the University of New Hampshire Wildcats in the American east Conference (AEC) for the 2011-2012 season. In her sophomore year, Kilpatrick finished third in the AEC in blocks with 1.1 per game, and fourth in field goal percentage, shooting 46.0%. In her junior season, Kilpatrick averaged 8.2 points, 5.5 rebounds, and was again third best in the conference in shot blocking averaging 1.5 per game. She also helped lead New Hampshire to their second straight AEC tournament semi finals. In her last year at New Hampshire, Kilpatrick finished first in the AEC in blocks, averaging 1.6 blocks per game, was 23rd in scoring with 9.3 points per game, and 17th in rebounding with 5.1 per game. She was named to the AEC All-Defensive Team, as well as the AEC All-Academic Team for the second straight year. Throughout her career at UNH, Kilpatrick blocked 130 shots, which is fourth best in program history.

In 2015, Kilpatrick joined Brunell Cork for her first of two seasons in Ireland. She averaged 15.2 points and 8.0 rebounds per game, while ranking third in the Premier League in blocks with 2.8 per game. Kilpatrick also added 3.2 assists and 1.6 steals per game. She was recognized as a Eurobasket.com All-Irish Premier League Honorable Mention.

Kilpatrick is excited for the opportunity to develop in a new league this season and has her sights set on a championship run.

“I am really looking forward to the upcoming season and joining a new squad,” said Kilpatrick. “I am hoping to bring a strong presence inside and ultimately help win the league so we can be promoted to the first division.”

SG Weiterstadt finished last season with a 9-11 record, which was sixth in the South division of the 2. Bundesliga.

“Kaylee is a really strong post player who is very talented on the defensive end,” said Weiterstadt general manager, Michael Giesselbach. “This is exactly what we were looking for to enhance our current team. I am excited to have Kaylee under contract and looking forward to the season.”

For more information and individual box scores for Kaylee throughout the season please visit http://slansportsmanagement.com/kaylee-kilpatrick.

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