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Kelsey Rector becomes first Salem basketball player with 1,000 career points

Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) became the first Salem College basketball player to score 1,000 career points. The senior scored a three-pointer with 10:49 left in the first-half against Piedmont Baptist College to eclipse the 1,000 point mark. The Spirits won the game 87-66, and Rector finished with 12 points and 9 assists.

January 27, 2010

Winston-Salem, NC-Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) became the first Salem College basketball player to score 1,000 career points. The senior scored a three-pointer with 10:49 left in the first-half against Piedmont Baptist College to eclipse the 1,000 point mark. The Spirits won the game 87-66, and Rector finished with 12 points and 9 assists.

Rector, a guard, led the Spirits in scoring for the past three seasons. She scored 193 points as a first-year, 257 points as a sophomore, and 297 points last year as a junior. She holds the Salem records for career points, points in a single game (35), as well as several other records.

She currently is averaging 16.5 points in 2010-2011, which leads the team. Rector is also averaging 3.1 rebounds per game and 1.9 steals per game. 

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