BYU Women’s Basketball guard Kailey Woolston announces she’ll serve an LDS mission

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Provo, Utah – 

On Tuesday, evening February 27th, BYU women’s basketball guard Kailey Woolston announced that she will be serving 18 month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Maryland Baltimore, per her Instagram post on Tuesday, February 27th.

Woolston said in her Instagram post, “I’m excited and blessed for this opportunity to serve an 18 month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints! I have been called to the Maryland Baltimore Mission!”

Prior to BYU, Woolston was the 2023 Utah Gatorade Player of the Year, 2023 Utah Miss Basketball, and led 6A in both scoring average and 3-pointers during her last season of high school, averaging 19.7 points per game.

The 5-foot-10 freshman guard has been one of focal points in BYU head coach Amber Whiting’s second season. Woolston has appeared and started in all 29 games in the 2023-24 season, averaging 34.1 minutes a game. Woolston has averaged 13.3 points per game on 46 percent shooting, and 44 percent from 3-point range.

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